Space Sensor Subject Matter Expert at MITRE (McLean, VA)

MITRE’s Technical Analysis Department is looking for engineers, scientists and analysts with an interest in advancing and applying innovative science and engineering techniques to help solve some of our nation's most critical challenges in delivering services to citizens throughout defense and intelligence, homeland security and cybersecurity domains. We are looking for highly-motivated, adaptive, and self-directed candidates with a solid science and engineering foundation in or a motivation to build technical skills supporting the development and deployment of nationally important solutions.

As an engineer in Technical Analysis department, you will leverage and grow your scientific and analytic expertise to provide support across a variety of system engineering development lifecycles, through the design, implementation, and integration of enterprise systems and system-of-systems for MITRE’s sponsors.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Advising the government and providing recommendations of latest space sensor technologies and scientific development (e.g. MASINT, RF, Optical)
  • Providing papers, modeling and simulation and demonstrations justifying recommendations

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants selected for this position must have a current government TS security clearance. They must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Bachelors Degree in technical field (e.g. Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Systems Engineering, Physics)

Required Qualifications:

  • 3-5 Year experience in one of more of RF, SAR, Optical sensor operations, data management and processing.
  • Working knowledge of space sensors (from ground to space, or space to ground) and related environmental attributes and constraints.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active knowledge of DoD and IC space and counter space operations and assets.
  • Experience with space and ground sensors, their uses and limitations.
  • Understanding of space defense.
  • Experience with cost evaluation and DoD budgeting and fiscal operations.
  • Familiarity with space and counter space foreign threats and friendly operations.
  • Familiarity with FVEY interactions and cooperation in the intelligence domain.
  • Masters Degree in technical field (e.g. Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Systems Engineering, Physics) and 10 years experience.
  • Current government SCI security clearance with polygraph.

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