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Lead Signal Processing Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: National City
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?The Space Systems Research Branch, within the Leidos Innovations Center, currently has an opening for a Lead Signal Processing Engineer to work in our San Diego, CA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience managing the design, analysis, and implementation of algorithms for Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) payloads where Leidos is transforming the payload solutions for the future. As a Lead Engineer, you'll directly support the Division by leading a talented team through an aggressive schedule to achieve program objectives, including frequent customer interface. Additional responsibilities may include the opportunity to serve as a supervisor.If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!The Challenge:

  • As a subject matter expert, you will lead a team of signal processing and algorithms engineers in the research and development of space-based EO/IR payloads
  • Develop, model, and test signal processing algorithms in MATLAB for EO/IR sensors
  • Develop models and simulate processing chains in software testbeds
  • Identify, integrate, and develop metrics for algorithm testing & analysis
  • Assist the integration of algorithms onto space-based payloads
  • Perform the verification and validation of real-time implementations
  • Prepare and brief results to customersWhat Sets You Apart:
    • Master's degree in a science related degree field (Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering Physics, etc.) with 15-20 years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13-16 years of prior relevant experience
    • US citizenship
    • Active Secret clearance
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance
    • Proficient experience with MATLAB
    • Proficient in Windows
    • Develop novel and advanced algorithms, performance simulation, and analysis
    • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to work directly with customers and deliver results
    • Mission oriented with a strong ability guide a team towards goals and deliver real world products
    • Proficient with technical writing, documentation, and organization
    • Robust sense of initiative, a self-starter who can work independently
    • Experience in proposal development and business developmentYou'll really WOW us having one or more of the following:
      • Active TS or TS/SCI security clearance
        • Constellation analysis, coverage and access
        • Radiometry, performance estimation and analysis
        • Space-time adaptive processing (STAP)
        • Detection and Estimation Theory
        • Multiple-Target Tracking
        • Image and signal processing, Modeling, and simulation
        • Modeling with STK with MATLAB plugins
        • Experience in implementing algorithms on real-time and resource-constrained processors/GPUs/FPGAsLInC Pay Range: Pay Range $142,350.00 - $257,325.00 The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Keywords: Leidos, National City , Lead Signal Processing Engineer, Engineering , National City, California

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