Senior Software Engineer - Signal Processing

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Tewksbury, MA, United States

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Senior Software Engineer - Signal Processing


Woburn, MA 

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An opportunity exists for a Senior Signal Processing Software Engineer within the Missile Defense Radar Software Department in Woburn, Massachusetts .The Missile Defense Radar Software Department’s mission is to provide world class Missile Defense and Surveillance Radar Software to be used in radar systems deployed on land and sea. Our software teams employ an AGILE Scrum process to rapidly design, code, and integrate capabilities on a continuous basis into a mature solution for our customers. We strive for technical excellence by drawing upon a diverse workforce whose knowledge base covers the complete spectrum of modern computing languages and platforms.

This position requires high level design, software development, integration, and testing of real-time Radar software. The candidate will be responsible for architectural design, application design, and implementation of integrated Radar signal processing software applications. Our radar software applications are developed using Ada, C++/C and Java programming languages running on a variety of computing platforms running Linux or UNIX operating systems.

The candidate will be expected to be a key contributor for complex development tasks and be able to provide technical leadership in multiple areas of software engineering. This position requires understanding of real-time, signal processing software design and the ability to recognize the performance implications associated with specific detail implementations. The candidate will require the ability to understand the “big picture” of the radar system and also be able to develop or review detail solutions at the source code level.

This position can be a Salary Grade G09 or Salary Grade G10 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and requirements for the position.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Required Skills:
•Minimum 7 yrs experience in all phases of software engineering to include:
•Experience with C++/C
•Linux or UNIX experience
•Signal processing software development experience
•ClearCase or equivalent configuration management tool experience
•OOD & UML experience
•Experience at the Software architecture level
•US citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

•Experience implementing complex real-time signal processing algorithms in C++ that meet latency and throughput performance requirements
•Familiarity with typical radar signal processing algorithms such as pulse compression, multi-pulse processing, CFAR detection, adaptive processing
•Understanding of parallelism and concurrency as applied to algorithm implementation on shared memory and distributed systems
•Experience in multithreaded, multiprocessor software development
•Familiarity with the following SW Tools: Rational Apex, ClearCase, DOORS, iTracker, MATLAB
•Experience on XBR, AN/TPY-2, COBRA DANE, GBR-P, or similar missile defense radars.
•Experience in an Agile/SCRUM development environment
•Strong Object-Oriented Design Knowledge
•Existing secret clearance or ability to obtain a clearance with interim clearance.
•Strong problem solving ability
•Good verbal and written communication skills
 Software development experience in a DoD environment

Required Education (including Major):

•BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or Software Engineering (Master's Degree preferred)