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The MITRE Corporation Associate Communication Systems Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts

Associate Communication Systems Engineer


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 challenges—and 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 day—working 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 MITRE—and make a difference with us.

The MITRE Satellite Communication department has an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic technical team having substantial impact on the design and development of next generation DoD communication systems. While our work focuses on radios/terminals that communicate with satellites, we are also responsible for developing communication capabilities that span space, aerial, terrestrial, nuclear and cyber military domains.

Key Functions:

  • Performing communication systems and sub-system analysis for requirements development, performance/benefit trade analysis, end-to-end performance analysis, modeling and simulation, integration and test, and developing approaches to identify and mitigate system risks.

  • Participating in working groups or studies covering multiple engineering domains, creating timely and actionable recommendations to shape DoD strategy, and interfacing and collaborating across multiple stakeholders to create optimized solutions to national problems.


Required Qualifications:

  • Broad communication systems engineering knowledge to support system development.

  • An ability to frame, analyze and solve technical problems. Strong interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate across multiple organizations and engineering disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Course work or experience in communication systems, communications theory, digital signal processing, design concepts

  • Co-op or internship in communication systems

Minimum Qualifications:


Eligible for a U.S. Secret

Job Systems Engineering

Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Mar 7, 2019, 4:39:00 PM

Req ID: 00051432

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