Electromagnetic Spectrum Policy and Regulation

The MITRE Corporation

Mc Lean, VA 22102

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

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The DoDIN Joint Warfighting Capabilities Department is seeking highly motivated, innovative, and self-directed engineers to join our team. You will be working with military and spectrum policy experts to shape and evolve Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS) national and international regulatory regulations to accomodate, enable, and advance sponsor missions. You will be focused on assessment of DoD spectrum-dependant systems to develop strategies to address our customer’s most challenging spectrum issues within the highly constrained and contested electromagnetic spectrum environment. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to assess technical solutions, research emerging technology and assess regulatory implications, develop negotiation strategies and formulate policy for regulatory engagement, influence national and international EMS regulatory decisions, and most importantely, directly impact the customer mission.


In this role, you will:


+ Serve as a trusted technical advisor to Senior Government Leaders, offering unbiased technical advice and recommendations leading to improved capabilities.


+ Provide strategic oversight and manage concurrent pieces of the work program, synchronize work products across different tasks, organizations, and contracting staff.


+ Execute White House, Congressional, and Secretary of Defense-directed analyses and studies focused on Electromagnetic Spectrum and wireless communications.


+ Provide technical inputs on policy and guidance development.


+ Lead or participate in inter-agency related forums.


+ Engage with stakeholders to analyze operational requirements, address networking challenges, apply sound technology solutions, and advance the state of communications and networking to benefit the customer’s mission.


Basic Qualifications:


+ Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 3 years’ experience; or equivalent combination of related education and work experience.


+ Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.


Required Qualifications:


+ Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering or related discipline.


+ Eight years of related experience and demonstrated experience in policy, regulation, or strategy related to one or more of the following areas: Spectrum management, spectrum sharing, spectrum coexistence, spectrum repurposing, emerging wireless technologies, use of the RF spectrum-dependent systems.


+ Strong Systems Engineering Skills.


+ Experience working directly with senior government leaders


+ Demonstrated collaboration and communication skills to support individual, team, and external stakeholder interactions.


+ Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.


+ Demonstrated ability to lead small or medium-sized teams to deliver customer products, including product definition, technical analysis, completion, and technical quality.


+ Strong technical background and self-discipline to stay up-to-date with emerging policy and technologies through continued learning, and active engagement with academia and industry.


Preferred Qualifications:


+ Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering or related discipline.


+ Strong understanding of the interworking of regulation/policy with technology development and ability to think strategically and assist in forming a long term vision.


+ Demonstrable experience in DoD and EMS strategic working groups, or DoD Policies and Directives related to the identified domains.


+ Expert knowledge of National and International EMS regulations, policy, procedures, and processes and a background applying spectrum regulatory expertise to spectrum access requirements.


+ Ability to apply RF engineering judgement to develop negotiation strategies to plan and execute customer influence of national and international regulatory decision making processes.


+ Experience forging agreement and consensus between communities of interest while accomplishing customer objectives.


This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):


This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):


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