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Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Engineer



Other Engineering
Sterling, VA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Company Overview: Dedrone is the world’s most trusted smart airspace security company. Hundreds of commercial, government and military customers around the world rely on Dedrone’s comprehensive, command and control (C2) solution to protect against the persistent and escalating threat from drones while enabling “good” drones to fly. By leveraging AI/ML, Dedrone is the only solution that provides continuous, autonomous interrogation and verification of drones that enables both multi-sensor and multi-mitigation options onto a single fused "pane-of-glass". Whether on-premise / air-gapped or in the cloud, Dedrone customers can easily detect, track, identify, analyze, and mitigate drone threats.

We are looking for a Digital Signal Processing / Software Defined Radio Developer (m/f/x) with at least 2 years of professional experience. In this position you will be responsible for the development and expansion of our drone recognition algorithms using radio frequency (RF) analyses, and for software-defined radios (SDRs).

You will…

  • Design and implementation of signal-processing software components used to detect and locate drones using RF analyses in real time.
  • Analysis and feature extraction from within the frequency spectrum using common SDR frameworks.
  • Optimization of the Dedrone Core Technology for recognition and error rates, performance, long-term stability, and maintainability.

You have…

  • Completed degree in mathematics, computer science, electrical engineering, physics or similar subject, or similar completed technical vocational training.
  • A good knowledge of digital signal processing, modulation methods and frequency analyses are a must.
  • Ideally expert knowledge on one of the following topics: digital filters, error correction algorithms, Software Defined Radio, signal modulation, or signal reverse engineering.
  • Good knowledge of common wireless communication systems (e.g., LTE PHY, IEEE802.11, IEEE802.15.4).
  • Excellent programming skills in C/C++ and Python.
  • Knowledge of parallel processing extensions like SIMD and/or CUDA are a plus.
  • Very good knowledge of parallel computing.
  • Very good analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Relevant work experience or passionate autodidact.
  • Get-it-done attitude.

At Dedrone, we believe that great ideas come from anywhere. We support a collaborative environment and value open participation from individuals with different ideas, experiences, and perspectives. We believe having a diverse team makes Dedrone a more interesting and innovative place to work, and we strive to make Dedrone a welcoming and inclusive place for all.