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Signal Processing Engineer


Applications Engineer


Shalimar, Florida, United States


The Defense Systems Sector, is seeking a talented Signal Processing Engineer to join the Fort Walton Beach, FL team to create unique solutions for complex problems.

Our team focuses on developing state of the art Hardware in the Loop (HITL) simulation systems used to test cutting edge guided munitions for the Air Force’s premier munitions acquisitions organization. With expertise in in the areas of radar, electronic warfare, target generation, and digital signal processing, the Fort Walton Beach team has been a recognized authority on RF HITL solutions for the last 25 years. The individual selected for this position will be joining a team of talented engineers and scientists to develop advanced system concepts from inception to prototype and production. The right candidate will be comfortable operating as a member of a small inter-disciplinary engineering team and eager to attack any technical challenge.

The Engineer in this role will support advanced technology radar, guided munition and EW programs including research and development of advanced digital signal processing (DSP) algorithms, high-fidelity radar and RF modeling, simulation, analysis and integration with RF sensors and systems.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Math or Physics from an ABET-accredited school with 12+ years of experience or an MS with 10+ years of experience.

Candidate must have excellent math skills and/or possess and show good fundamentals in one or more of the following:

  • Signal Processing Algorithms

  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

  • RF Antenna Theory

  • Electromagnetics

  • Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs)

Must be able to apply these skills to the areas of radar modeling & simulation, antenna array theory, digital signal processing, algorithm development, and guided munition sensor systems.

Candidate must be a resident of the Fort Walton Beach area or willing to relocate to the Fort Walton Beach, FL area.

Security Requirements:

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (as well as maintain) a Final Secret Clearance.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

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.