Northrop Grumman Digtial Signal Processing Engineer 2 (DSP) in Cincinnati, Ohio

Digtial Signal Processing Engineer 2 (DSP)

Requisition ID: 18003927

Location(s): United States-Ohio-Cincinnati

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: No

Join Northrop Grumman – Xetron, part of Mission Systems sector, focused on the development of new capabilities for our military and intelligence customers around the globe. At Xetron we are designing systems that science fiction writers describe, they are just that cool!

Northrop Grumman Xetron is a small Operating Unit, located in Cincinnati, OH, of the larger, global, Northrop Grumman Corporation.Xetron is a rare example of a company with a small business culture operating collaboratively with its larger business entity. This unique relationship offers employees the ability to literally know everyone at the site at a personal level while still working on technologies and products that are beyond state-of-the-art. You’ll get the opportunity to wrestle with the next big problems in an atmosphere of collaboration and cooperation, sharing your expertise with the new guy and learning from the genius next to you at the donut table. Remember when you were excited about getting to work because the challenge of the problem, the importance of the solution and the fun you had with your team?Xetron is that kind of place!

Northrop Grumman-Xetron in Cincinnati, Ohio has an open position for cleared or clearable DSP / Digital Signal Processing Engineers with significant experience in Digital Signal Processing and/or Digital Communications Systems to support DoD / Defense related programs.

A Digital Signal Processing Engineer researches, designs, develops and verifies signal collection systems; and defines and develops processing algorithms and digital communication systems. Develops designs from requirements and integrates new signal and processing technology systems. Designs, develops and analyzes systems for the extraction of information from signal and image sensors.

Systems designed could include: detection and estimation theories; electromagnetic and acoustic effects on signals; implementation of signal processing with advanced computer architectures; custom RF wave forms; interfacing to custom transceiver hardware; autonomous signal identification and parameterization; cutting edge EW techniques on custom hardware.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering with 2 years’ of relevant experience OR Master’s Degree in same with 0 years’ or relevant experience

  • Matlab, C or C software development experience on Linux or embedded RTOS

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess active TS/SCI

  • Experience with design, implementation, and test of FPGA solutions for DSP systems in the RF domain, preferably in VHDL

  • Experience in Digital Signal Processing / Digital Communications Systems

  • Digital communications hardware design, implementation, and test

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Title: Digtial Signal Processing Engineer 2 (DSP)

Location: Ohio-Cincinnati

Requisition ID: 18003927