Draper Wireless Communications and Signal Processing Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Draper Laboratory is seeking talented and motivated individuals to tackle challenging engineering problems in communications. As a communications and signal processing engineer, you will be responsible to apply your expertise developing novel waveforms that meet given requirements. Also, you will develop and implement special communication systems to enable new capabilities for a wide diversity of applications. You will work in a fast paced environment, collaborating in multi-disciplinary teams with opportunities to learn, grow, and contribute to a variety of projects in this area.
Development and implementation of communication waveforms to meet specific requirements
Technical assessment and implementation of modulation and demodulation schemes
Implementation of forward error correction (FEC) and interleaving techniques
Implementing clutter rejection methods
BS +4yr, MS +2yr, or PhD in Electrical Engineering or similar
Proven experience designing communications waveforms
Skills implementing modulation/demodulation schemes
Knowledge of FEC and interleaving methods
Experience implementing clutter rejection techniques
Strong background in communications and RF theory
Solid knowledge of transmitter and receiver architectures
Expertise modeling and simulating with MATLAB
Experience implementing fieldable prototypes and doing their testing and validation
Familiarity with EW, and LPI/LPD techniques
Background in wireless technologies, like 5G, LTE-M, or mmWave
Experience with Python
- Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a government security clearance, with ability to acquire Top Secret
** Draper has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all Draper employees. This will be a condition of employment to work at Draper.
External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc