Software Signal Processing Engineer

Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/16/2018 9:58 AM)
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The successful individual will implement, and contribute to the design of, software-defined radio transceiver functions as an important member of a multidisciplinary design team.  Working with senior systems engineers and analysts, the individual will develop, code and test real-time signal processing applications running on high-performance racks and graphic processing units.  This position offers the individual an exceptional opportunity to expand her/his expertise with software defined radio, and to advance into a senior systems engineering role as her/his skills develop.


  • The individual should possess strong software development skills and be familiar with design, analysis and coding using tools such as C/C++, Matlab, and CUDA. 
  • Familiarity with X-Midas and Integrated Performance Primitives are a plus. 
  • The individual should hold at least a BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or a closely related field. 
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills are a must.   
  • US citizenship is required. 
  • TS/SCI clearance is desired.


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