Senior System Engineer

Raanana, Israel
R&D – Algorithms /
Full-time /
On-site
D-Fend Solutions values its employees as our greatest asset. Our professionals and subject matter experts, including personnel from elite military intelligence technology units, provide the best possible solutions to our leading customers around the world. We are proud of our impressive presence across different environments and industries, as well as the results we have helped our customers achieve in contending with their counter-drone challenges.

In addition to professional expertise, D-Fend Solutions seeks candidates who will thrive in a fast-moving, innovative and collaborative culture. It helps if you enjoy having fun – our “D-Fenders” are a light-hearted bunch who have stashed rubber ducks all around our headquarters.

Are you interested in working with the world’s leading cyber-takeover counter-drone technology provider?

Join D-Fend Solutions in helping to make the world a safer place by addressing emerging challenges in the dynamic and exciting counter-drone arena!

Scope:
We are looking for an experienced system engineer to take responsibility, lead and participate in the development of a radio-based drone detection and mitigation system as part of the company products.
The system engineer position requires the combination of several elements:
* Ownership and responsibility over multi-discipline system features
* Bring features and platforms from idea to execution.
* Define and guide the SW, DSP and FPGA teams for multi-discipline implementations and debugging.
* Define and analyze system behaviors, decision making and responses to events and radio link budget considerations.
* Participate in research and analysis of proprietary radio protocols and specific implementations of standard communication protocols.
* Independent debugging and analyzing for system problem solving and optimization using Excel, Python, MATLAB or any other LOG analysis tools.
* Understand the full system and guide and support testing and validation teams for testing methodologies, tools, and conceptual coverage holes.
* Work hands-on with the system, analyze sniffer LOGs, write scripts, fix code, work with RF test equipment.

Requirements:

    • BSc/MSc/PhD from a known university in EE or CS or other DSP related studies.
    • At least 8 years of experience in radio-based systems, 3 out of which as a communication system engineer, an algorithms communication engineer, an RF engineer, or a SW engineer dealing with system issues.
    • Hands-on experience in a script SW language, like Python, JavaScript or MATLAB.
    • Hands-on experience in research and development of communication protocols, such as Python or MATLAB feature analysis, operating RF test equipment, activating sniffers and analysing their LOGs, analysing system LOGs.
    • Deep understanding of communication systems (i.e. more than one discipline)
    • Team player with excellent communication skills, ability to lead tasks within the company and the desire to take on diverse challenges.
    • Advantage: Knowledge in common wireless protocols, preferably 802.11.