The MITRE Corporation Lead Wireless Signal Processing Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts

Lead Wireless Signal Processing Engineer


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MITRE seeks motivated andinnovative engineers with a background in signal processing and physical layerdesign to engage in research and development to enhance our nation’s systemsfor wireless communications

Key Functions:

Developing, applying and evaluatingstate-of-the-art signal processing algorithms for secure wirelesscommunications systems development and analysis, including modulation, coding,channel equalization, interference cancellation, and geolocation.

The candidate is expected to:

  • Apply signal processing, systems engineering, physics and math to a diverse set of challenges.

  • Learns quickly on the job.

  • Interface directly with defense and intelligence community sponsors and other contractors.


Required Skills:

  • An exceptionally clear and structured thought process and coherent decision making skills.

  • The ability to adapt and expand one’s skillset to solve the problem at hand.

  • A desire to focus on technical and high impact work above all other factors.

  • Ability and desire to document results through technical and non-technical briefings, memos, and formal reports.

  • Ability to work in classified environments

Prefered Qualifications:

Candidates will have a strongbackground in wireless communication system engineering, detection andestimation. The candidate should have academic and/or professional experiencewith as many of the following topics as possible:

  • Digital signal processing and stochastic processes

  • Engineering mathematics: calculus, differential equations, linear algebra

  • Wireless communications

  • Modulation and Coding

  • Detection and estimation

  • State-space modeling and linear systems theory

  • Probabilistic reasoning and graphical models

  • Proficient with Python, C/C , and/or MATLAB

  • Software development, debugging, and support


  • BS and 8 years related experience.

Job Electrical Engineering

Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting Feb 9, 2018, 12:00:00 AM

Req ID: 00049280