Sr. Engineer Systems, Algorithms for Ranging and Trilateration

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Date Posted: 
July 14, 2020
Position Summary: 

This position is for a Senior Systems Engineer working on the development of advanced algorithms for optimal time of arrival determination and positioning using terrestrial radio navigation signals, algorithm optimization using simulations and extensive field data, and working with SW/FW teams to have the algorithms implemented, verified and demonstrated on target hardware platforms.  

Essential Functions: 

· Support to Navigation Projects and R&D activities in the fields of terrestrial radio navigation  

· Analyze, develop and improve algorithms for the estimation of the time of arrival (ranging) and/or Doppler of terrestrial radio navigation signals.  

· Develop quality metrics for these measurements from radio navigation signals to allow integration with other systems.  

· Analyze field data (indoor/outdoor, static/dynamic, pedestrian/automotive/drone) and optimize algorithms accordingly for performance  

· Development and implementation of optimized algorithms in C/ C++ for target hardware platforms  

· Support design, implementation and testing of various algorithms in a terrestrial PNT receiver

Education, Experience, Skills and Attributes: 


· MS/ MTech or PhD (preferred) in EE/ECE with emphasis in Signal Processing/Communications.  

· 3+ years of product experience in design and implementation of advanced signal processing algorithms.  

· Solid foundation in probability, statistics and random processing  

· Strong math, analytical and problem-solving ability  

· Experience with GPS receiver implementation  

· Understanding and optimization of algorithm implementation complexity for target hardware platforms  

· Proficient with Matlab. Knowledge of C/C++ is a plus.  

· Ability to work independently and within a team on challenging technical problems across multiple teams.  



· Experience with advanced Spectral estimation techniques, including Eigen decomposition-based methods  

· Solid foundations in Signal processing for estimation & detection, Bayesian optimization functions  

· Good practical understanding of wireless propagation channel  

· Knowledge of advanced signal processing and estimation algorithms applied to PNT  

· Experience with digital signal processors


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