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Job #: TR-661553
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Signal Processing Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

Job Description:
The Leidos Electronic Warfare and Signal Intelligence Systems Division has an exciting opportunity for a Waveform Development Engineer based Arlington, VA. Our division primarily focuses on research & development and advanced prototyping, transforming state of the art signal processing and communications algorithms into real-time software systems.

Under general supervision, the successful candidate will work on project teams that conceive, analyze, design, implement, test, and deploy software-based solutions for modern communications systems. Implementation includes algorithm development, hardware control, system optimization and deployment strategies. This position requires a high degree of autonomy and involves direct interaction with end users and customers.

External Referral Eligible

• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or other equivalent field of discipline
• 8 to 12 years of relevant experience
• Demonstrated capability in scientific programming with C, C++, Python, MATLAB
• Strong background in DSP technologies and/or in communications theory
• Knowledge of DSP concepts including multi-rate filtering, FFT/IFFT, signal conditioning
• Knowledge of communications concepts including MIMO, OFDM, QPSK, spread spectrum, interleaving, error correction codes, signal detection, synchronization
• Practical hands-on experience implementing custom communication waveforms into COTS Software Defined Radio (SDR)
• SECRET level clearance

• Master's degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering or equivalent field of discipline
• Experience in practical system development, deployment and leading others
• VHDL or FPGA experience
• Strong RF system design experience for wireless communications

Applicable Background:
• Satellite communications
• Cellular communications systems
• Modern modulation schemes
• Wireless Communications
• Wireless Networking
• DSP Algorithm Development
• Electronic Warfare
• Radar Systems
• SIGINT Systems
• Interference canceling
• Equalization
• Modulation/Demodulation

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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