Director Wireless Systems and Networks – Job Order 2822

Director Wireless Systems and Networks – Job Order 2822
Location: anywhere between Barnardsville, NJ and Washington, DC
Compensation: DOE
US citizenship required

My client, a company of over 10,000 employees, works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. They are more than a research lab; they are an innovation hub. They have an entreprenurial spirit molding technology of the future. They are involved in cybersecurity, data analytics, advanced networking, wireless and mobility, display technologies, optical and quantum, power grid and IoT security, and electronic warfare. The industries they work in include smart cities and smart phones, intelligent battlefields and autonomous systems, telecommunications, energy, finance, government, life sciences and defense. They have 225 scientists, engineers and analysts on staff, 260+ issued, licensed and pending patents. They have more than 125 PhD’s on staff, 40+ collaborations with universities, research organizations and vendors. Assitionally they have 100+ on-going customer-funded research and technology programs.

This position is a key leadership role focusing within the wireless systems and networks research areas. The position will help develop and lead research in digital RF communications, RF signal processing, spectrum sensing, wireless networking and will employ novel concepts to bring to bear to hard problems. Other areas of interest include AI/ML and cyber security as it pertains to wireless systems and networks. The ideal candidate should have existing relationships within research and development customer agencies (DARPA, CERDEC, AFRL, and Intelligence Customers) and should have managed multiple different research projects sponsored by these organizations.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop a unified technical and business strategy for the Wireless Systems and Networks department,
Expand both the business and customer base of the department,
Ensure successful execution of projects and transition of technologies to downstream customers,
Line management, including recruiting, hiring and professional staff development, and
Collaborate with other managers within the company to ensure the overall success of the organization

The location for this position is flexible to anywhere on the East Coast till Washington, DC .

Requires BA/BS with 12 to15 years, with at least six plus years as a manager. Incumbent will have a specialized knowledge in one or more fields of disciplines and general knowledge in a number of others.

Qualification Preferred:

Ph.D. in Engineering or Applied Physics or M.S. in Engineering with required experience.
Experience in Wireless Systems research, in areas such as RF Signal Processing, digital communications, wireless networking, including network control and optimization
The location for this position is flexible to anywhere on the East Coast till Washington, DC .

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