Cosmic AES Job Openings

Digital Signal Processing (DSP) III

Colorado Springs, CO, USA

About Cosmic AES

Cosmic Advanced Engineered Solutions (Cosmic AES) is a small innovative company tackling the most difficult technical challenges in signals, space, and cyberspace. We design and develop high-end signal processing solutions for Department of Defense(DoD) in the Counter-Space, Special Operations, Homeland Security, and other specialized mission areas. Our strong team of scientists, engineers, and operations experts specialize in exploring emerging technologies, system development, and rapid prototyping to solve the most difficult national security concerns.  As a company focused on cutting-edge development, Cosmic AES delivers powerful, adaptable solutions leveraging existing non-proprietary technologies to meet our customers' mission needs and objectives. Our management philosophy of a flat innovative company utilizing Agile Development and the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) for development allows us to quickly adapt to customer needs and the changing DoD mission environment. Cosmic AES invites you to become part of our family of groundbreaking engineers with a passion for conquering the nation’s toughest challenges.

Position Description

Cosmic AES is looking for a senior DSP engineer to support the development and testing of a signal monitoring and signal processing system for the DoD. This position would involve designing and implementing algorithms to characterize the signal environment and produce the desired effects.  Position would also require the candidate to support the lab and field testing of the system

Job Duties 

  • Lead in the design, analysis, and development of digital signal processing and communications systems algorithms.

  • Work with other engineers and with customers to perform requirements analysis/design tradeoffs and develop solutions in accordance with system/product architectures.

  • Support software engineering development to translate algorithm prototypes into optimized, production-quality code suitable for operational deployment.

  • Contribute to the development of design documentation and other documentation artifacts.

  • Mentor and guide junior engineers.

  • Help win customer confidence through integrity, technical competency, effective communications, problem solving and capability demonstrations.

Required Qualifications :

  • US citizen, and must be able to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret security clearance.

  • A passion for engineering and technology development, and an ability to work and problem solve independently, with a minimum of oversight and direction.

  • 10 plus years of experience with a solid understanding of Digital Signal Processing concepts: Transforms, sampling theory, filter design and implementation, equalization, common DSP operations (convolution, correlation, etc.), signal detection and estimation, etc.

  • Solid understanding of Communications Theory concepts: Modulation techniques and implementation, channel and noise models, RF link analysis, etc.

  • A high degree of proficiency implementing algorithms in a framework such as Matlab, Python, GNURadio, Julia, etc.

  • A team player and capable of working in a fast-pasted, team environment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity and experience with Linux operating systems.

  • Familiarity with GNURadio and Software Defined Radios (SDR).

  • Software development experience with a low-level language such as C or C++.

  • A solid understanding of estimation theory, Kalman filtering, target tracking, and related processing.

    Experience with common engineering lab and test equipment such as oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzers.

  • Experience with UAS systems, and/or satellite communications, geolocation, or communication systems.

  • Experience with Agile methodologies.

Cosmic AES offers competitive salaries with a comprehensive benefit package which includes: 401k plan, profit sharing, flexible work schedules, paid holidays, vacation, sick time, medical, dental, and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, long and short-term disability, company paid life insurance, referral bonuses, and tuition assistance. For further information on Cosmic AES, an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), please visit us at:

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