Communication System Engineer with Security Clearance


Digital Prospectors

Position: Communication Systems Engineer
Location: Lexington, MA (Hybrid – 3 days onsite)
Length: 3+ years Job Description:
Our client is looking for a Communication Systems Engineer to join the Advanced RF Techniques and Systems Group. The Communication Systems Engineer will develop and validate signal processing communication functions. The Communication Systems Engineer will play a crucial role in advancing our cutting-edge technologies in digital communication receivers. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop integrated project plans and schedules and identify resource dependencies across the organization.
• Develop and validate signal processing communication functions for real-time and near-real-time software executing physical-layer signal processing of digital communication receivers (i.e., demodulation, equalization, and decoding).
• Collaborate with technical team members, both on-site and remote, to design and implement software solutions.
• Participate in on-site laboratory activities, including classified discussions, prototype development, test, and debugging.
• Prepare and share technical results with team members and stakeholders.
• Document work to aid other team members and project activities. Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or related scientific or engineering field (Master’s degree or PhD is preferred).
• Proficiency in C++ development, including coding, debugging, and testing.
• Proficiency in Verilog and/or VHDL and HDL.
• Experience designing software for digital communication systems.
• Familiarity with design principles for digital communication systems.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Experience developing software for 5G NR physical layer is a plus.
• Hands-on experience with operating Ettus and NI software-defined radios is preferred.
• Proficiency in MATLAB and Python programming is a plus.
• Proficiency in scientific programming for GPU architectures is a plus.
• Due to the nature of the work, an Interim clearance is required, however an active Secret clearance is highly preferred. POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Digital Prospectors affirms the right of all individuals to equal opportunity and prohibits any form of discrimination or harassment. Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!
• Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, PTO, etc.) – OR – work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don’t need the benefit package. Come see why DPC has achieved:
• 4.9/5 Star Glassdoor rating and the only staffing company ( • Voted ‘Best Staffing Firm to Temp/Contract For’ six times by Staffing Industry Analysts as well as a ‘Best Company to Work For’ by Forbes, Fortune and Inc. magazine.

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