SIGINT/EW Lead Engineer/Analyst

Electrical Engineering
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MITRE's Communications, SIGINT & PNT Department is looking for individuals with an understanding of SIGINT and EW mission applications, infrastructure, hardware, and software for both ground and airborne platform systems.  This fast-paced Army program has a broad and dynamic set of projects that focus on research engineering, systems engineering, agile acquisition, cyber security, experimentation toward implementing electronic warfare capabilities. We are seeking innovative and energetic engineers to collaborate closely with our sponsors and team to identify critical problems and develop approaches to address them. Ideally, this candidate is a technical leader in their specific SIGINT capability area (e.g., phased-arrays, receiver design, custom waveforms, signal processing and/or demodulation, encryption, etc.).  Preference will be given to those candidates who understand SIGINT and EW requirements, policies, and authorities.  However, introductory level knowledge is acceptable for candidates possessing the core skills that have shown the ability to work independently and rapidly learn new concepts. Work responsibilities include:
  • System engineering function to inform, guide, and implement our sponsor’s SIGINT and EW modernization strategy to include advising on acquisition strategy and contract language to ensure maximum value for the government
  • Serve as independent technical advisor on government SIGINT and EW working groups
  • Ability to build strong relationships within MITRE internal resource organizations to provide the government with critical subject matter expertise as needed
  • Act as an interface to remote engineering teams to support development and system analysis activities
  • Influence the sponsor’s, MITRE’s, and the greater EW community’s long-term, strategic technical development for specific missions
  • Coordinate with related sponsors to understand their SIGINT investment strategies and enable cross-sponsor engagement

Position requires to be onsite with the government at Fort Brag with the need to travel to other locations.


Travel 40%

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of DSP concepts and communication technologies
  • Working knowledge of communications theory including waveforms, modulation design, signal propagation
  • Understanding of system performance analysis
  • Experience in laboratory testing and experimentation
  • programming experience in Matlab, and at least one of Python and or C/C++ programming

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in EE, mathematics, or physics
  • Familiarity with communications analysis tools
  • Real time threading and processing architectures

Minimum Qualifications:
  • BS and 8 years related experience. 

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