Electrical Engineer - Reverse Engineering

Job Locations US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground
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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.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Perform application management to include research, testing / debugging, performance validation, quality control, and deployment
  • Research new technologies in communication
  • Perform analysis and reverse engineering of state of the art sensing electronics
  • Develop manufacturing processes and product introduction
  • Perform investigation, evaluation, and application of new technologies


What You Must Have:

  • Active Secret security clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Degree in Computer Engineering/Electrical Engineering or similar field
  • 5 years experience with BS, 3 with MS
  • Ability to analyze, dissect state of the art circuitry to component level, and produce technical reports
  • Experience with modern communication modulation formats and protocols
  • Experience in Schematic circuit analysis, capture, and Layout, Altium preferred.
  • Experience with Arduino integration and firmware extraction via SPI interface
  • Some experience in Assembly Language , C/C++ programming, Matlab, Labview, Python, C/C++, and basic scripting
  • Experience with RF circuitry simulation, network analysis, and predictive modeling.
  • Knowledge of Transmitter and Receiver designs
  • Experience with Spread Spectrum related technologies - like OFDM, WCDMA, and LORA
  • Working knowledge of Antennas and their implementation on transmitters and receivers

Would Be Nice if You Have:

  • Experience with Unmanned Aerial Systems/Remote Piloted Vehicles.
  • Experience with electronics, computer architecture (on a processor level (assembly language) memory allocation/addressing)), System on a Chip (SoC), Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks, and sensing circuits.
  • Experience with tools/skill sets to include: Software Defined Radios (RTL-SDR, HackRF or the like), RFID analysis, Near-field communication (NFC) analysis.
  • Active TS/SCI clearance.

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.

EEO Tagline (Text Only)

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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