Digital Signal Processing Engineer - Sr Level

US - AZ - Tempe, US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #4513 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 Systems 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 senior-level Digital Signal Processing Engineer at Viasat, you will propose concepts to solve customer problems.  You will architect 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 Radar, SIGINT, and communication applications.  You will develop the algorithms necessary to solve a wide range of communication or radar problems.  You will build system solutions from your algorithms by transitioning them from simulations to instantiations on DSP/FPGA/GPU platforms.  You will work with interdisciplinary teams including Business Development, Systems, Software, RF circuits, hardware engineers, and others. Sound interesting? Keep reading...

Requirements
10+ years applied signal processing experience
Experience with the architectural definition, design, and integration of communication and/or radar systems
Proven ability to develop, define, signal processing solutions in communication and/or radar systems
Background in random processes, communication theory, and spectral analysis
Experience in interfacing with customers
Strong communication skills – both verbal and written. Must be comfortable developing and presenting briefings.
Ability to perform systems level analysis
Proposal or applications engineering experience
Able to derive module/box requirements from system level requirements
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 

Preferences
M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline
Top Secret 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 

To learn more about this site and other office locations, please click here!

Additional requirements

Minimum education:

BA/BS

Years of experience:

8 plus years

Travel:

Up to 10%

Citizenship:

US Citizenship Required

Clearance:

Must be able to obtain a United States Top Secret Clearance

Back to search jobs

Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please click here.