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Lead Antenna/Electromagnetics Engineer

Company: The MITRE Corporation
Location: Bedford
Posted on: June 12, 2021

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.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing technical solutions to complex technical challenges in the areas of antennas and electromagnetics
  • Building strong internal and external relationships to support developing business relationships with industry, academia, and government agencies
  • Applying state-of-the-art techniques in additive manufacturing to enhance antenna technologies
  • Utilizing commercial electromagnetic simulation software packages to model antennas, RF circuits, propagation, and scattering
  • Utilizing MATLAB code for sensing, communications, Electronic-Warfare (EW), and electromagnetics modeling
  • Leading small teams in designing innovative electromagnetics solutions to complex challenges
  • Identifying technology gaps and their solutions for insertion into both fielded and developmental systems.
  • Antenna testing including near-field and far-field measurements

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree and 8 years related experience
  • Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS, MS or PhD with related experience in electromagnetics/antenna design
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Top Secret security clearance
  • Experience with designing, prototyping, evaluating, testing and fielding innovative technical solutions
  • Experience in at least two subject areas typically associated with communications, sensing, EW, electromagnetics, signal processing, and RF hardware
  • Extensive experience with FEKO, CST, HFSS or a similar electromagnetic simulation code, and analytical tools such as MATLAB
  • Hands-on testing of microwave components and antennas along with array assembly and array integration and test
  • Exceptional oral and written technical communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in electrical engineering, math or physics
  • Experience designing solutions for Electronic Warfare applications
  • Experience in advanced manufacturing and additive manufacturing as applied to antennas and electromagnetic structures, advanced beamforming techniques, 5G technology, and multifunctional RF systems
  • Demonstrated experience in defining, building and enhancing a strong technical work program.
  • Demonstrated cost and schedule management experience

This requisition requires the following clearance(s):

Top Secret

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