Principal Communications Engineer

    Updated 4 days ago
    Reston, VA 20190
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    Security Clearance Active SECRET clearance required. Principal Communications Systems Designer We are seeking talented and motivated individuals to tackle challenging engineering problems. As a Principal Communication Systems Designer, you will be responsible for architecting new communication signals with applications to complex electronic systems for various environments you will perform digital signal processing and signals analysis you will guide implementation of demos in the lab, as well as fieldable prototypes you will design comms operational capabilities for a wide diversity of applications and support strategic business development. You will work in a fast paced environment, collaborating in multi-disciplinary teams with opportunities to learn, grow, and contribute to a variety of projects in this area. Applicants should possess solid skills in developing novel communication signals with applications in complex electronic systems and operational experience designing waveforms. You should also have familiarity with state-of-the-art digital signal processing methods and digital communication systems. Specific Responsibilitiesbull Architect communication signals with applications to complex electronic systemsbull Model and simulate RF signals and channels for different applications and environmentsbull Design and integrate communication systemsbull Specify system architecture and requirements based on customer needsbull Support business development, write proposals, white papers, and technical documentsbull Deliver technical presentations to internal and external customersbull Mentor junior colleagues and support technology roadmap development Required Qualificationsbull PhD, MS+10, or BS+12 in Electrical Engineering or similarbull Expert knowledge architecting communication waveforms and protocols at the PHY-MAC layersbull 8+ years application of signal processing methods for signal analysis and waveform generationbull 4+ years experience analyzing and designing waveforms to meet requirements for various applications and environmentsbull Strong skills in RF theory, digital signal processing, and wireless communicationsbull Experience performing lab demos and execution of comms system integrationbull Capability to work on fast paced projects, guiding quick-turn experiments and rapid prototypingbull Proven successful proposal writing Preferred Qualificationsbull MSEE+10 or PhD in Electrical Engineeringbull Experience leading comms systems design and being the lead defining system architecturebull Deep knowledge doing signal propagation and communication channel modelingbull Hands-on experience with SDR, GNU radiosbull Experience implementing fieldable prototypes and doing field testingbull Experience with MATLAB simulation and modeling of RF signals and channelsbull Experience with detection and estimation techniquesbull Familiarity with Edge AI, machine learning algorithmsbull Author of Intellectual Property, whitepapers, conference or journal publications bull Active Secret security clearance and ability to acquire Top Secret Level
    Posting ID: 608290796Posted: 2021-05-13Job Title: Principal Communication Engineer