Underwater Sensors Engineer with Security Clearance

MITRE Corporation
Bedford, Massachusetts
May 18, 2024
May 30, 2024
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Full Time
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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. Department Summary: The Underwater and Acoustic Systems Department (L156) in MITRE Labs supports a wide range of BlueTech projects, driving transformative solutions and delivering cutting-edge technologies that address some of the most challenging issues our nation is facing, from national security and defense to climate change. We are seeking an Underwater Systems Engineer to aid in research and development, modeling and simulation, rapid prototyping, testing and evaluation, and workforce development. Desired fields include acoustic sensing, acoustic communications, unmanned underwater vehicles, maritime autonomy, oceanography, and climate science to support missions ranging from maritime defense to sustainable development of the Blue Economy. The ideal candidate will possess a strong ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment alongside technical leaders , while also being confident leading and contributing to projects outside those areas. Roles and Responsibilities: Support in the development of state-of-the-art signal processing algorithms for underwater sensing and communication systems
Support in the design of next-generation transducer and acoustic sensors
Conduct oceanographic acoustic modeling for predicting and assessing undersea sensor system characteristics
Rapidly prototype sensors and communication platforms
Work on uncrewed and remotely operated underwater vehicles Minimum Qualifications: Ability to obtain and maintain at least a Secret security clearance which requires US citizenship.
BS, MS, or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or related field.
Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of related experience; or an advanced degree with relevant experience who can immediately contribute at this job step; or equivalent combination of related education and work experience.
Proactive self-starter with strong analytical, problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Candidates must have a strong technical background with experience in one or more of the following: acoustic, radar, and/or sonar signal processing, algorithm development, detection and estimation theory, wave propagation, numerical methods, experimental data analysis, prototype development, and/or communication theory.
Experience using analytical software tools such as MATLAB or Python for modeling, simulation, and analysis of physical systems.
This position is h ybrid with an on-site requirement of 4 days per week. Preferred Qualifications: Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance.
Experience in acoustic, radar, and sonar signal processing, and prototype development.
Experience with field testing of maritime devices.
Ability to foster effective working relationships with internal and external parties.
Possess an external network of government sponsors and contacts. This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s): None This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s): Secret Work Location Type:
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