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Lead Wireless Signal Processing Engineer


Bedford, MA
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Job Details

Why choose between doing meaningful
work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because
MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challengesand
we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is
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dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our
workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional
professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that
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If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a
difference with us.


MITRE seeks motivated and
innovative engineers with a background in signal processing and physical layer
design to engage in research and development to enhance our nations systems
for wireless communications 


Key Functions:

Developing, applying and evaluating
state-of-the-art signal processing algorithms for secure wireless
communications 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 ones 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 strong
background in wireless communication system engineering, detection and
estimation. The candidate should have academic and/or professional experience
with 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.