The MITRE Corporation Electrical Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts
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The Underwater and Acoustic Systems Department (L156) in the MITRE Labs Sector supports a wide range of BlueTech projects, driving transformative solutions and delivering cutting-edge technologies that address some of the most challenging issues our nation is facing, from national security and defense to climate change.
We are seeking a Lead Electrical Engineer to aid in research and development, modeling and simulation, rapid prototyping, testing and evaluation, and workforce development. Desired fields include acoustic sensing, acoustic communications, unmanned underwater vehicles, maritime autonomy, oceanography, and climate science to support missions ranging from maritime defense to sustainable development of the Blue Economy. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional technical leadership abilities in their established areas of expertise, while also being confident leading and contributing to projects outside those areas.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Lead teams of others to solve complex problems and use sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgement and identify innovative applications.
Independently lead technical development and communicate results with internal and external parties.
Assist the department leadership team with workforce shaping, support program development, and maintain awareness of emerging technologies.
Help evolve the department vision and contribute to the technical roadmap.
Ability to obtain and maintain at least a Secret security clearance which requires US citizenship.
BS, MS, or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or related field.
Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 3 years’ experience; or equivalent combination of related education and work experience.
Proactive self-starter with strong analytical, problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Candidates must have a strong technical background with experience in one or more of the following: acoustic, radar, and/or sonar signal processing, algorithm development, detection and estimation theory, wave propagation, numerical methods, experimental data analysis, prototype development, and/or communication theory.
Experience using analytical software tools such as MATLAB or Python for modeling, simulation, and analysis of physical systems.
Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance.
Subject matter expertise in acoustic, radar, and sonar signal processing, and prototype development.
Experience with field testing of maritime devices.
Ability to foster effective working relationships with internal and external parties.
Experience with US government systems and US government research ecosystem.
Possess an external network of government sponsors and contacts.
This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):
This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):
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