• The MITRE Corporation
  • $116,070.00 -174,640.00/year*
  • Bedford, MA
  • Electronics/Semiconductors
  • Full-Time
  • 54 Wayte Rd

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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 candidate will provide technical support to a variety of government and internal projects in the area of HF/radar engineering. The candidate will play a key role in helping MITRE sponsors develop requirements, assess and mitigate risks, and prioritize engineering activities. The candidate's responsibilities will include conducting field experiments, analyzing data, modeling sensor behavior, and prototyping new software algorithms and/or hardware for insertion into both fielded and developmental systems. The successful candidate will have a background in electrical engineering or physics with a strong background in physics or understanding of RF propagation in the atmosphere/ionosphere, as well as strong written and oral communication skills.

Key Functions:

* Model, test, and analyze sensor systems at the system, module, and component levels in order to support hardware and software fielding decisions.
* Prototype new software algorithms and hardware designs for insertion into existing and developmental radar.
* Model RF propagation in the atmosphere/ionosphere using MATLAB or a similar programming language.
* Communicate results to sponsor and research communities.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Familiarity with at least two subject areas typically employed in radars such as antennas, signal processing, tracker design, RF hardware, or electromagnetic propagation.
* HF sensor development experience.
* Understanding of HF propagation theory and modeling experience

Minimum Qualifications:

* MS and 3 years related experience.
* PhD


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Associated topics: board, design, digital, engineer, engineer ii, h/w designer, layout, pcb, plc, systems engineer

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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