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Signals Processing Engineer


Applications Engineer


Odenton, Maryland, United States


Are you ready to work on projects that can potentially change the world? Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead! You will enjoy great benefits such as 5 weeks of Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Discounted Stock Purchase Plans, Education and Training Support, and more! If this sounds like the kind of place where you can thrive, keep reading!

The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity for a Signals Processing Engineer in the Ft. Meade, MD area.

Program Summary

Leidos is a preferred subcontractor on a large, multi-year contract that provides hardware and software sustainment of large IT systems. Contractors perform dataflow changes, lifecycle management including modernization of aging hardware and software, as well as system monitoring.

The work is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. We provide exceptional service to our customer in an area in which we have deep incumbent knowledge.

Job Summary

The Signals Processing Engineer is responsible for designing and implementing DSP algorithms in software and hardware, specifically Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs). Developed algorithms will be focused on high throughput exploitation of signals, with an emphasis on low signal to noise ratio, higher-order, and/or adaptive modulations. The Signals Processing Engineer will conduct the necessary modifications to existing software and/or firmware to adapt COTS and GOTS products to meet special Government needs. Additionally, the Signals Processing Engineer:

  • Acts as SME, independently designs and implements software models, in MATLAB or other similar design suite to process signals of interest.
  • Provides analysis of module/model output from signals of interest to allow creation of follow-on processes.
  • Provides concise explanation of developed models to allow other team members to understand/utilize models or algorithms for processing signals of interest.
  • Develops novel approaches for utilizing COTS and GOTS systems for creating processing solutions outside the intended use.

Required Qualifications

  • Ten (10) years experience as a DSP Algorithm developer is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional DSP experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph

Preferred Qualifications


Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $176,250.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.