Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Engineer, Senior (TS/SCI with Polygraph Required)

NASK invites Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Engineers to join our corporate family in providing state-of-the-art capabilities to the DOD and IC. We focus on mission, with collaboration, sustainability, and innovation serving as the foundation upon which our employees work and thrive.  NASK’s portfolio includes: DSP and Geolocation, Software Development and Automation, Analytic Toolsets and Services, SmallSAT integration, C2, Mission Planning, and Hardware for Acquisition, Playback, and Analysis. We innovate where the mission lives, with corporate facilities strategically located in Northern Virginia, Ohio, and Colorado, plus personnel imbedded directly into US Government-sponsored labs and facilities worldwide.

Our people are the core of who we are and what we do. Our subject matter experts collaborate with junior developers and analysts bringing fresh approaches to solve the toughest mission problems. As an employee focused company, we provide unsurpassed benefits to enrich our lives and individual offices equipped with a wide range of resources to power our work.

Join NASK if you possess a strong DSP background with proven capabilities against a wide range of wireless protocols, experience performing cutting-edge research and development on real-time Software Defined Radio (SDR) and protocol processing systems, and an extensive software development background. Responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing, classifying, processing and geolocating signals of interest
  • Implementing real-time signal processing algorithms on Linux-based SDR platforms
  • Rapid prototyping in a Linux development environment
  • Troubleshooting system performance both on-site and in the field
  • Working in a team environment to include government and military personnel, analysts, and software developers
  • Analyzing and documenting customer requirements

Position qualifications:

  • Experience developing engineering solutions to collect, process, and exploit RF signals
  • Knowledge of digital communications, including detection, estimation, and demodulation
  • Capable of developing modeling techniques, producing proofs-of-concept, evolving prototype solutions, and delivering operational systems
  • C/C++ and Python development
  • Systems development experience within the Intelligence and Defense communities
  • Familiarity with Code Management (e.g. Git)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • B.S. or higher (or equivalent experience) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or related field

Desired qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SDR
  • XMIDAS familiarity
  • Geolocation theory and techniques
  • Working in complex RF environments
  • Knowledge of wireless air interface protocols
  • Knowledge of multi-threaded signal processing algorithms in Python/C++ on Linux hosts
  • Comfortable working in distributed team environments

Security requirements: Active TS/SCI

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