Leidos is seeking a Signals Software Engineer to support a Leidos Prime Program in the development, integration, deployment, and sustainment of critical systems. The Level-1 Signals SWE will develop, maintain and enhance signal processing software (e.g. detectors, demodulators, protocol processors). Will work individually or as part of a team. Review and test software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. Resolve software problem reports. Utilize software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment. Provide specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components.
- Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
- Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features
- Debug existing software and correct defects
- Describe various signal processing techniques
- Identify various digital modulation techniques
- Write software using C++, Java
- Functional understanding of the Linux Operating System
- Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
- Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
- Develop/implement algorithms to meet system performance and functional standards
- Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components
- Write/review software and system documentation
- Develop software solutions, confer with users or system engineers
- Analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes
- Investigate problem areas
- Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project
- Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
- Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design
- Use signal processing algorithms to convert a signals
- Design signal processing software based on sparse documentation
- Identify the source of problems in an a RF processing system
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited College or University is required
- At least four (4) years’ experience as a SSWE or equivalent on a project with a focus on Radio Frequency (RF) to include experience with Fourier transforms, filtering, communications theory, digital modulation, error control coding, signals analysis tools (e.g. WVT, DVT), and digital signal processing (e.g. adaptive beamforming/ filtering, demodulation)
- Four (4) years of additional SSWE or equivalent experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree
External Referral Eligible
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Signal Processing Engineering
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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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