Senior Software Engineer – Networking Waveforms

Posted 10 months ago

Job Type:Full-Time

Industry:Aerospace, Aviation & Defense

Job Category:Information Technology – Enterprise Software Implementation

Location: Rochester, NY

Active Security Clearance: Yes

Summary & Responsibilities:

The Communication Systems segment is seeking a highly motivated, team oriented individual well versed in the architecture, algorithms and design of leading-edge communications waveforms. The individual will work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations and a collaborative team setting. The individual will develop creative and innovative solutions for our customer’s problems. Challenges include short development schedules, resource constraints, and evolving security requirements.   Further a successful candidate must be:

  • Advance waveform innovation throughout the company and identify strategies to bridge gaps by applying relevant technologies
  • Monitor waveform-related research and technologies internal and external to the company, and provide thought leadership to the community and to Customers
  • Develop waveforms to support proposed system architectures
  • Research and apply waveform-related technologies, like signal detection and exploitation
  • Able to communicate effectively with contacts inside and outside of the organization on matters of strategic importance to influence executive leadership on new concepts, practices, and approaches.
  • Able to describe complex system solutions to audiences of varying technical backgrounds and establish support/enthusiasm for a proposed solution

Education & Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree required with 15+ years of software engineering experience to include:
  • Experience with C/C++ programming, object-oriented design (OOD / OOA), embedded
  • Experience and extensive background in signal processing and communications theory
  • Experience and extensive knowledge with advanced waveforms and SDR platform
  • 10+ years working in the current state of waveform technologies and advanced research
  • 7+ years of experience applying advanced research and technologies to customer-oriented solutions
  • Active Secret security clearance, or active within the past 2 years.

Desired Experience and Qualifications:

  • Masters or Doctorate degree highly desired, with 13+ years of experience in software engineering.
  • Experience leading Agile projects
  • Experience with commercial and DOD open architecture initiatives
  • Experience prototyping and evaluating waveforms in MATLAB or other simulation tools
  • Experience programming with C/C++ in embedded Linux and/or with FPGA’s
  • Broad knowledge of technology and capabilities, and an ability to drive cultural and business shifts
  • Broad knowledge of Spectrum Management; RF sensing and avoidance, DSA techniques
  • Knowledge of Networking protocols Ethernet, IP, UDP/TCP, IPSec, RIP, OSPF, PIM desired
  • Proficiency with communication test equipment such as oscilloscope; spectrum analyzer and vector signal generator (VSG)
  • Self-motivated and capable of performing with limited oversight
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Job Features

Job CategoryAerospace/Aviation, Software Development

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