R&D Engineer

Los Angeles
R&D – R&D /
Full-Time /

Silvus Technologies is dedicated to one mission: connecting those who keep us safe. We do so by delivering the most advanced Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET) radios powered by our custom and ever evolving Mobile-Networked MIMO waveform. Together, our radios and waveform provide the vital communications for mission critical applications in the harshest environments from underground tunnels to high altitude balloons.

Silvus StreamCaster radios are being rapidly adopted by customers all over the world ranging from the U.S. and Allied Nations Departments of Defense, to International, Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement agencies, all the way to the Superbowl, Grammys and industry-leading drone, robot, and other unmanned systems manufacturers.

Would you like to join an incredibly talented group of people, doing very challenging work, with the prime directive of “Keeping Our Heroes Connected”?

Silvus’ rapid growth is fueled by a focus on research and innovation and a team of the most passionate, skilled and creative thinking individuals. If you are looking for a fulfilling experience, you owe it to yourself to learn how Silvus can be the next chapter of your career.

Participate in the design, simulation, prototyping, and testing of wireless communication and sensing projects and products. This position is on a hybrid schedule, a minimum of 3 days onsite per week is expected. On-site days are: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Must be a U.S. person, U.S. Citizen, or U.S. Permanent Resident due to clients under the U.S. government contracts.
Employment is contingent upon the successful clearance of a background check.

Duties and Responsibilities

    • Algorithm and protocol design and parameterization for wireless systems projects.
    • MatLab & C/C++ based simulator development and maintenance.
    • Fixed point design and simulation in support of hardware implementation.
    • Hands-on work with Silvus radio products and Research & Development prototypes.
    • System testing and characterization, to include:
    • Lab equipment for signal generation, channel emulation, spectrum analysis, etc.
    • Custom test utilities and data capture/analysis scripts.
    • Field test planning and execution.
    • Work with hardware and software engineers to characterize and troubleshoot.
    • Work with field test engineers to plan and execute realistic field testing.
    • Report to project lead, department director, and management as needed.
    • Participate in the generation of technical documentation and presentations.
    • Perform other related duties of which the above are representative, as necessary.

Qualifications and Experience

    • Minimum Education
    • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering.
    • Minimum Experience
    • 2 or more years of relevant communication systems design experience.
    • Skills Required
    • Fluent with C/C++, MATLAB, and/or Python.
    • Working knowledge of RF signal propagation, channel modeling, and digital communication technologies.
    • Familiarity with cognitive radio, interference mitigation, RF sensing.
    • Familiarity with mesh networking, medium access control, and routing.
    • Knowledge of MIMO, OFDM, and basic digital signal processing techniques.

Travel Requirements

    • Semi-frequent local or long-distance travel for feature testing and demonstration
$100,000 - $130,000 a year
Silvus Technologies Los Angeles Headquarters 

NOTE - As a US Federal Contractor, Silvus Technologies requires that ALL candidates being considered for employment for any position (regardless of level) MUST be a U.S. Person (permanent resident or citizen).  Stricter U.S. Citizen ONLY requirements (needed for some Engineering or R&D roles) will be included in the Required Qualifications section of the posted position.  Employment is contingent upon the successful clearance of a background check. This does NOT apply to International positions; only job postings for positions located in the US.

Silvus is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion or belief, ancestry, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
*Silvus does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to Silvus Technologies.