1684: Senior-Research-Engineer

Open Job Announcement: RF Signal Processing Engineer

Scientific Systems Company Inc. is looking to fill an RF (Radio Frequency) Signal Processing Engineer position in the Active Perception and Cognitive Learning group for projects relating to perceptual systems for unmanned vehicles. The position involves concept development, prototype implementation, and testing of novel RF sensing and communications solutions which support ongoing SSCI projects, as well as the possibility to seek out and contribute to new opportunities. U.S. Citizenship is required.

Scientific Systems Company, Inc. (SSCI) is a leading developer of advanced technologies for navigation, signal/image processing, mission planning and autonomy systems for the Aerospace and Defense industries. Founded in 1976 and headquartered in the metro-Boston area, SSCI has built a reputation for delivering high quality and mission-relevant technology solutions. SSCI is an industry leader in research and development, and is among the Top 20 companies in highly competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. SSCI’s clients and teaming partners include all major branches of the U.S Department of Defense, NASA, and many of the leading prime contractors, including Boeing, Northrop Grumman, and Lockheed Martin.

Job Title Senior Research Engineer / Research Engineer – Job Code 1684
Level Masters required in related field (PhD preferred)
Location Woburn, MA
  • Develop RF signal processing algorithms
  • Implement algorithms for real-time operation
  • Support systems engineers in the integration of algorithms and real-time code
  • Work in a team to execute technical deliverables
  • Contribute technical materials for proposals, white papers and/or publications
  • Present technical results to internal and external customers
  • Participate in technical discussion for short term and long term technical plans
Required Skills/Experience
  • Background in RF propagation and signal processing
  • Experience implementing research into working prototype systems
  • Ability to prototype in languages such as Matlab or Python
  • Proficiency with C/C++
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Desired Skills/Experience
  • Experience with Matlab/Simulink, Computer-aided Software Engineering (autocode), and collaborative software development tools desirable
  • Background in Autonomy, Robotics, or Cognitive Systems with technology focus in AI, Robotics, Machine Learning, and/or Autonomous Unmanned Systems
Compensation Salary is competitive with market rates, with annual bonus awards based on company and individual performance. SSCI offers a generous benefits package, which includes an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), Bonus Plan, 401K, and Health / Life / Disability Insurance.
Notes This position requires U.S. Citizenship.


Please email your applications to ssci‐1684@ssci.com. Include the Job Code 1684 (use Subject Line), salary history/requirements, and three (3) references with your correspondence for prompt consideration.

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