• Signal Processing Systems Engineer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/15/2019 8:17 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.


    Department of Defense security clearance is not required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Signal Processing Systems Engineer.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



    The Signal Processing Systems Engineer will analyze, design, develop, and test signal processing systems for General Dynamics Mission Systems engineering efforts. Additional responsibilities include formulating operational concepts (CONOPS); performing mission, functional, cost-benefit, and risk analysis; selecting systems architecture; and preparing specifications for General Dynamics Mission Systems operating systems to ensure designs meet applicable specifications.


    The Signal Processing Systems Engineer may also:

    • Perform requirements analysis, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation of subsystem or system elements
    • Participate in Modeling and Simulation
    • Perform testing, verification, and validation of radar sensor and signal processing algorithm requirements and performance


    • Operational and engineering experience in sensor modalities (e.g. Hyperspectral Imaging, LIDAR, EO/IR)
    • Proficient with MATLAB and C/C++ programming languages
    • Experience specifically in Radar Signal Processing (e.g. design requirements for radar systems, tactical or simulation algorithm prototyping or implementation)
    • Algorithm profiling and porting
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills



    • Single and multi-processor/core environments
    • Familiar with vector/signal processing libraries
    • Hold active Secret Level DOD Clearance
    • Coursework and/or experience with digital signal processing, probability theory, stochastic signal processing, and electromagnetic theory.



    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Math, Physics, or equivalent


    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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