Senior Wireless And Advanced Signal Processing Researcher

Lockheed Martin Corporation Cherry Hill , NJ 08002

Posted 3 months ago

Description:This position is within Lockheed Martin's Advanced Technology Laboratories. The Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) is the advanced computing asset of Lockheed Martin Corporation a global enterprise with core business in systems integration, space, aeronautics and technology services. The mission at the Advanced Technology Laboratories is to enhance the Corporation's competitive edge. We are a group of professionals who develop and apply "cutting edge" technologies. Eighty percent of ATL employees are engineering professionals with advanced degrees in computer science, electrical engineering, physics, mathematics, and psychology. All our LM ATL employees are part academician, part researcher, and part entrepreneur, and we strive to develop new technologies, work with our academic partners, and transition our technologies to other Lockheed Martin companies and customers.

We offer a continuous learning environment with strong career growth and advancement opportunities. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, relocation assistance, fitness center, recreation room, flexible work schedule and a relaxed dress code. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace with Pre-Employment Screening.

Job Description:

  • Candidate will support research and technology development projects funded by DARPA, DOD service labs such as AFRL, and internal IR&D

  • Candidate will work in a research and development (R&D) environment with cutting edge tools, systems, and research.

  • Candidate will lead small teams to develop advanced wireless communication systems, RADAR systems, Electronic Warfare systems, and advanced algorithm design.

  • Candidate will attend and may present at various industry conferences and customer venues.


The engineer will be working within the Spectrum Systems Laboratory. At SSL we work with every aspect of modern RF systems. This includes research in generation-after-next RADAR systems, Electronic Warfare, advanced machine learning, smart sensing and threat management, signal source separation methods, threat analysis, geolocation and direction finding, emitter tracking, SIGINT and ELINT, distributed sensor design, and cognitive radio. As a senior engineer, the candidate may be responsible lead one or many parts of an end-to-end passive or active RF system. Our hardware and software systems are rapidly prototyped to push hardware and software to their limits and make the impossible possible.

Basic Qualifications:

  • PhD, MS or BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Math, Computer Science or other science field combined with appropriate experience or course work.

  • 6 years industry or research experience

  • Experience with at least one of the following programming languages: C, C++, Verilog, VHDL, Python, MATLAB.

  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret or higher clearance which requires US citizenship. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Desired Skills:

Applicants should have experience with one or more of the following:

  • FPGA's and digital design (Xilinx preferred)

  • Software-Designed Radio (USRP SDR)

  • Modern wireless communication techniques and protocols

  • RADAR signal processing

  • DSP implementation in software and/or FPGA fabric

  • RF circuit design

  • Machine Learning and Swarming Intelligence

  • Digital and/or Statistical Signal Processing

  • Electronic Warfare, RF Signal Intercept, RF Geolocation Technologies

  • Signal Tracking, Target and Data fusion

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