The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Engineering Scientist - Digital Signal Processing Scientist

Hiring department Applied Research Lab
Monthly salary $6,250 - $10,833
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-12-21-03-4204
Job Status Open
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin - J. J. Pickle Research Campus (North Austin)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

An agency designated by the federal government handles the investigation as to the requirement for eligibility for access to classified information. Factors considered during this investigation include but are not limited to allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations, drug involvement, the likelihood of continuation of such conduct, etc.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: Transcripts. References must be former employers. Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information

Purpose

Evaluate and develop DSP algorithms and implement them in software or hardware to support GPS and GNSS, HF radio, remote sensing and other applications.

Essential Functions

Develop and test new DSP algorithms. Implement new DSP algorithms in software and hardware. Process and analyze data. Review and evaluate DSP algorithms under development.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics or other applied science and three years of demonstrated ability related to the position. Demonstrated ability in implementing DSP algorithms in analysis software or in hardware (FPGA and/or GPU platforms) to perform digital receiver processing for RF signal applications including one or more of the following: GPS/GNSS, ground/satellite communications, radar and remote sensing. Proficiency with numerical analysis packages such as Python or Matlab. Attention to detail, effective problem solving skills and excellent judgment. Ability to work independently with sensitive and confidential information, maintain a professional demeanor, work as a team member without daily supervision and effectively communicate with diverse groups of clients. Able to work under pressure and accept supervision. Regular and punctual attendance. US Citizen. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information at the level appropriate to the project requirements of the position.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics or equivalent and 10 years of experience. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing novel DSP algorithms in analysis software or in hardware (FPGA and/or GPU platforms) to perform digital receiver processing for RF signal applications including one or more of the following: GPS / GNSS, ground / satellite communications, radar and remote sensing. Demonstrated experience with analysis and interpretation of results of processing digital receiver data. Demonstrated experience with VERILOG, Python, MATPLOTLIB, C++. Cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Some weekend, evening and holiday work. Frequent use of manuals and books. Work in shared, windowless office space. Some intrastate/interstate travel.

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