RF Communications and DSP Engineer III

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/30/17
Annapolis Junction, MD
5 - 7 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/30/17


Axios, a wholly owned subsidiary of LGS Innovations, is seeking a RF Communications and Digital Signal Processing Engineer III for several of our locations. This person will provide Radio Frequency (RF) Communications and Digital Signal Processing support to a project team.  Work with a broad range of technologies on a multi-disciplinary design team.

Axios, a wholly owned subsidiary of LGS Innovations, is dedicated to protecting America from harm by supporting the missions of the Department of Defense and its Intelligence Community partners. With a highly educated and experienced team, Axios designs, develops, delivers, and operates leading-edge processing solutions and products in the fields of communications, digital signal processing, software, networkengineering, system engineering, and system integration. Axios puts a strong emphasis on innovation, agility, honesty, trustworthiness, and teamwork, and offers mission-focused technological innovation to address critical needs in the areas of RF communications, mission operations, frameworks and open processing architectures, software defined radio, and tactical programs.

Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, Axios provides mission-focused support across several U.S. and overseas locations. We provide our employees with competitive compensation packages and a full range of benefits, including vacation, medical, dental, life insurance, a 401(k) plan, tuition assistance, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop software to perform detection, demodulation and processing of RF communications systems

  • Implement signal processing techniques and modernRF communications standards as published in the literature

  • Travel to other LGS Locations or Customer Sites as necessary

  • Understand and adhere to all LGS Ethical and Compliance policies

  • Proactively ensure a safe work environment and adhere to LGS EH&S policies and procedures

  • Perform other duties as required
  • If required, obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level to perform the job


Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Bachelor’s degree in ElectricalEngineering, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline and 4-6 years of related experience or a combination of education and related experience.

    • 4 years of additional experience may be substituted for degree

  • Experience with RF Communications and Digital Signal Processing software development
  • 4-8years of experience in Software Defined Radio development

  • Experience with detection, demodulation and processing of modernRF communications systems

  • Knowledge of Software Defined Radio (SDR) frameworks and standards such as Software Communications Architecture (SCA), GNU Radio, REDHAWK and X-Midas
  • Experience programming in a Linux environment using at least one of the following: C/C++, Java, or Python
  • Good verbal and writing skills with attention to detail and ability to create technical documentation and plans

  • Active U.S. Government Clearance Required: TS/SCI w/poly

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in Government office environment.

Work is typically performed in office environment which requires proper safety precautions.  Work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes, or equipment.

The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.

Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Axios is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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