• Distinguished Signal Processing Engineer

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/26/2018 6:55 PM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.


    Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.



    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   


    Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact hr@draper.com.


    In this role you will be developing new system concepts, shaping new ideas, leading proposals, and planning and directing R&D programs.   You will represent Draper to sponsors and collaborators as a subject matter expert, and help to identify, attract and mentor talented new staff members.  You will also investigate emerging technologies and advise on their engagement.



    • Candidate must have solid understanding of an important phenomenology, such as underwater acoustics, radio propagation or medical imaging; coupled with ability to apply a broad range of modern signal processing techniques. 

    • Strong communication, collaboration and presentation skills are a must. 

    • Prefer a PhD in science or engineering, with 10+ years of domain experience.


      Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen 



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