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Aberdeen, MD
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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 different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every 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 embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a difference with us.



This position is an exciting opportunity for a Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) engineer to help shape the future of Army and DoD-wide PNT solutions. This role would serve as an advisor to Army sponsors will be responsible for identifying and addressing new customer priorities as well as engaging MITRE resources to ensure that appropriate subject matter experts are engaged.

Key topics of interest include:
Assured PNT
Leveraging of multiple global navigation satellite systems (GNSS)
Countermeasures against Navigation Warfare (NAVWAR), Cyber, or Electronic Warfare (EW)
Integration issues with platforms, weapons, and/or other systems such as communications or EW

Required Qualifications:
 Experience in PNT systems of systems engineering, design, technical evaluation, or acquisition oversight
Familiarity with anti-jam antennas and signal processing
Knowledge of hardware including radio frequency (RF) through digital and embedded processing
Broad technical familiarity in PNT systems (spanning space / ground / user segment technologies), military and commercial
Experience with understanding gaps, formulating technical solutions, and also providing acquisition oversight for enterprise modernization of Army and Joint PNT systems.
Ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearance.

It is preferable for the candidate to have one or more of the following:

Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline
Knowledge of threats to PNT systems and their effective countermeasures
Understanding of PNT dependencies with other capabilities such as tactical communications, command and control, or targeting
Understanding of DoD weapon systems that rely on or incorporate PNT systems
Familiarity with emerging PNT technologies from industry or academia
Possess an active secret clearance.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or related discipline and 3 years related experience.