MIT Lincoln Laboratory Tech Staff in Lexington, Massachusetts

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The BMDS Integration Group supports the Missile Defense Agency in the development, deployment, testing, and enhancement of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) that defends the United States, deployed forces, and allies from ballistic missile attacks. We continuously work to develop and enhance the BMDS elements to enable them to keep up with rapidly evolving threats. Our staff are involved in the development and integration of these elements from the analysis and characterization of the worldwide ballistic missile threat to fielding of new BMDS capabilities. To achieve this, we perform system and component engineering, algorithm development, advanced technology prototyping, and validation of performance by means of testing and analysis.

Primary responsibilities of this position include providing direction, vision and leadership to a multi-disciplinary team through the design, build, integration, test and technology transfer phases of RF projects; Providing continued expertise and solutions to government sponsors; Leading future radar studies; Applying advanced technologies to existing and new radar systems and developing novel concepts to meet future mission needs. The candidate must have the ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team to achieve these goals and will interface with Laboratory managements, government sponsors, radar operations and maintenance crews, as well as technical staff across the Laboratory.

Position Requirements:

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics, or a related field. In lieu of a PhD, an MS in the above areas with a minimum of 8 years of directly related experience will be considered.

  • 3 years or more of relevant design experience, integration and field testing of radar systems.

  • Candidate should have experience in several of the following areas: RF system integration, RF hardware design, RF component technology, Waveform generation, digital hardware design, radar signal processing, or radar system technology.

  • Candidate must have good organizational skills with the ability to complete assignments working independently and in a team environment, and effectively present/document results and be able to communicate effectively with colleagues, sponsors, and other research sites.

  • Assist in the development of proposals, schedules and cost estimates and execution of these efforts.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.