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Signal Software Engineer

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 Signals Software Engineer to support Department of Defense (DoD) customers. The Signals Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances signal processing software (e.g. detectors, demodulators, protocol processors). The candidates primary responsibilities include: designing, developing, maintaining, integration of signal processing algorithms, analysis of signals/networking protocols, and testing.

Job Duties 

  • Lead in the implementation of core software components to interface with hardware, implement backend logic, and perform signal processing functions

  • Translate algorithm prototypes into optimized, production-quality code suitable for operational deployment

  • Utilize software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment.

  • Provide specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development

  • Requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components

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

  • Review and test software components for adherence to the design requirements and document test results

  • Resolve software problem/deficiency reports

  • Active communication and participation in the full SDLC leveraging Agile methodologies.

  • Mentor and guide junior engineers

Required Qualifications :

  • US Citizen

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret security clearance

  • BS or MS Degree in CS, CE, or EE with software emphasis and relevant work experience

  • Experience with object-oriented software development (e.g., C++, Java, and Python)

  • Experience in software design, engineering, and development skills, including familiarity with modern software development practices and tools

  • Strong understanding of Linux (RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu) platform development

  • Proficient in building, testing, and debugging software applications

  • Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Signals/Protocol Analysis including: signal identification, digital modulation/demodulation, error correction, and signaling/networking protocols

  • Develop software solutions that can be easily tailored to Commercial off-the-Shelf (COTS) and Government off-the-Shelf (GOTS) systems

  • Technical curiosity, flexibility, and a desire to expand your skill set into new areas

  • Demonstrated cultural and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all teams, areas, and levels of business

  • Self-motivated and independent with a passion for change and ongoing improvement

  • Critical thinker with sound judgment for complex problem solving and decision making

  • Experience with Agile Methodologies

  • Candidates with current SSBI security clearance preferred

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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