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Signals SW Enger - Level 3

Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
The Signals Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances signal processing software (e.g., detectors, demodulators, protocol processors). Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. Resolves software problem reports. Utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment. Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware and software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS) and Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components
-Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
-Design and code new software and modify existing software to add new features
-Debug existing software and correct defects (U) Describe various signal processing techniques and ability to implement Digital Signal Processing (DSP) in software
-Identify various digital modulation techniques
-Write software using different languages (e.g., C++, Java)
-Develop and implement algorithms to meet system performance and functional standards
-Integrate existing software into new and modified systems and operating environments
-Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
-Develop and execute test procedures for software components
-Write and review software and system documentation
-Develop software solutions; confer with users and system engineers; analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate problem areas
-Use signal processing algorithms to convert a signal into a more useable form
-Develop and implement algorithms to meet system performance and functional standards
-Modify existing software to correct errors, adapt to new hardware, and improve performance
-Design, develop, and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design
-Design signal processing software based on sparse documentation
-Identify the source of problems in a Radio Frequency (RF) processing system
-Lead one or more software development teams and ensure the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project
-Design and implement complex signal processing algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints
-Perform quality control on products
-Recommend languages to solve problems
-Derive software requirements and obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements, and interfaces
-Develop and maintain software framework to enable efficient processing of data
-Identify the source of problems in a Radio Frequency (RF) processing system and associated systems in an enterprise architecture
-Implement recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
-Serve as the technical lead of multiple software development teams
-Select the software development process in coordination with the customer and system engineering
-Recommend new technologies and processes for complex software projects
-Ensure quality control of all developed and modified software
-Identify problems in any part of a Radio Frequency (RF) collection and processing system, to include hardware, software, databases
-Delegate programming and testing responsibilities to one or more teams and monitor their performance

MANDATORY SKILLS: Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science with related discipline in DSP
from an accredited college or university is required. Twelve (12) years of experience as a SSWE on a
project with a focus on Radio Frequency (RF) to include experience with Fourier transforms, filtering,
communications theory, digital modulation, error control coding, signals analysis tools (e.g., WVT,
DVT), and digital signal processing (e.g., adaptive beamforming/filtering, demodulation). Four (4) years
of additional SSWE or equivalent experience on projects with similar software processes may be
substituted for a bachelors degree.
TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph is required for this position.



About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
 
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
 
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance

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