Principal Sensor Engineer

The Mitre Corporation Bedford , MA 01730

Posted 1 week ago

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:

  • Evaluating sensor related technologies, identifying risks and developing alternate solutions,

  • Performing system and sub-system level test,

  • Conducting experiments/data collections,

  • Designing and prototyping algorithm/signal processing solutions,

  • Data analysis,

  • Modeling system and sub-system behavior, and

  • Identifying technology gaps and their solutions for insertion into both fielded and developmental systems.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS and 10 years of related experience, including 2 years of leadership 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 in electrical engineering, math or physics

  • 10 years of strong technical skills related to radar, EO/IR, hyperspectral or HF sensor technologies

  • Experience with signal processing and algorithm development

  • Sensor modeling experience

  • Experience with designing, prototyping, evaluating, testing and fielding solutions

  • Candidate must possess an active DoD Secret clearance and have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in electrical engineering, math or physics

  • Experience with radar Electronic Warfare

  • Possess an active DoD Top Secret clearance

MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual identity, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status.

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