Waveform Development Engineer
The Leidos Electronic Warfare and Signal Intelligence Systems Division has an exciting opportunity for a Waveform Development Engineer based Arlington, VA. Our division primarily focuses on research & development and advanced prototyping, transforming state of the art signal processing and communications algorithms into real-time software systems.
Under general supervision, the successful candidate will work on project teams that conceive, analyze, design, implement, test, and deploy software-based solutions for modern communications systems. Implementation includes algorithm development, hardware control, system optimization and deployment strategies. This position requires a high degree of autonomy and involves direct interaction with end users and customers.
External Referral Eligible
Bachelor s degree in Electrical Engineering or other equivalent field of discipline
8 to 12 years of relevant experience
Demonstrated capability in scientific programming with C, C++, Python, MATLAB
Strong background in DSP technologies and/or in communications theory
Knowledge of DSP concepts including multi-rate filtering, FFT/IFFT, signal conditioning
Knowledge of communications concepts including MIMO, OFDM, QPSK, spread spectrum, interleaving, error correction codes, signal detection, synchronization
Practical hands-on experience implementing custom communication waveforms into COTS Software Defined Radio (SDR)
SECRET level clearance
Master s degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering or equivalent field of discipline
Experience in practical system development, deployment and leading others
VHDL or FPGA experience
Strong RF system design experience for wireless communications
Cellular communications systems
Modern modulation schemes
DSP Algorithm Development
External Referral Bonus:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Signal Processing Engineering
Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)
Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .
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