6 days old
2018-07-102018-08-13

Wireless Communications Engineer

MITRE
Colorado Springs, CO

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.

 


Be part of a high-impact wireless communications engineering FFRDC team. Career opportunities exist at all levels to define the future wireless communications architectures needed to support future resilient space enterprise. Come build this critical infrastructure a future satellite and ground communications enterprise that is integrated, comprehensive, forward looking. We need your innovation to solve the most challenging problems in satellite communications.

Work as part of a team of experts and multi-disciplinary engineers in developing, applying, and evaluating state-of-the-art communications techniques and technologies. Candidates would make the following contributions:
postulate, develop, implement, and evaluate state-of-the-art communications techniques for both RF and optical systems
conduct system level and component technical trades
conduct detailed modeling & simulation of communications channels, detection processes, modulation and demodulation techniques, error correction coding
develop and analyze requirements, specify RF and optical communications performance and interfaces
develop anti-jam, robust, resilient techniques and applications
develop technical white papers and briefings on communications system design and development issues
mature advanced concepts to high technology readiness
lead small technical teams.


The candidate shall have core skills in:
wireless communications & digital communications theory
error correction coding
spread spectrum & multiple access techniques
digital signal processing
computer analysis and simulation tools such as Matlab and STK
excellent written communication and presentation skills
interpersonal skills to effectively interact with customers, project leaders, team members, and contractors

The favored candidate shall have skills in:
estimation and detection theory
probability theory & stochastic processes
antenna design & propagation theory
some knowledge of orbital mechanics
software development, debugging, and support

BS in electrical engineering, physics, or mathematics and 1-5 years of related experience
Preferred MS or PhD in same disciplines

TS/SCI required

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