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Sr. DSP Communication Systems Engineer
Starshield
Posted on 10/19/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Redmond, WA, USA • West Athens, CA, USA
Experience Level
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Requirements
  • 6+ years of experience DSP engineering and bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering; or 8+ years of professional DSP engineering experience in lieu of a degree
  • 6+ years of experience in system-level modeling and/or digital signal processing
  • Master's degree in electrical engineering with emphasis in communication systems and/or digital signal processing
  • 2+ years of professional experience in system-level modeling
  • 2+ years of professional experience in working on aspects of multiple access schemes such as TDMA, CDMA and OFDMA
  • 2+ years of professional experience in design and verification of high data rate wireless modems
  • Expertise with direct sequence spread spectrum and/or frequency hopped spread spectrum burst modems
  • Expertise in MATLAB, C/C++, GNU Radio, and/or Python
  • Fundamental knowledge of wireless communication systems
  • Expertise in designing and implementing system-level procedures and algorithms
  • Expertise in building and using system-level simulators and performance analysis
  • Expertise in various multiple access schemes including downlink and uplink scheduler designs and tradeoffs
  • Understanding of system link budgets and analysis related to communication systems
  • Understanding of modem designs, link-level algorithms and hardware architectures
  • Understanding FPGA development concepts, methodologies, and procedures
  • Strong problem solving skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with changing needs and requirements
  • Ability to meet tough goals under high pressure and manage time effectively
  • Willingness to work extended hours and weekends when needed to meet critical deadlines
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here
Responsibilities
  • System-level and link-level design in support of a robust satellite broadband communication system
  • Design the complete physical layer waveform and implement the modem on space-based hardware
  • Work in close collaboration with FPGA, RF/antenna, and software engineers to design and validate software-defined radio systems
  • Develop floating-point and fixed-point models and run simulations to analyze and validate overall system performance, including modem performance
  • Generate spacecraft and consumer equipment system specifications, requirements, and test procedures
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