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Parsons Corporation Digital Signal Processing Engineer - Technical Lead in Herndon, Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Technical Lead DSP Engineer to join our team! In this role, you will get to solve a full spectrum of signal processing challenges in SIGINT, EW, Radar, and Communications Systems. The candidate will be responsible for the development of innovative signal-processing algorithms and applications for mission-critical systems.

Qualified candidates will have experience or interest in the full System Design Lifecycle, including requirements definition, design, implementation, algorithm development, verification, and maintenance of systems deployed within advanced computing environments or onto tactical mission platforms.

*Candidates should be motivated to solve problems independently and in small multi-disciplinary teams striving to achieve specific goals in mission-relevant timelines. Technical knowledge of Linux computing environments, communication system theory, and radar theory - including modulation/demodulation, RF fundamentals, signal processing algorithm development, X-MIDAS programming, and digital-to-analog conversion systems is strongly desired. *

Basic Qualifications:

9+ years relevant experience and Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, or related field.

Experience as a Digital Signal Processing Engineer with C/C++, X-MIDAS, Python, or JAVA within Unix/Linux programming environments.

Digital Signal Processing (DSP) background with strong understanding of communication systems and/or radar system design and theory with implementation of concepts into software.

Demonstrated problem-solving, verbal and written communication, and organizational skills. Must have experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Project).

Active Secret Clearance or higher and U.S. Citizenship required. Active TS/SCI or SCI Eligibility preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

X-MIDAS: 1 year (Preferred)

C/C++, Python, or Java: 2 years (Preferred)

*Security Clearance Requirements: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements. U.S. Citizenship is required. *

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:


This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:

$121,900.00 - $219,400.00

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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