Perspecta Research Scientist IV_ Software Defined Radio in College Park, Maryland
Business Group Highlights
Perspecta Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers’ unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Perspecta that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security.
The candidate will be responsible for designing and developing major enhancements to Software Defined Radio (SDR) frameworks. A core understanding of realtime signal processing implementation methodologies and currently available open source SDR frameworks such as GNU Radio is desirable.
Familiarity with wireless standards and their implementation in SDR frameworks is desirable. You will work in teams to research concepts and develop cutting edge solutions to complex problems. You will also be required to communicate the results of research through ope source community presentations and publications. Must work well collaboratively and individually. In this position, candidates will be developing radio solutions to help solve complex problems. Main responsibilities include:
Creating, enhancing, and maintaining the software components of SDR frameworks
Implementing and integrating hardware accelerated (GPU/FPGA) signal processing blocks to interface into SDR frameworks
Writing design documents, benchmarking reports, and system documentation.
Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD in Computer Science, EE, Math, and other related fields.
Experience in developing SDR solutions
Knowledge of GPU programming (OpenCL or CUDA)
Knowledge of embedded software development
Familiarity of open source development practices
BS/BA, MS/MA, Ph.D. or equivalent experience in Computer Science, or Electrical and Computer Engineering
Strong written and spoken communications/presentation skills
U.S. Citizen required with ability to obtain clearance
For Colorado Residents
The Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act requires employers in the state of Colorado to disclose the following information. If the position applied to is not located in Colorado, the following information may not apply.Salary Minimum: $82,617.60 Salary Maximum:$176,612.80 The base salary range above represents the low and high end of the Perspecta salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Perspecta's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Perspecta provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO).
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Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.
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