Dofactory.com
Dofactory.com

Software Engineer (DSP), Senior Advisor

Company
Location
Annapolis Junction, MD
Pay
$146,000 - $234,000 / year 
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Fulltime
Level
Junior, Senior level
Skills

Job Description

About Peraton
Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can't be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit peraton.com to learn how we're keeping people around the world safe and secure.
Responsibilities 
 
Peraton is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to support an IC mission in the Fort Meade, MD area. The Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements. Works individually or as part of a team. Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. Resolves software problem reports. Utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment. Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software tradeoffs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components. 
 
Responsibilities may include: 
 

  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements 
  • Debug existing software and correct defects 
  • Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards 
  • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features 
  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments 
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories 
  • Write or review software and system documentation 
  • Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project 
  • Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries 
  • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards 
  • Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components 
  • Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confer with users or system engineers; analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate problem areas 
  • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance 
  • Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design 
  • Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints; Perform quality control on team products 
  • Implement recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards 
  • Oversee one or more software development teams and ensure the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project 
  • Confer with system engineers and hardware engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces 
  • Coordinate software system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure operational specifications are met 
  • Recommend new technologies and processes for complex software projects 
  • Serve as the technical lead of multiple software development teams 
  • Select the software development process in coordination with the customer and system engineering 
  • Ensure quality control of all developed and modified software 
  • Delegate programming and testing responsibilities to one or more teams and monitor their performance 
Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: 
 

  • Fifteen (15) years of experience as a SWE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree 

  • Candidate must have experience in high-speed digital signal processing systems development for military, aerospace, or intelligence applications 
  • Expertise is required in software defined radio hardware/firmware/software, including developing and implementing DSP algorithms in FPGA resources, GPUs, and GPPs 
  • Candidate must have experience with high-order angle and amplitude modulation, multiplexed signals, and spread spectrum technology. Ability to understand and modify DSP implementations created in C/C++ required 
  • Experience with precision synchronous digital sampling and timestamping required 
  • Active TS SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required. 
Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and participation in an attractive bonus plan.
 
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 Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

EEO
An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values

Benefits 
At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We're fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. 
 

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Care
 
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