6 days old

Communication Systems Engineer L4/5

Bedford, MA
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Join MITREs Satellite Communication department working on next generation DoD satellite communication systems. We are seeking a systems engineer with knowledge of Military Satellite Communication to shape the specification, development, integration, and test strategies of next generation Military Satellite Communications systems.


Key Functions:

  • Responsibilities include performing systems engineering analysis for requirement trades, design and integration trades, end-to-end performance analysis, and identifying risk mitigation approaches.
  • Tasks may include leading working groups or studies covering multiple engineering domains while interfacing and collaborating across multiple stakeholders to create timely and actionable recommendations.
  • Tasks may also include hands-on prototyping, integration and testing activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in systems engineering with expertise across the development lifecycle from concept development, through requirements definition, system development and integration, and into verification.

  • Experience in leading multiple engineering disciplines to provide solutions to complex problems that require unified software, hardware, mechanical, and reliability approaches while balancing cost and schedule constraints.

  • Experience in evaluating and testing complex systems. 

  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate across multiple organizations and engineering disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess a collateral SECRET clearance and the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

  • Familiarity with Military Satellite Communications.

  • Familiarity with EHF SATCOM.

  • Familiarity with acquisition strategy.

Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelor of Science Degree and 8 years related experience


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