Senior Principal Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Engineer

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General Dynamics Mission Systems
DSP, Engineer, Engineering, Wireless, Performance, Python, FPGA, Artificial Intelligence, Systems
Full Time

Job Description

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience.

Clearance Requirements:

(Obtainable) Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

Imagine being part of the team that develops the technologies, products and services that help our nation's heroes keep our nation safe. The work is important. The challenges are career-defining. The opportunity is waiting for you at GDMS in San Jose.

The Senior Principal Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Engineer will be part of an innovative team which works to solve complex problems where the solutions provide truly meaningful results. This individual is expected to work effectively in multi-disciplined engineering teams where communication and innovation is key.

What you'll experience:

  • Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discovered

What you bring to the table:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with emphasis in Digital Signal Processing, Communication Theory, Wireless Communications, or equivalent and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
  • Conceptualize, design, and model world class Signal Processing algorithms for complex integrated HW/SW systems
  • Performance evaluation of signal processing solutions
  • Work effectively in a cross functional team as well as a diverse customer base
  • Develop testing criteria and execute validation of designs
  • Experience working in a fast-paced development environment focused on fielding complex signal processing solutions
  • Proficient in signal processing algorithm coding implementation in one or more of MATLAB, X-Midas, C, C++, Python
  • Understanding of signal analysis, estimation, and processing techniques
  • Experience processing and generating RADAR signals and developing RADAR algorithms
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, verbal and written communication, presentation and organizational skills
  • Proven technical leadership skills - ability to generate and deliver creative problem solutions
  • Strong ability to manage tasks and projects independently with urgency
  • Proven record of continued self-improvement of skills

What sets you apart:

  • Advanced degree in relevant field of study
  • Experience implementing signal processing algorithms on FPGA's and GPU's
  • Experience with Agile development
  • Experience with Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence


Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

Company Information

At General Dynamics Mission Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, we develop mission critical C4ISR solutions across the land, sea, air, space and cyber domains, but that doesn’t tell our whole story. When downed pilots are isolated in enemy territory, our equipment gives them a lifeline to call home. When a student opens a textbook to learn about the universe, they’re looking at data and pictures sent using our technology. When the government needs to share crucial top-secret information, our products help them keep this information out of the wrong hands. When sailors need to locate underwater mines, our technology allows them to find explosives with unmanned underwater vehicles.

Delivering C4ISR technology is what we do but we think why we do it is more important

Dice Id : 10379933
Position Id : 2021-49983
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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