The MITRE Corporation Satellite Communications Engineer, Lead in Bedford, Massachusetts
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MITRE’s Nuclear Enterprise Programs Division has an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic technical team having substantial impact on the design and development of next generation DoD systems. Our work focuses on Nuclear domain systems.
We are seeking a Lead Communications Systems Engineer with knowledge of Military Satellite Communication to lead the specification development, integration, and test strategies of next generation Military Satellite Communications systems. This is an opportunity for a Communications Systems Engineer who is highly motivated, innovative and proactive. This position provides challenging opportunities to apply and expand one’s systems architecture, modeling and trade space analysis skills.
Performing systems engineering analysis for requirement trades, design and integration trades, end-to-end performance analysis, and identifying risk mitigation approaches
Articulating major uncertainties associated with systems architectures, defining risks and opportunities associated with the uncertainties
Communicating work program uncertainties, risks and opportunities with department leadership and Sponsors
Leading the development, decomposition, and review system requirements
Supporting requirements management, interface management and architecture change management processes
Translating analysis results into actionable recommendations for the US Government agencies
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
Bachelor's Degree and 8 years of related experience; or 6 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 3 years’ experience
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD TS/SCI clearance
Demonstrated proficiency and strength in verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated proficiency in virtual and live presentation of complex technical issues
Experience with planning, executing and presenting complex trade studies
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 leading the evaluation and testing of complex systems
Strong social skills to effectively collaborate across multiple organizations and engineering disciplines
Advanced degree in technical field of study with 10 years of experience and leadership experience
Candidates that possess a current/active DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance are preferred
Familiarity with Military Satellite Communications, especially familiarity with EHF and AEHF SATCOM and associated Satellite Communications terminals (MILSTAR, FAB-T, FET, SMART-T, SCAMP)
Familiarity with acquisition strategy including DODD 5000.01 and Middle Tier Acquisition (Section 804)
Experience with multi-disciplinary modeling and simulation (physics-level, engineering-level and/or operational-level)
Documented success applying modern system engineering methods including MBSE
Experience with capabilities trade analysis, mission analysis, information assurance, systems integration, and understanding of the relationships between operational, technical, and system’s architecture
Understanding of the nuclear environment
Familiarity with Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC3)
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):
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