Posted 29 days ago by

Senior Communications Theorist

San Diego, CA, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Lead

The Senior Communications Theorist will model, analyze, and provide systems engineering and algorithm solutions to complex communications problems. Will conduct system simulations and analyses to assess performance of proposed solutions and provide creative solutions and insights to penetrate new and adjacent markets. Will also employ excellent communication skills to advance ideas and solutions to customers and team members and research state-of-the-art technologies to grow company competencies. Will mentor team members on new technologies and processes and advance Linkabit products and interests by attending tradeshows, giving lectures at professional meetings, submitting research papers in professional journals, and creating patents.


A qualified candidate must have a Master of Science degree (PhD preferred) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics or other technical field and at least 4 years of academic research or work related experience, as well as expert level knowledge in at least one of the following:

  • Interference mitigation and diversity techniques/terrestrial wireless broadcast, estimation theory, and adaptive signal processing
  • PHY/MAC cross-layer algorithms, shared Radio Resource Management (RRM) algorithms, complexity analysis, and optimization algorithms with application to multi-user communications.

Demonstrated proficiency and working knowledge in Probability and Statistics and Digital Communications is a must. S ignificant experience in algorithm development and test using C/C++ and simulation tools such as Matlab/Mathematica and detailed knowledge of the system trade space in software defined radios/modems from the RF front end to back end digital signal processing is required.

U.S. citizenship is required. Applicants selected may be subject to security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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