Full-Time

DSP Communication Systems Engineer

Starlink

Posted on 3/15/2023

SpaceX

SpaceX

10,001+ employees

Develops and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft

Aerospace
Hardware

Junior, Mid

Mountain View, CA, USA

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering
  • 1+ 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 in MATLAB, C/C++, and/or Python
  • Expertise in wireless communication standards, such as LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, etc
  • 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 of ASIC and FPGA development concepts, methodologies, and procedures
  • Experience working in the lab and using lab equipment
  • Experience in Git version control system
  • Experience in Atlassian collaboration and automation tools: JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo, etc
  • Strong interpersonal/written/verbal communication skills and experience with cross-functional collaboration
  • Strong teamwork skills combined with ability to work autonomously as an individual contributor
  • High level of self-motivation and desire to be challenged and learn new skills
  • 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
  • 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
  • Work in close collaboration with ASIC/FPGA, RF/antenna, and software engineers to design and validate silicon-based systems
  • Develop floating-point and fixed-point models and run simulations to analyze and validate overall system performance, including modem performance
  • Support IC designers with bit-accurate and cycle-accurate vector generation for silicon verification
  • Generate spacecraft and consumer equipment system specifications, requirements, and test procedures
  • Support silicon bring up and validation by developing and implementing system test plans

SpaceX specializes in developing and launching advanced rockets and spacecraft, with a focus on transforming space transportation. Their key technologies include advanced rocket propulsion systems, spacecraft design, and cargo resupply missions for NASA.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$9.2B

Headquarters

Hawthorne, California

Founded

2002

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

27%

2 year growth

32%

Benefits

Benefits and Perks - Our employees’ well-being is important to us and essential to our capacity to do extraordinary things. We offer a wide variety of programs to support the health, wellness, and financial security of our employees and their families.

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