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MIT Lincoln Laboratory Group 65--Summer Research Program Intern--Graduate, 5G Development and Analysis in Lexington, Massachusetts

The Tactical Networks Group specializes in advanced network and communications systems development, with a focus on mobile and airborne networks of the future. Tactical wireless networks differ from commercial wireless networks in the lack of infrastructure to support stable connectivity. The varied and stressing operational environment, as well as aircraft speeds and maneuverability, and platform integration provide additional challenges to communication and network systems. The Tactical Networks Group uses a combination of technical analysis, modeling, simulation, emulation, prototype development, and flight tests to develop new communication systems and evaluate and predict their performance.

Job Description

The Tactical Networks Group is seeking a graduate level summer intern to contribute to research in the area of the 5G PHY layer. The intern will contribute to the development of a 5G hardware testbed and/or analysis of 5G PHY layer algorithms. As a member of our research team, the intern will have the opportunity to be engaged in the analysis of some of the most challenging problems, collaborate with Laboratory scientists and engineers, observe and apply system engineering methodologies and solutions to complex communications systems.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Pursuing MS, or PhD in Electrical or Computer Engineer or Computer Science

  • Knowledge and coursework in the communication systems PHY layers required

  • Experience with MATLAB, software defined radio or 4G/5G is desired.

  • Familiarity with C/C++ required

Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.

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