Digital Signal Processing Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground
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Top Secret/SCI
Peraton Labs


Peraton Labs delivers innovative solutions and revolutionary new capabilities to solve the most difficult and complex challenges for government agencies, utilities, and commercial customers. With a distinguished heritage tracing back to Bell Labs, Bellcore, and Telcordia, our experts pave the way. Peraton Lab’s cybersecurity research protects mission-critical systems and national cyber infrastructure through a broad range of initiatives in computer network defense, secure-by-design techniques and cyber operations and experimentation platforms.

We are seeking a Digital Signal Processing Engineer to provide support to the C5ISR Center at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Demodulate signals from various sources including Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) devices
  • Responsible for developing demodulation algorithms for modern communication technologies
  • Deinterleave collected signals as necessary
  • Identify trends and patterns in COTS
  • Prepare technical reports


What You Must Have:

  • Active TS/SCI
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent) specializing in DSP
  • 5 years experience with BS, 3 with MS
  • Experience with developing and implementing DSP algorithms
  • Fluency with basics of signals and how to process them including modulation, demodulation, filtering, and spectral analysis
  • Experience with MODERN communication and DSP technologies
  • Intermediate MATLAB, C, C++, LINUX, PYTHON programming skills

Would Be Nice if You Have:

  • Background in image and signal processing, both algorithm design and implementation (for example, image scaling, deinterlacing, deinterleaving, frame rate conversion, artifact detection).
  • MA/MS in Electrical Engineering, Digital Communications, Information Theory, Signal Processing or related field
  • Works well in a small team environment 
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Graduate of Cryptologic Signals Collection and processing course. (450, 451, or 452)

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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