• Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1647

Title: Sr. Level Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Engineer
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
*Clearance: No Clearance

Company Overview: 

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of satellite, launch, and cyber technologies. We develop space-based solutions that protect our nation, enhance the lives of our citizens, and directly support the warfighter. Cornerstone supports a full range of missions from navigation and communication to remote sensing. We are a leader in spacecraft development, deployment, and mission support. In an environment of limited resources, Cornerstone provides our customers with agile and innovative solutions that achieve the highest level mission performance.   

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a software engineer with education and design experience in digital signal processing implementation. The position would involve implementation and analysis of digital signal processing techniques related to digital communication systems. Areas of desired expertise include:

  • Discrete filter design
  • Modulation and demodulation techniques
  • Pre-compensation and equalization
  • RF interference mitigation
  • Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO)


  • BS degree (MS preferred) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • 6+ years experience performing digital signal processing implementation and analysis
  • Proficiency with C/C++ (other languages acceptable)
  • Experience with one or more of the following areas:
    • High-rate Communication Systems
    • Satellite Communication Systems
    • Spread Spectrum Systems
    • Software Defined Radios
    • Low Probability of Detection (LPD)/Anti-Jam (AJ) Systems
    • Signal Detection, Signal Identification

Preferred additional skills:

  • Familiarity with Matlab / Simulink
  • Familiarity with VHDL or Verilog
  • Familiarity with High Level Synthesis (HLS)
  • Familiarity with OpenCL or CUDA
  • Familiarity with GNURadio, Redhawk, or Ettus Research Products
  • Active Secret Clearance

Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornerstone Defense is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for all employees and to upholding diversity in our recruiting and hiring processes. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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