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DSP Engineer

Job Tracking ID:  RTL:19-019
Location:   Colorado Springs, CO
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  May 28, 2019
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Job Description:

Kratos RT Logic is a leading supplier of ground signal processing systems (RF, DSP, and digital domains) for satellite operations including custom design, integration, factory test, on-site installation, support to satellite operations, and sustainment. Our technology also supports non-space applications. We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior DSP Engineer.


This position will...

Research, develop and implement new RF signal processing algorithms for satellite communication and signal identification applications. 

Maintain technical project responsibility for assigned tasks, provide technical oversight of vendors and subcontractors, and work closely with management to provide status on progress on project development tasks.

Support business development activities and technical customer engagements in support of signal processing products and initiatives.

Provide technical support in the role of either Principal Investigator or individual contributor, as required, to internal research and development projects.

Prepare, deliver, and submit technical papers and perform engineering studies in support of both internal projects and business development activities.



Experience and Skills:

Required Qualifications:

  • Possess a genuine passion for engineering and technology that transcends day-to-day work responsibilities and obligations
  • Be a self-starter, capable of independently identifying, diagnosing, and resolving issues across multiple domains (hardware, firmware, software, algorithms, etc.) without significant oversight or supervision
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related Engineering field.
  • 5 years relevant work experience in digital signal processing. Equivalent experience in undergraduate or graduate research projects may be considered.
  • Proficiency in VHDL, Verilog, or real-time signal processing software development (e.g. C/C++, Java)
  • Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Exhibit a working knowledge of the design and implementation of signal processing and digital communications systems, relative to terrestrial and satellite communication systems
  • Possess experience with Matlab, GNURadio, or a similar environment
  • US citizenship with ability to obtain a government security clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with SATCOM links and basic RF design skills, satellite ground system architectures, and testing methodologies as applied to the integration and test of communication systems
  • Familiarity with a subset of other relevant subject matter and technologies, such as: adaptive filtering, spectral analysis, LPI/LPD waveforms, TDMA waveforms, SIGINT, geolocation, RF channel modeling, beamforming, orbital mechanics, satellite operations, space situational awareness, GPS signal processing, electronic warfare, cyber warfare, etc.
  • Familiarity with the Linux operating system and associated development tools
  • Experience working in an agile software development environment (e.g. git/Jira/Bamboo)
  • Familiarity with packet-switched networks (e.g. TCP/IP) and related protocol analysis tools (e.g. Wireshark)

Kratos RT Logic offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Qualified applicants apply on-line at EOE M/F/D/V Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP