Senior DSP Engineer

Amplus Corporation - Chantilly, VA

Full-time$120,000 - $170,000 a year

Amplus Corporation, a BlackHorse Solutions Company, is hiring motivated individuals dedicated to solving the full spectrum of signal processing challenges in Chantilly, VA.

As an Amplus Senior DSP Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, implementation, testing, and integration of DSP algorithms into larger software systems while providing mentorship to junior staff. You will work within a cross-disciplinary team that strives to bring industry best practices to defense solutions. As a senior engineer, your experience will be leveraged for continuous process and product improvement.

Qualified candidates will have experience or interest in the full Software Lifecycle, including requirements definition, design, implementation, algorithm development, verification, and maintenance of technical SIGINT processing systems or advanced computing environments. The successful candidate will provide either domain expertise or broad generalist knowledge in many relevant fields (SDR, Wireless Communications, DSP, optimization, etc.) Technical knowledge of Linux computing environments, communication system theory to include RF fundamentals, signal processing algorithm development, and digital to analog conversion systems is strongly desired.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience with C/C++ or Python within Unix/Linux programming environments
  • Strong Digital Signal Processing (DSP) background
  • Demonstrated methodologies/techniques for problem-solving complex technical problems
  • Demonstrated success using both verbal and written communication to express complex concepts
  • Organizational skills including task management
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Project)
  • Active TS//SCI Clearance (US Citizenship Required)

Desired Skills:

  • 6+ years of experience as a Digital Signal Processing Engineer
  • 6+ years C++ or Python experience
  • Strong understanding of communication systems design and theory
  • Experience with design and implementation of detection, classification, and other signal processing algorithms
  • Hands on experience with SDRs
  • Lab experience
  • X-MIDAS experience

Amplus Corporation:

Amplus Corporation, a BlackHorse Solutions Company, provides technical services and solutions for the DoD’s most challenging RF and DSP problem sets. We specialize in signal processing algorithm development, SDR architecture design, signal and protocol analysis, and integrated system testing. Amplus Corporation supports Army, Air Force, Navy, and DARPA with innovative technique development and in-depth analysis support.

Amplus Corporation is a small business dedicated to ensuring a stimulating, fulfilling, and enjoyable work environment. We provide:

  • Flexible Hours
  • Employer fully funded Healthcare, Dental, and Vision
  • Employer fully funded Short Term Disability (STD), Long Term Disability (LTD), and Life Insurance
  • 25% Employer funded Profit Sharing Plan (PSP)
  • Pay during FMLA leave
  • Reimbursable higher education tuition

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $120,000.00 to $170,000.00 /year


  • C/C++ / Python: 6 years (Preferred)


  • TS//SCI Clearance (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Signing bonus
  • Professional development assistance


  • Monday to Friday