Digital Prospectors C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer in Lexington, Massachusetts

C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer

Lexington, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Peter Roos at

Phone: 603-772-2700

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Job Title: C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer

Location : Lexington, MA

Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week

Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance is desired.


Our client’s Advanced RF Techniques and Systems Group develops and demonstrates new algorithms, architectures, and hardware implementations for processing signals for a broad range of RF system applications, including advanced wireless communications and signals intelligence. This requisition is for a software engineer to support the development and testing of embedded software for a large scale communications system demonstration. Development will be performed in a disciplined collaborative environment, employing modern programming practices.

Position Scope/Job Functions

-- Develop real-time, embedded software components of a complex communication system

-- Work collaboratively on software development team to meet program milestones

Skills: Required

-- Familiarity and experience developing with real-time, embedded operating systems or.

-- Experience developing with resource constrained systems and low level Linux in addition to POSIX-compliant application layer programming.

-- Experience with C, C++ and object-oriented development

-- Experience with software lifecycle processes and their associated tools, such as software modelling with Unified Modelling Language (UML), revision control, and issue tracking --Experience interfacing with firmware components (FPGAs)

Skills: Preferred

-- Experience with communication signal processing and protocols --Experience in development for resource constrained platforms.

-- Familiarity with MATLAB.

Education/Professional Certifications:

PhD plus 5 years minimum experience, or MS plus 8 years minimum experience. Computer Engineering degree preferred

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employment opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!

The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.


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Phone: 603-772-2700