SATCOM Communications Engineer

The MITRE Corporation
Aberdeen, MD
Nov 24, 2021
Dec 06, 2021
Full Time
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"A cents € 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"A cents € 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"A cents € and make a difference with us.This position is an exciting opportunity for a SATCOM Systems Engineer to assume a technical leadership role in the modernization and development of satellite communications (SATCOM) systems. Candidates will work on a wide range of engineering challenges, including:Developing novel approaches to increase resiliency of SATCOM signals in contested and congested electromagnetic environments.Leveraging the latest advancements in DSP, antenna design, and AI/ML to provide diverse communication pathways and allow uninterrupted communications.Deliver recommendations for unified terminal deployment strategies.Investigate commercial technologies and provide strategic recommendations and designs of integrating commercial off the shelf systems and components into larger networks.Required Qualifications:BS in Electrical Engineering or a related field.Knowledge of wideband SATCOM (X, Ku, Commercial and Military Ka) Radio Frequency (RF) expertise.Knowledge of commercial SATCOM trends and capabilitiesKnowledge of current low/medium/geosynchronous Earth orbit (LEO/MEO/GEO) satellite systems.Experience in leading multiple engineering disciplines to provide solutions to complex problems that require unified software, hardware, mechanical, and reliability approaches while balancing cost and schedule constraints.Must have demonstrated proficiency and strength in verbal, written, PC, presentation, and communications skills.Preferred Qualifications:MS in Engineering or a related field.Communications signal processing, link design and analysisExperience in systems engineering with expertise across the development lifecycle from concept development, through requirements definition, system development and integration, and into verification.Phased array, small form factor, and modular/scalable Antenna expertise.Experience evaluating and testing SATCOM systems.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):Salary compensation range and midpoint:$95,500 - $120,800 - $144,900 AnnualMITRE requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. MITRE will provide reasonable accommodation to those with a medical condition, disability or a sincerely held religious belief that prevents them from receiving a vaccine so long as it does not create an undue hardship for MITRE and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the employee or others in the workplace.MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age; ancestry; color; family medical or genetic information; gender identity and expression; marital, military, or veteran status; national and ethnic origin; physical or mental disability; political affiliation; pregnancy; race; religion; sex; sexual orientation; and any other protected characteristics. For further information please visit the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission website EEO is the Law Poster, EEO is the Law Poster-Supplement and Pay Transparency.MITRE intends to maintain a website that is fully accessible to all individuals. If you are unable to search or apply for jobs and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of MITRE's employment process, please contact MITRE's Recruiting Help Line at 703-983-8226 or email at recruitinghelp@.Copyright A' (C) 1997-2021, The MITRE Corporation. All rights reserved. MITRE is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation. Material on this site may be copied and distributed with permission only.Benefits information may be found here

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