The MITRE Corporation Senior/Lead Wireless Systems Engineer in McLean, Virginia

JobTitle Senior/Lead Wireless Systems Engineer

Job Highlights MITRE seeks an experienced and self-starting engineer and subject matter expert to help support a Sponsor office in the area of wireless communications in direct support of missions. This position will be located at a Sponsor site, evaluating potential technologies and solutions and developing/implementing strategies to best use them in support of critical national missions.

Why Should I Consider MITRE?

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Key Functions

• Perform hands-on technical analysis and execute engineering studies to make recommendations for improvements in products using wireless technology across the Sponsor problem space.

• Apply and substantiate engineering judgment and make recommendations on Sponsor’s development concepts and products.

• Design and develop technical experiments to answer or validate mission critical technical questions.

• Engage with external stakeholders to understand technical requirements

• Work with Sponsor to ensure capability is fully utilized and value is fully leveraged

• Work in a dynamic environment addressing cutting-edge technology challenges and be able to approach new problems where a solution does not already exist.

• Lead small teams of subject matter experts (SMEs) to address specific tasks as necessary.

Location VA: McLean Campus

Required Skills:

• Experience applying knowledge of:

o Wireless network trends and developments to include both mobile devices and wireless networking protocols.

o Sponsor mission constraints and requirements

o 4G/LTE, WCDMA, GSM, MIMO, Android

• Excellent written and verbal communication. This is a sponsor facing position.

• Self-starter with initiative and vision

Preferred Qualifications

  • Commercial wireless industry experience

  • Wireless analysis tool assessment and evaluation

  • Knowledge of Sponsor mission area

Minimum Education/ Experience BS and 8 years related experience.

Travel Statement *This position will require overnight travel up to 15 % of the time as well as some local travel.

Clearance SCI w/Poly

Clearance Statement

To be eligible for consideration for this position you must have a current Government Polygraph clearance.

Relocation Assistance Provided No

Career Level Experienced

Professional Area Engineering

Req ID 29101BR