PDS Tech, Inc. Jobs

Mobile pds Logo

Job Information

PDS Tech Inc Software Engineer 5 in Germantown, Maryland

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Software Engineer in Germantown, MD.


  • Leads activities to develop, document and maintain complex architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces and designs for software systems.

  • Leads development of code and integration of complex software components into a fully functional software system.

  • Develops software verification plans, test procedures and test environments, executing the test procedures and documenting test results to ensure software system requirements are met.

  • Provides technical leadership for software projects and leads software supplier management activities.

  • Leads development, selection, tailoring and deployment of processes, tools and metrics.

  • Leads software research and development projects. Serves as a subject matter expert for software domains, system-specific issues, processes and regulations.

  • Tracks and evaluates software team and supplier performance to ensure product and process conformance to project plans and industry standards.

  • Trains and mentors others.

  • Works under consultative direction.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Implements communication system functions and signal processing algorithms that add capabilities to Digital Receiver Technology's (DRT) software-defined radio systems.

  • Codes, simulates, and tests solutions on field-programmable gate arrays (FPGA) and digital signal processors (DSP).

  • Leads work with stakeholders and customers to develop and document complex electronic and electrical system requirements.

  • Leads and coordinates work to analyze and translate requirements into system architecture, gateware and software designs and interface specifications.

  • Leads work to test and validate to ensure system designs meet operational and functional requirements.

  • Solves problems concerning and provides other support of fielded gateware and software over the entire product lifecycle.

  • Researches technology advances for potential application to company business needs.

  • Makes recommendations for technology investments.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills / Experience):

  • Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry

  • 14 or more years of experience in an engineering role (or Master's +12 / PhD +9)

  • Experience with design and implementation of real-time software / gateware / firmware for digital communications and / or signal processing algorithms

  • Professional work experience with Verilog and / or VHDL

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills / Experience):

  • Knowledge of digital signal processing / digital communications algorithms and techniques (turbo / Viterbi coding / decoding, channel estimation, equalization, filter design, sampling theory, etc.)

  • Experience with high speed digital interfaces

  • Experience in Xilinx and / or Altera design

  • Experience coding in MATLAB

  • Experience coding in C / C++ Experience coding in Python

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.