Signals Processing Engineer

Chantilly, VA

Job ID: 127074 Industry: Government

Signals Processing Engineer

Candidate must have TS clearance and be willing to sit for Poly

Program / Project Description:

Our client is the prime on this multiyear contract that supports a government customer.  The mission of the program is to conduct applied research and development, including the development and assessment of signal processing algorithms against real-world data.   We are looking for a skilled Signal Processing Engineer to be part of a strong team of scientists, engineers, and operations experts addressing some our nation’ s most difficult intelligence problems.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

The Signals Processing engineer will be responsible for conducting data processing and analysis. They will be performing research and development (R&D) in support of defense or intelligence community customers. The successful candidate would have experience with the development of digital signal processing algorithms and analysis tools, conducting data processing and analysis, as well as performing signal detection, characterization, and geolocation operations.

• Other duties include:
  • Participating in customer-sponsored field tests.
  • Defining sensor and signal processing system requirements for optimal performance against signals of interest.
  • Building and testing signal collection and processing systems, to include development of operational prototypes.
  • Designing prototype systems and implementing algorithms in hardware systems as research progresses toward practical application.
  • Process large data sets and tweak algorithms.

Required:
  • MS (EE, Physics, Mathematics or related field) with 2 years of relevant work experience or BS with 4 years
  • Ability to implement an algorithm or signal processing method based on a literature search or technical description
  • Fluency in MATLAB, SIMULINK, MATHCAD or similar simulation environment
  • Possess strong analytical skills in the areas of adaptive filter theory, spectral estimation, detection and estimation theory, linear algebra, and/or stochastic processes
  • Experience with one or more advanced computer programming languages such as C/C++, Fortran, or X-Midas

Desired:
  • Experience in implementing signal processing algorithms in embedded hardware systems

Job Type: Full Time 

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