14 hours

Research Engineer - Software Defined Radio

College Park, MD 20740
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Perspecta Labs

Perspecta Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Perspecta that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security.


Responsibilities

  • The candidate will be responsible for designing and developing major enhancements to Software Defined Radio (SDR) frameworks.
  • A core understanding of realtime signal processing implementation methodologies and currently available open source SDR frameworks such as GNU Radio is desirable.
  • Familiarity with wireless standards and their implementation in SDR frameworks is desirable.
  • You will work in teams to research concepts and develop cutting edge solutions to complex problems.
  • You will also be required to communicate the results of research through open source community presentations and publications.
  • Must work well collaboratively and individually.
  • In this position, candidates will be developing radio solutions to help solve complex problems.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Creating, enhancing, and maintaining the software components of SDR frameworks
  • Implementing and integrating hardware accelerated (GPU/FPGA) signal processing blocks to interface into SDR frameworks
  • Writing design documents, benchmarking 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 in Computer Science, EE, Math, and other related fields.

In addition:

  • Experience in developing SDR solutions
  • Knowledge of GPU programming (OpenCL or CUDA)
  • Knowledge of embedded software development
  • Familiarity of open source development practices
  • BS/BA, MS/MA, Ph.D. or equivalent experience in Computer Science, or Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Strong written and spoken communications/presentation skills

U.S. Citizenship required with ability to obtain Secret clearance


About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-04-18 Expires: 2021-05-18

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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