Senior Signal Processing Engineer
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Senior Signal Processing Engineer
- Rapidly growing high-tech developer of products for government contracts located in the Mid South is looking to expand its development organization with the addition of a Senior Signal Processing Engineer.
- The candidate will contribute to the research, development, and validation of algorithms in the areas of radar signal processing, target classification, and digital image processing and object recognition.
- The position will lead or support various tasks and activities within a project and will organize, schedule, and task team activities in overall coordination with the Project Manager.
- Additionally, the senior signal processing engineer may perform evaluations of various algorithms in prototyping environments such as Matlab before implementing final algorithms in languages such as C/C++ that are able to run on embedded hardware applications.
- Consideration of constraints of available embedded computing resources of target systems must be given when evaluating and developing algorithms.
- The senior signal processing engineer would perform real-world field experimentation and evaluation of system performance, be able to analyze and interpret results, and make improvements to the implemented approaches.
- This may include overseeing or executing all levels of testing and validation events as well as oversight of the test and build process to ensure that developed/integrated software components function and interoperate as required within and between systems.
- The position may also require technical presentations of algorithm development and results with customers in the areas of both radar signal processing and digital image processing.
- Finally, the position requires ensuring technical documentation of algorithms and software/system operation is comprehensive and fully reflects the product.
- Travel may be required in support of these activities.
- Flexibility, a strong teamwork approach, and the desire to work in a fast-paced environment with existing and new product lines are necessary for success.
- A willingness to learn new technologies is required.
- The position will report to the VP of Engineering and work closely with Program Management and Engineering teams.
- The company offers a competitive salary, fun work environment, fringe benefits, and an equity opportunity.
- United States Citizenship
- 4 year BS degree in Engineering. CS, EE, or CE are preferred (advanced degree MS/PhD is a plus)
- 5+ years of experience in signal processing algorithm development
- Proficient in programming: Matlab/Octave; C/C++
- Proficient with MS Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Experience porting Matlab algorithms to other languages (i.e. C/C++)
- Experience with SIMD algorithm development (CPU and/or GPU)
- Familiarity with Radar theory and Radar Signal Processing (Detection, Tracking, Angle of Arrival Estimation, etc.)
- Familiarity with classification algorithms and theory
- Familiarity with Digital Image Processing (Object Recognition)
- Experience developing algorithms for resource constrained embedded systems
- Experience in other programming languages (Python, Java)
Culture and Core Value Traits:
- Ability to work as part of a team while maintaining independent thinking
- Highly results driven and self-starter in addition to excellent communication skills
- Good at thinking outside the box and have an aptitude for innovation and problem solving
Compensation commensurate with experience. Remote work opportunities may be considered.
RF, microwave, algorithms
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