Senior Principal System Engineer (Signal Processing) - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services is looking for Talented Senior Principal System Engineer (Signal Processing) to join our M2C System Engineering Teams team in Aurora, Colorado.

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As a Talented Senior Principal System Engineer (Signal Processing), you will be a senior team member of a dynamic and multidiscipline development team within the Advanced Mission Solutions (AMS) program area. Responsibilities will span the development and fielding life cycle from initial concept definition through detailed design, development, and qualification testing and into fielding and customer support. The senior team member will define tasking/milestones and work with the team lead to ensure adherence to budgets, plans, and schedules and will provide expert guidance and consulting to other team members as well as being an individual contributor. The ideal candidate will have a strong engineering background with experience in radio frequency (RF) communications links and systems, algorithm prototyping/modeling, waveform design, and software-defined radios.

Clearance Requirement: Must be a US Citizens with a current SCI with the ability to obtain and maintain SAP clearance

There is the potential for external candidates to receive a sign-on bonuses of up to $20,000 for hires with an active Top Secret clearance if hired on this requisition.

Required Experience, Knowledge and/or Skills:
•US Citizen with current/existing TS/SCI security clearance

•Bachelor degree and at least 10 years demonstrated signal processing engineering experience
•Experience with waveform design and application
•Experience with digital/analog filtering theory and application
•Strong background with signal detection in challenging RF environments
•Modulation theory and application experience
•Spread spectrum (direct sequence and frequency hopped) theory and application
•Experience with satellite RF links (modulation, Doppler effects, link budgets, etc.)
•Experience designing for and implementing algorithms on software-defined radios
•Strong experience using Matlab for algorithm prototyping and simulation
•Experience creating efficient implementations in software
•Solid hands-on experience with Matlab and C/C++
•Experience establishing and maintaining good working relationships with all levels of the organization, including Government customer, IPT leadership, and support organizations
•Good understanding of software development processes and their application to programs
•Experience mentoring of younger engineers

Desired Experience, Knowledge and/or Skills:
•Experience developing with Python and Java
•Experience developing on Linux operating system
•Experience with developing in X-Midas
•Experience with developing with Redhawk
•Experience with detection and estimation theory and application
•Strong background in parameter and spectral estimation
•Master’s Degree or higher in Engineering, Science or Mathematics

Education Requirements:
Bachelor degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM). Master degree preferred.

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