Communications Systems Engineer

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AMERGINT is seeking experienced communication systems engineers who are passionate about working closely with customers to solve difficult mission-critical challenges. In this important role, you will be working on SOFTLINK®—our foundational software architecture and the cornerstone of our dynamic solutions. We empower our people, and we give them the space to thrive. If you’re interested in joining our team and making a difference in the space and defense industry, let’s talk.

This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO; Broomfield, CO; or Huntsville, AL; or remotely.

Core Responsibilities

  • Be conversant in legacy and modern forms of channel coding, including trellis coded modulation and decoding, Low Density Parity Check coding (LDPC), and turbo coding.
  • Interpret, understand, and implement channel encoding and decoding algorithms for the aforementioned channel coding methodologies, in a software radio platform
  • Conversant in satellite air interface standards, such as the various DVB and CCSDS specifications
  • Contribute to the design of modulators and demodulators for waveforms, such as M-PSK, M-APSK, M-QAM, M-ary FSK, and variations on continuous phase modulation (CPM) (e.g., GMSK)
  • Be conversant in methods and techniques for carrier and symbol acquisition, including Phase Locked Loops (PLLs), open loop maximum likelihood (ML) estimation, and other common estimation techniques

Required Skills

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent) with emphasis in communications systems, coding, and digital signal processing; at least 10 Years of related work experience
  • Familiar with Digital Signal Processing (DSP) for things such as filter design and link-level simulation
  • Conversant with C/C++ programming with a willingness to become proficient if hired
  • May need to obtain and maintain a security clearance for this position

Preferred Skills

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Active Secret security clearance
  • Familiar with Telemetry, Tracking, and Control (TT&C) standards, including universal S-Band (USB), Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS), and the Space Ground Link System (SGLS)
  • Knowledgeable with range telemetry standards, such as IRIG-106, including PCM/FM, shaped offset QPSK (SOQPSK), and multi-h CPM
  • Familiarity with Python; MATLAB-like features of Python is a plus
  • Familiarity with MATLAB is a plus

What We Offer

  • Colorado Pay Range From: $100,000 to $150,000 annually
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Paid company holidays, sick time, and maternity/paternity leave
  • Company paid medical and dental insurance
  • Employer contributions to 401k
  • Health reimbursement account (HRA)
  • Company funded health savings account (HSA)
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Life insurance, AD&D, and accident insurance
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Stipends for cell phone and home internet
  • Tuition/professional development assistance
  • Employee discounts from company partners
  • Onsite gym
  • Annual bonus eligibility (based on company performance)