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Digital Prospectors Digital Communications Modeler in Lexington, Massachusetts

Digital Communications Modeler

Lexington, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Michaella Walsh (

Phone: 617.322.0821

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Job Title: Two Digital Communications Modelers

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 without incident is desired.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Our client’s Tactical Networks Group specializes in advanced network and communications systems development, with a focus on rapid prototyping of tactical data links in support radical next generation tactical mobile, military airborne communications systems. The group is seeking a strong digital communications modeler/analyst with 5+ years of experience.

Position Scope/Job Functions:

The Tactical Networks Group is seeking to hire a digital communications modeler/analyst with >5 years of experience working on implementing floating and fixed point models of digital communications modules in Matlab. The candidate for this position must have strong theoretical understanding of digital communications from modulation, encoding, interleaving, etc. and be capable of converting mathematical models of algorithms into working floating and fixed point Matlab models. The candidate must be able to analyze communication system performance and recommend enhancements to systems with minimum supervision.

Skills: Required

  1. Understanding of, and experience with, fixed point arithmetic implementations of signal processing algorithms 2. Solid comprehension of digital signal processing and communication systems fundamentals 3. Proficiency with software development in Matlab

Skills: Preferred

  1. Familiarity with digital hardware (FPGA/ASIC) development 2. Proficiency with software development in C++/Python 3. Proficiency with digital signal processing in Simulink

Education/Professional Certifications:

PhD in Electrical or Computer Engineering plus 5 years minimum experience or MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering or Computer Science plus 8 years minimum experience.

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.


Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs.

Come see why Digital Prospectors has been voted “ Best Staffing Firm to Temp For ” by Staffing Industry Analysts, " Best of Staffing " for candidate satisfaction by Inavero /, " Top Temporary Placement Firm " by Boston Business Journal, " Best Company To Work For " by Business NH magazine, " Excellence in IT and Engineering Staffing ” by TechServe Alliance, " Top IT Services Company " by Inc. Magazine, " Most Reliable Staffing Agency " in Forbes Magazine and " Top Ranked Staffing Firm " by Staffing Industry Analysts.

Phone: 603-772-2700