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Embedded Junior Software Engineer

Position Description

SSC is seeking highly motivated junior-level embedded software engineers who will develop next generation wireless networking and RF system software. You will develop radio solutions for advanced wireless communications applications. Application implementations include basic functionality such as sensing, signal processing, wireless protocol implementation, and beamforming as well as advanced system capabilities that adapt transmit and receive behaviors in real time. You will participate in the entire product life cycle including architecture of the real time embedded system through test and evaluation support. Projects include applications to traditional Military and First Responder RF systems as well as adaptations of commercial (e.g., 5G) technologies. You will work with teams and be given opportunities to develop your technical, professional, and leadership skills.


  • Design and develop the architecture and embedded software solutions of innovative radio communications, sensing, and spectrum access systems
  • Understand customer and/or project needs to implement effective software designs and solutions
  • Interact with internal and external engineering teams on a regular basis to design and create interfaces with other system elements

Experience Qualifications

  • Experience with wireless networking and radio communications systems and strong understanding of embedded systems, hardware design, and signal processing concepts
  • 5+ years demonstrated experience in architecting and developing complex embedded systems in Linux
  • Experience with Xilinx Zynq devices, preferably UltraScale MPSoC or RFSoC, and an understanding of the design flow and toolchain use.
  • Demonstrated expertise in embedded programming and experience with common languages such as Python, C++, C, etc.
  • Experience implementing wireless technologies in hardware (e.g., RFSoC or Software Defined Radio) such as PHY, MAC, TDMA, DSP, RADAR, detection, classification, 5G, LTE, beamforming, MIMO
  • Experience leading projects and development teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Education and Other Qualifications

  • Required: US citizenship or Permanent Residency
  • BSCS, EE, Computer Engineering, or related field; MS or PhD preferred
  • DoD SECRET clearance preferred

We Offer

  • Competitive pay and benefits package
  • Medical insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Free parking
  • Easily accessible to DC and VA (walking distance to Spring Hill Metro station)

The ideal candidate would live in the Northern Virginia/Greater Washington DC area.

To Apply

Email resume and letter of interest to jobs@sharedspectrum.com

Company Description

Shared Spectrum Company (SSC) is a pioneer in the development of innovative wireless advanced technologies that are revolutionizing the military and commercial use of spectrum.  SSC has a unique technology development culture focused on technical excellence, innovation and execution. This is a unique opportunity to gain invaluable experience in one of the most important technological advancements in wireless communications technologies today.

SSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.