DSP Software Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:22-029
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs , CO
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/16/2022
    • Years of Experience: 3+
    • Radford Job Code: 05092 – 05093
    • Compensation: $105,000 - $132,000
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Job Description

Kratos is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions and services. We are cutting-edge innovators and creative problem solvers working collaboratively to solve our customers’ toughest challenges. We are a trusted partner—driven by doing the right thing and achieving maximum success for our customers, our partners and ourselves.


Kratos is valued for our ability to design and deliver leading edge, resilient solutions for aerospace communication, control, awareness and mission success across a continuum of offerings—from commercial to tailored custom solutions and integrated programs. Customers trust us to stay relevant and know we are in it for the long-haul. We bring both the capability and confidence that our customers value and depend on, and we always deliver. 


Kratos is a world leader in providing Space Domain Awareness (SDA) radio frequency data using our worldwide network of sensors. Come join our dynamic Agile work environment in Colorado Springs as a Digital Signal Processing Engineer within the Kratos Ground Sensors Network (KGSN) business unit, helping provide SDA data to US Government, Commercial and International customers. You will support the architecture, design, development, testing and fielding of advanced signal processing capabilities.




• Perform software development in advanced signal processing projects and products


• Test and deploy releases on schedule


• Work with Product Owners to generate user stories


• Identify and resolve product issues and bugs


• Find and implement creative workarounds, when appropriate, to support operational missions


• Coordinate with cross-functional teams regarding new and upgraded product capabilities


• Help foster a culture of continuous process improvement


• Communicate project status to internal and external stakeholders as needed

Experience and Skills

•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related engineering field.


•Minimum of 3 years’ experience in software development, digital signal processing, electrical engineering, or related engineering field


•Must have experience with and desire to develop tools and products in Python


•Must have experience with and desire for software development, deployment, and operations in a Linux environment


•Must have good attention to detail, communications skills, work ethic


•Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance






•Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related engineering field


•Familiarity with digital signal processing, digital communications and satellite communications concepts


•Experience in Docker, Postgres, web development, shell scripting, MATLAB, GNURadio, C/C++, Java


•Active DoD Secret Clearance


Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
Kratos Defense is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. EOE, Minorities, Females, Vet, Disabled, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or any other protected class.
All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos Defense is committed to America's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continue contributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.
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