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Communication Systems Engineer
Bedford, MA

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Job Description

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.

Join MITRE's Satellite Communication department working on next generation DoD satellite communication systems. We are seeking a systems engineer with knowledge of Military Satellite Communication to shape the specification, development, integration, and test strategies of next generation Military Satellite Communications systems.

Key Functions:

* Responsibilities include performing systems engineering analysis for requirement trades, design and integration trades, end-to-end performance analysis, and identifying risk mitigation approaches.
* Tasks may include leading working groups or studies covering multiple engineering domains while interfacing and collaborating across multiple stakeholders to create timely and actionable recommendations.
* Tasks may also include hands-on prototyping, integration and testing activities.

Required Qualifications:

* Experience in systems engineering with expertise across the development lifecycle from concept development, through requirements definition, system development and integration, and into verification.
* 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.
* Experience in evaluating and testing complex systems.
* Strong interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate across multiple organizations and engineering disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Possess a collateral SECRET clearance and the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.
* Familiarity with Military Satellite Communications.
* Familiarity with EHF SATCOM.
* Familiarity with acquisition strategy.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science Degree and 8 years related experience

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