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Wireless Communications Engineer

MITRE


Location:
McLean, VA
Date:
03/21/2018
2018-03-212018-05-18
Categories:
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Programming/Systems
  • Signal Processing
  • Antennas and Propagation
  • Communications
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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 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.


 


MITRE's SIGINT, Communications, and PNT department is seeking a motivated communications and digital signal processing(DSP) engineer to support wireless communications programs in McLean, Va. This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a strong team of technically strong engineers to analyze and solve complex communications problems for our government sponsors.


 


Key Functions:


 


  • Perform detailed modeling and simulation of communications and/or sensor systems.

  • Design and apply digital signal processing algorithms to communications problems.

  • Provide data processing and theoretical analysis for performance assessments.

  • Provide insight into novel technologies or implementation of existing technologies in novel ways.

  • Explore, develop, and assess waveform capabilities.

  • Assess communications device limitations and provide recommendations for potential improvements.

  • Work effectively with program team members to achieve program objectives.

  • Help lead analysis efforts with small teams.















Required Qualifications:


 


  • Strong understanding of basic DSP concepts and communications technologies and principles, including waveforms and modulation design, signal propagation, signal detection and algorithm design.

  • Experience and understanding of system performance analysis.

  • Ability to develop novel approaches for technical problems.

  • Good writing and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as providing individual contributions.

  • Matlab programming

 



Bachelors Degree in one of the following disciplines, Electrical, Computer or Systems Engineering and 3 years related experience. The candidate will demonstrate advanced principles, theories, concepts comparable to those obtained with a master's degree in the fields listed below. The candidate demonstrates sponsors'/customers' missions, domains, challenges. Fully responsible for deliverablesincluding definition, completion, and technical quality, as well as assuring consistency across the responsibility span.