Digital Signal Processing Engineer - Mid Level

US - AZ - Tempe, US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #4512 04-Dec-2019

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.  

We’re growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You’ll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity working with cutting edge RF technologies ? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can make a difference? If so, come join our Multi-Mission Solutions team as a Signal Processing Engineer and be integral to supporting new and existing space programs. We are developing technology and products that are magnitude better than our competition.  The company has been honored for its record of performance by national magazines such as INC, Forbes, and Fortune Small Business.

As a mid-level Digital Signal Processing Engineer at Viasat, you will propose concepts to solve customer problems.  You will implement the system along with our customers by leveraging technology assets across ViaSat and our partners.  The products and systems you will be defining are in SIGINT, RADAR, and communication applications.  You will build system solutions to solve a wide range of signant and radar communication problems.  You will work with interdisciplinary teams including Business Development, Systems, Software, RF circuits, hardware engineers, and others. Sound interesting? Keep reading...

5+ years applied signal processing experience
Experience with the architectural definition, design, and integration of communication and/or radar systems
Proven ability to develop, define, and implement signal processing solutions in communication and/or radar systems
Background in random processes, communication theory, and spectral analysis
Strong communication skills – both verbal and written. Must be comfortable developing and presenting briefings.
Ability to perform systems level analysis
Ability and willingness to obtain TS level security clearance.  
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
US government position. US citizenship required.
Up to 10% domestic travel 

M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline
Security clearance with SSBI/SCI highly preferred
Experience writing discrete-time simulations in Matlab, C/C++, or Python
Knowledge of RF or networking fundamentals
Experience with Space-Time Adaptive Processing (STAP)
AESA/phased array, Radar, SIGINT, or EW experience
Some detail design or hands on hardware test experience is beneficial 

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

5-8 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required


Must be able to obtain a United States Top Secret Clearance

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