Assistant Staff - Electrical Engineering

Date: Mar 11, 2023

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

The Electronics for Contested Space Group develops RF and advanced electronic systems for space control missions and technology in the protection of our Nation’s most important space capabilities.  This work includes the design and development of state-of-the-art satellites and satellite payloads, novel concepts for resilient space architectures, and the Nation’s most sensitive radars, optics, and passive RF systems.  Our group also collaborates across the Laboratory to provide engineering rigor and experience to some of the most critical Laboratory programs.  Examples of recent projects include the prototyping of electronic systems and effects, hardware-in-the-loop testing of tactically-relevant payloads with surrogate threat systems, and RF subsystem development for satellites. 

Job Description

Group 94, Electronics for Contested Space, is seeking an electrical engineer to help design, build, and test advanced electronics and RF systems.  Activities may include electronics and/or RF design, hardware development, integration and test, test automation, data analysis, and documentation (schematics, interconnects, board layout, performance, etc.).  The successful candidate will work on multi-disciplinary teams executing advanced research and developing systems critical to National Security.


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or a related technical field with directly relevant work experience. 
  • Relevant coursework, interest, and experience with at least one of the following areas:  analog / digital electronics design, power system design, RF design, radar applications, satellite subsystem development, PCB layout, or test automation (LabView, GPIB, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with others respectfully and develop productive working relationships.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written communication.
  • Familiarity with C/C++, MATLAB, Python, or other scientific programming languages.

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Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

To safeguard our health and well-being, MIT Lincoln Laboratory requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees.  Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reason.

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.


Requisition ID: 39655 #CJ

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