Lead Electronic Warfare Engineer

MITRE Corporation   •  

Aberdeen, MD

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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8 - 10 years

Posted 31 days ago

You can have it all at MITRE. Professionally, you get to work with the best and brightest to come up with the big ideas that impact public, not commercial, interest. You get to work with government, industry, and academia to tackle our nation’s most complex challenges. Personally, you have the flexibility to enjoy your life beyond the office. From the job you do every day to solving problems for a safer world, to the results that motivate you, to who you are outside of work, MITRE gives you what you need to be happy and successful.

This position is an exciting opportunity for an experienced engineer to work on innovative tasks in support of Army Electronic Warfare (EW) programs to enhance the Army’s posture in complex and hybrid-warfare environments. The growing focus on near-peer adversaries and advances in C5ISR technologies has led the Army to increase their support on developing, integrating, and deploying non-kinetic techniques to Army Aviation and Ground assets. MITRE provides recommendations through analysis and pragmatic research for new technologies to counter the emerging threat. This work will be at Aberdeen Proving Grounds (APG) and include numerous functions and synchronization with a variety of Army and DoD organizations.

Candidates will work on a wide range of engineering challenges, including areas such as:

  • Develop technical white papers/briefings
  • Analyze use cases and identify related needs and requirement
  • Assess performance of systems and architectures against current requirements to identify gaps and prototype innovative solutions
  • Perform integration, testing and verification of candidate systems as well as the overall architecture

The candidate needs to have a Master of Science degree in a technical field (Electrical or Computer Engineering preferred), or at least 8 years of related experience, with a focus on electronic warfare, wireless communications or other relevant technical discipline.


The candidate should have a working knowledge of one or more of the following areas:

  • EW trends, threats, and trade-space
  • Hands-on experience and familiarity with DoD EW systems and RF Propagation physics
  • Modeling & Simulation techniques with MATLAB, Python, or equivalent
  • Current commercial wireless communications technologies and/or Radar technology
  • Basic digital signal processing theory understanding


The candidateshould have

  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to lead and facilitate a variety of technical discussions with both operational and technical personnel
  • Ability to engage with and make recommendations to senior Army sponsors

Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD secret clearance which will require US citizenship.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS and 8 years related experience

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