Senior Signal Processing Engineer - Sign on Bonus eligible
Bloomington, MN 
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Job Description
Basic Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 10+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 8 years of job-related experience. Agile experience preferred.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position


As a Senior systems engineer for General Dynamics Mission Systems, you'll be a member of a a cross functional team responsible for designing and developing new methods for signal processing in sensor applications (radar, EO/IR, hyperspectral, LIDAR). Vital characteristics for a candidate for this position are analytical ability, perseverance, patience, hard work, and creativity.

We encourage you to apply if you have any of these preferred skills or experiences:

  • Designing and developing new methods for signal processing in sensor applications (radar, EO/IR, hyperspectral, LIDAR)
  • Experience utilizing reference architectures to design new products
  • Experience developing CONOPs and use cases for defense-related systems
  • Experience designing/performing scientific experimentation following a structured methodology such as Design of Experiments
  • Experience applying open architecture concepts to product designs
  • Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) experience including:
    • Applying a modeling language (UML, SysML) with a framework (UAF, UPDM2, DoDAF2.0) to represent system design
    • Use of system modeling tools (MagicDraw, Cameo Systems Modeler/Architect, Enterprise Architect, Rhapsody)
  • Complex mathematical system modeling and analysis using tools like MATLAB (or similar such as Python or Simulink)
  • Experience with developing radar system tracker and sensor fusion algorithms (Kalman filtering, optimal estimation)
  • Interfacing with other engineering disciplines including software or hardware to communicate intent and performance of algorithms in simulated environment
  • Experience with large computing systems utilizing high-speed networking for parallel processing
  • Experience with sensor processing algorithm development for embedded CPU, GPU, and/or FPGA application
  • Primary current efforts emphasize RF signal processing however other non-RF sensor processing (such as EO/IR) algorithmic experience will be applicable and heavily considered
  • Experience modeling the algorithm performance and conducting software-in-the-loop and/or hardware-in-the-loop testing would be a plus
  • Desire to mentor junior engineers on technically complex subjects
  • Ability to communicate technical topics to peers orally and in writing

What sets you apart:

  • Creative thinker with demonstrated success leading the systems development life cycle
  • Collaborative team player eager to provide technical leadership and position others for success
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, and influence management skills, with notable record of securing buy-in on concepts and ideas
  • Experienced in the art of negotiation with ability to meet challenging customer requirements with win-win solutions
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for yourself and others

Our Commitment to You:

  • An exciting career path with opportunities for continuous learning and development.
  • Research oriented work, alongside award winning teams developing practical solutions for our nation's security
  • Flexible schedules with every other Friday off work, if desired (9/80 schedule)
  • Competitive benefits, including 401k matching, flex time off, paid parental leave, healthcare benefits, health & wellness programs, employee resource and social groups, and more
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Workplace Options:
This position is Hybrid/Flex
While on-site, you will be a part of the Bloomington, MN team at BLC, 8800 Queen Avenue South, Bloominton, MN

Sign-on Bonus up to: $5,000


Target salary range: USD $170,000.00/Yr. - USD $188,000.00/Yr. This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary.

Company Overview

At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we rise to the challenge each day to ensure the safety of those that lead, serve, and protect the world we live in. We do this by making the world's most advanced defense platforms even smarter. Our engineers redefine what's possible and our manufacturing team brings it to life, building the brains behind the brawn on submarines, ships, combat vehicles, aircraft, satellites, and other advanced systems.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with this shared sense of purpose, committed to a diverse and exciting employee experience that drives innovation and creates a community where all feel welcome and a part of something amazing.

We offer highly competitive benefits and a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. To see more about our benefits, visit

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$170,000.00 - $188,000.00
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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