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Jacobs Subject Matter Expert - Sigint 3 in Fort Meade, Maryland

Your Impact:

Are you interested in using your skills to help shape the Cyber, Security, & Intel space? If so, look no further. We are seeking a SME SIGINT to join our team of passionate individuals. In this role you will support challenging, mission-critical projects that make a direct impact on the nation’s security and intelligence mission.

The Subject Matter Expert Sigint 3 is responsible to analyze, track and identify industry trends, technologies, constraints and priorities regarding current and projected SIGINT strategies, solutions, and challenges.

The ideal candidate will have experience with:

  • Demonstrated experience coding in C/C++ and Python

  • Experience with SDRs (REDHAWK/RFNext, GNU, etc.)

  • RF signals analysis and SIGnals DEVelopment (SIGDEV)

  • Experience with message queue implementation/communication

  • Experience with Development Suites (X-Midas, etc.) or C++/Python-based signal processing tools and libraries

  • Able to design, develop and implement systems within a Unix/Linux environment.


Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Provides SIGINT Development (SIGDEV) analytic support to optimize and develop assigned customer accesses.

  • Provides analysis of module/model output from signals of interest to allow creation of follow-on processes.

  • Independently designs and implements software modules in MATLAB or other similar design suite to process signals of interest.

  • Directs implementation of sub-modules necessary for processing signals of interest.

  • Develops novel approaches for utilizing COTS and GOTS systems for creating processing solutions outside the intended use.

  • Manage activities involved with SIGINT Development (SIGDEV).

Clearance Required:

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

Minimum Education:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional SWE experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.

Minimum Years of Experience:

  • Ten (10) years experience with SIGINT Development analytic support.


  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP) background with strong understanding of satellite communications systems design and theory with implementation of concepts into software.

  • Time and/or Frequency geolocation technologies and implementation.

  • Experience with MATLAB

  • Experience with GPU/CUDA development

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