• Research Scientist- Software Defined Radio (SDR)

    Location US-MD-College Park
    Job ID
    2018-52569
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Category
    Engineering
    Residency Status
    U.S. Citizenship Required
    Clearance
    No Clearance Required
    Employee Type
    Regular
    Time Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work.  We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges.  Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.  We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further.  To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

     

    Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. 

     

    Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

    Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

    Responsibilities

    Perform wireless system development on software defined radio (SDR) platforms to solve challenging problems across many applications. The candidate should be familiar with development on SDRs and familiar with signal processing techniques and implementation. The ideal candidate will also have a working knowledge of wireless protocols.

    Specific responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:
    - Designing, analyzing, modeling, and simulating signal-processing algorithms for wireless system applications, including multi-antenna communications, signals collection, RF geolocation and electronic attack.
    - Implementing, debugging and testing wireless application prototypes on third-party software-defined radio (SDR) platforms.
    - Writing design documents, simulation reports, and system documentation.

    Qualifications

    Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.

     

    • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
    • Experience developing signal processing applications on SDRs
    • Working knowledge of wireless technologies like LTE, 802.11, Bluetooth
    • Knowledge of the GNU Radio platform

    • Established record of design and implementation of wireless systems and/or subsystems
    • US. Citizen with a current security clearance of SECRET or above, or the ability to obtain a security clearance

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