DSP Algorithm Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented DSP Algorithm Engineer  to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

GPA Must be 3.5 or higher to qualify.

The DSP Algorithm Engineer will analyze the Digital Signal Processor (DSP) firmware and FPGA DSP blocks from foreign weapons to understand the algorithms utilized for tracking, guidance, and counter-countermeasures. Analysis will be performed at the assembly code and FPGA bitstream level. The goal of this analysis will be to describe the threat capabilities and vulnerabilities against the U.S. systems that oppose it. Test benches will be developed to verify analysis and further characterize the signal processing chain. Weapon system instrumentation and testing will be supported for data collection purposes. Once analysis is complete, efforts will continue towards developing countermeasures for the threat system in order to ensure its defeat in combat.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's or higher Science or Engineering Degree from an ABET-accredited university with a 3.5 or higher GPA.

Candidate must demonstrate:

  • Competency designing hardware using DSPs.
  • Competency using FPGAs for signal processing.
  • Competency constructing DSP algorithms for transformations, filtering, detection, and common signal processing techniques.
  • Competency developing or reverse engineering assembly code.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Candidate must be a resident of or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville, AL, area.

Other Qualifications

  • Experience in debugging of complex devices or systems using standard digital and analog test equipment is desired.
  • Experience working with general purpose microprocessors in a hands-on environment is desired.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance.

Job Number:
01.01.16-2021-9
Closing Date:
05/13/2022

COVID Response

Effective January 4, 2022, in order to enter Leidos/Dynetics facilities in the US and to attend Leidos/Dynetics business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. All Leidos/Dynetics employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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