GNU Radio Engineer

8 - 10 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18
El Segundo, CA
8 - 10 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18

Responsibilities

The Aerospace Corporation’s Digital Communications Implementation Department uses software define radio and FPGA technology to design digital transceivers.   We conduct our own research and development and in this position you can have the opportunity to innovate in algorithm design.  Join us on the leading edge of digital communications development.

 

***This position can be filled as an Aerospace Senior Member of Technical Staff or Engineering Specialist*** 

Key Functions

  • This position requires the selected candidate to have a strong theoretical digital communication foundation and to be extremely hands-on.
  • The selected candidate will be working in a digital communication team whose main objective is to create prototypes of communication systems using software defined radio solutions.
  • Candidate needs to be able fully design digital communication transceiver prototypes using platforms including software defined radios (SDRs) and potentially FPGAs.
  • For this position being familiar with GNURadio SDR programming environment is a requirement.
  • As part of other R&D activities, the selected candidate will also conduct specialized technical studies, lead internal research and development efforts.
  • Candidate should be eager to explore modern techniques and unconventional methods for algorithm design and problem solving.
  • We are looking for a person who can work and potentially lead small groups of engineers.
  • We expect the chosen candidate to be able to be an active software developer in some of the programming languages described below.

Qualifications

Required

  • More than two years of experience since obtaining a bachelor's degree.
  • Experience in prototyping of digital communication systems and/or algorithms.
  • Working knowledge of digital communication prototyping using GNURadio.
  • A theoretical understanding and practical experience with modern communication and digital signal processing techniques.
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following programming languages: Python, C/C++ and MATLAB within Unix/Linux programming environments.

 

Qualifications for Engineering Specialist

  • More than 7 years of experience since obtaining a bachelor's degree.
  • Experience in prototyping of digital communication systems and/or algorithms is required
  • Working knowledge of digital communication prototyping using GNURadio
  • A theoretical understanding and practical experience with modern communication and digital signal processing techniques.
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following programming languages: Python, C/C++ and MATLAB within Unix/Linux programming environments.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

 

Preferred

  • Advanced degree in the area of digital communications, machine learning or signal processing.
  • Experience with working with Linux, and development on a Linux platform.
  • Hands on experience implementing communication algorithms using embedded software, FPGA, SDRs.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodology.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain (current active clearance is not a requirement but is preferred) and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.

Transcript Requirement

Transcripts are required for this position.

 

Additional Requisition Details

System Job Title: MEMBR-TCH STF SR  

Clearance Requirement: Secret 

Access: None 

Polygraph: None 

Relocation Available:  Yes 

Employment Type: Regular 

Work Schedule: Full Time

Requisition ID: 34001

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