The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Engineering Scientist - Software Defined Radio Receiver Developer

Hiring department Applied Research Lab
Monthly salary $6,250 - $10,833
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-04-13-01-4204
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: Transcript. 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

Support the Space and Geophysics Laboratory by joining the software defined radio development team.

Essential Functions

Develop requirements and architect new features. Develop hardware and software in Verilog, RTL, C/C++, and Python to support and enhance capabilities for software defined radios. Develop hardware simulations and software regression tests to verify correct operation of firmware and software. Support integration, test, verification, and bug resolution for the release of new firmware and software builds. Perform analysis on collected data to ensure correct performance. Create and maintain documentation and procedures to support sustainable team development activities.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Occasional collection of data at remote locations and occasional outdoor deployments. Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in physics, engineering, computer and information science or other applied sciences. Three years of demonstrated ability in applied research. Demonstrated ability with at least two of the following: Verilog, C++, Python, DSP development, data analysis. Applicant must have a dynamic skill set, willing to work with new technologies, be highly organized and capable of planning and coordinating multiple tasks and managing their time. The position will require 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 or Physics and five or more years of experience. Experience with Verilog, C++, Python, and data analysis. Cumulative GPA of 3.0

Working conditions

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

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