Assistant Staff

Date: Mar 16, 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 a candidate to help architect, design, develop, and analyze the next generation of resilient space systems.  The successful candidate will work in multi-disciplinary teams executing technical research, building hardware prototypes, and advancing signal processing algorithms critical to National Security.  Activities may include RF and/or electronics design, digital / embedded systems, scientific programming, field data collection, data analysis, integration and test, and documentation.


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, or another relevant technical field. 
  • Relevant coursework, interest, and experience with several of the following areas:  analog / digital signal processing, analog / digital electronics, RF systems, embedded systems, remote sensing applications, electronic warfare, and aerospace applications.
  • 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.

For Benefits Information, click

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: 39656 #CJ

Nearest Major Market: Boston

Job Segment: Lab Assistant, Aerospace Engineering, Security Clearance, Electrical Engineering, RF, Science, Engineering, Government