Thales Defense & Security Inc.

Associate DSP/FPGA Software Engineer - Washington, DC

Software Developer in Clarksburg, MD

Posted 2019-08-05


Thales Defense & Security, Inc., is a global company serving the defense, federal, and commercial markets with innovative solutions for the ground tactical, airborne and avionics, and naval/maritime. In addition to mission-critical communication systems, the company provides helmet-mounted displays and motion tracking technologies; SATCOM terminals; advanced sonar systems; air traffic management navigation, and surveillance, and simulation. Further, Thales Defense & Security, Inc. serves as a gateway for technology, leveraging Thales-wide solutions—such as cybersecurity, combat management systems; naval, airborne, and ground ISR; and electronic warfare—to address U.S. requirements.

Our Clarksburg MD office is seeking an Associate DSP/FPGA Software Engineer. We offer ever-increasing possibilities for your growth… to learn hands-on product design and to contribute to mission critical products that demand the ultimate in performance. You will be part of small product development teams working side by side with extremely talented, motivated people who take pride in knowing our products perform when it counts. You will also be able to see your design and development being manufactured right in our factory. Thales is a great company to begin your Digital Signal Software Engineering career!


Just to name a few of our benefits…

•Competitive salary and benefits
•Yearly Incentive Bonus Program
•Generous 401K program (up to 7% company contribution) with 100% immediate vesting
•Tuition Reimbursement
•Paid sick, vacation, and holiday leave
•Paid maternity, paternity, and parental leave
•Alternative work schedule during the Summer (every other Friday off)


In this position, you will function as an Associate DSP Software Engineer and perform design and development of wireless communication system including:

•Participation in DSP SW architecture design
•MALAB simulation of signal processing algorithm and real-time implementation on target platform using C and Assembly language
•System integration and test
System functional and performance evaluation in LAB
•Take part in TDSI Agile/SCRUM software development process
•By example, set the standards that embody the TDSI Core Value & Thales Leadership Model.


•U.S. Citizenship. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
•BS in EE or MS in EE.
•Understanding of wireless communication theory.
•Knowledge of real time operating systems.
•Experience in C and Assembly language programming.
•Good communication skills and self-motivation.

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. Thales is an E-Verify employer.

Thales 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, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need an accommodation or assistance in order to apply for a position with Thales, please call Human Resources at 240-864-7549.

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