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Today, Electronic Warfare (EW) is a growing enterprise - protecting the warfighter and our national security against ever-adapting threats. The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) at Leidos currently has an opening for a software engineer to support an exciting new program in San Diego which utilizes novel machine learning concepts and techniques to advance the state of the art. As part of our team, you will get to work alongside scientists and experts in advanced signal processing, machine learning, and software implementation to help grow your own knowledge and career.

Regular tasks will include:

  • Contributing to the design and development of advanced systems as a part of a multi-disciplinary team. The team is made up of other software engineers and subject matter experts from the areas of systems engineering, machine learning, signal processing.
  • Designing, implementing, and testing real-time C/C++ software for multi-core systems running Linux or a real-time operating system
  • Reading and understanding signal ware implementation to help grow your own knowledge and career.

    Regular tasks will include:

    • Contributing to the design and development of advanced systems as a paprocessing algorithms written in MATLAB
    • Implementing advanced signal processing and machine learning algorithms for processing large volumes of RF data
    • Optimizing software for high-volume data analysis, real-time processing throughput, and robust performance on advanced hardware platforms.
    • Programming in languages such as MATLAB, C/C++, Python
    • Analyzing existing algorithms and software to develop improvements in fidelity, sensitivity, and efficiency
    • Providing robust, scalable, configured software solutions in full-stack software development and deployment environments
    • Designing, implementing, and testing software to interface with RF hardware devices
    • Participating in lab-based and field testing

    Basic Qualifications

    • S. degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or related field w/ 2+ years’ experience.
    • Required on-site full-time work in San Diego, CA
    • Secret clearance with ability to obtain top secret clearance
    • Demonstrated experience in software development and deployment
    • Experience with C/C++, Python, MATLAB programming languages
    • Advanced knowledge of the Linux operating system as well as experience with real-time operating systems
    • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication
    • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently
    • Ability to adapt to new challenges with a strong motivation to grow and learn in new areas

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics or related field, with 3-5 years’ experience
    • Task lead or team leadership experience
    • Strong understanding of machine learning frameworks and experience with Machine Learning and/or Artificial Intelligence algorithms and libraries, such as TensorFlow
    • Experience with MATLAB GPU computing
    • Basic understanding of RF front end design
    • Demonstrated experience in software development, spanning algorithm implementation, C/C++ coding and debugging, configuration and deployment, and throughput optimization
    • Understanding of high performance computing implementations for signal detection and feature classification
    • Experience working in areas of modeling and simulation (M&S), radar, adaptive radar, signals processing, algorithm development, synthetic aperture radar (SAR) or similar fields

Company Info.


Leidos, formerly known as Science Applications International Corporation, is an American defense, aviation, information technology, and biomedical research company headquartered in Reston, Virginia, that provides scientific, engineering, systems integration, and technical services.

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    Information Technology
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  • Location
    La Jolla, San Diego, California, USA
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