Careers

GIRD Systems, Inc., specializes in cutting-edge research and development and is a leader in signal processing, RF/digital wireless communications, RADAR, EW, geolocation and navigation, and software defined radio. We design, develop and deliver mission-focused technological solutions and software/hardware products, leveraging the state-of-the-art in software, FPGA/ASIC, digital hardware and RF engineering, system engineering and system integration, toward bringing our signal processing and communications innovations to life. These solutions address critical needs in software defined radio, tactical radio, mission operations and open processing architectures. We execute work primarily for US Government agencies, especially the DoD, but also have commercial customers.

GIRD Systems has a culture that emphasizes innovation, teamwork, agility, process and quality. We seek highly motivated, innovative and forward-thinking individuals to grow with the company. We provide our employees with competitive compensation packages and a full range of benefits, including vacation/holiday, medical, dental, 401(k) contributions and tuition assistance.

100% Medical Insurance Premiums Paid

HSA (with employer contributions) or Traditional PPO

Casual Work Environment

Traditional or Roth 401(k)

6% employer 401(k) contribution

Flexible Schedule

Performance Incentives

Competitive Pay

Free Snack Bar

If you are interested in joining the team at GIRD Systems and qualified for one
of the positions described below, please email us at resumes@girdsystems.com

Systems Engineer

Position: Full-Time Employment

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is required
Travel Requirements: Overnight travel up to 10 % of the time

Clearance Requirement: Preferred but not required
Relocation Assistance: May be provided/negotiable

The Systems Engineer will develop system requirements, conduct systems-level analyses, study design and implementation trade-offs, and provide written design/test/analysis documentation and occasional oral presentations. In addition, the Systems Engineer will design and implement digital signal processing (DSP) algorithms that are conducive for implementation in software, firmware and hardware. Algorithm development will focus on the areas of advanced communication modem design, geolocation technologies, interference mitigation/cancellation, and advanced/adaptive signal processing. Design and implementations will address difficult scenarios with an emphasis on low signal to noise ratio, high interference, and advanced, adaptive modulation and coding techniques.

  • MATLAB/C/C++
  • DSP Algorithms and RF Protocols
  • SDR, Military waveforms
  • FPGAs Altera (Intel)/Xilinx

FPGA Firmware Design Engineer

Position: Full-Time Employment

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is required
Travel Requirements: Overnight travel up to 10 % of the time

Clearance Requirement: Preferred but not required
Relocation Assistance: May be provided/negotiable

(Multiple openings) This will be an experienced FPGA/ASIC engineer who will design, architect, and implement waveforms and DSP algorithms using VHDL or Verilog targeting Software Defined Radio (SDR) hardware. Firmware development is applied to high complexity and high throughput implementations with a focus on VHDL, code re-use, fixed point modeling, low power design, system integration, test automation, FPGA/ASIC IP Core development and product test/support while leveraging advancements in SoCs, synthesis tools and SDR hardware. We are looking for individuals who have demonstrated ability in innovative thinking and versatility with experience in the following:

  • FPGA/ASIC architecture design, simulation and verification
  • MATLAB algorithm development
  • Previous Project Management experience
  • DSP Algorithms and RF Protocols
  • Machine learning skills (AI, TensorFlow, etc.)

Embedded Software Engineer - REDHAWK

Position: Full-Time Employment

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is required
Travel Requirements: Overnight travel up to 10 % of the time

Clearance Requirement: Preferred but not required
Relocation Assistance: May be provided/negotiable

The Embedded Software Engineer will develop software-based solutions for waveforms and DSP algorithms. We are looking for individuals who have demonstrated innovative thinking and versatility. The individual will work within a team environment to achieve high efficiency in solving our customer’s formidable challenges and meeting our customer’s requirements objectives.

  • REDHAWK (free and open source framework from Geon Technologies)
  • Expert C and C++programming skills
  • Strong Linux/embedded Linux
  • ARM and x86 hardware
  • Multi-threading/Multi-cores
  • Real Time Operating Systems
  • Subversion and Git

Embedded Software Engineer

Position: Full-Time Employment

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is required
Travel Requirements: Overnight travel up to 10 % of the time

Clearance Requirement: Preferred but not required
Relocation Assistance: May be provided/negotiable

The Embedded Software Engineer will be an experienced engineer who will develop software-based solutions for our digital radio systems writing bare-metal code and embedded Linux software applications. This position may also be involved with implementing, integrating, and testing FPGA components. We are looking for individuals who have demonstrated innovative thinking and versatility. This individual will work with a team of other highly skilled and dedicated engineers.

  • Expert C and C++programming skills
  • Strong Linux/embedded Linux
  • FPGA exposure is a plus (VHDL coding experience)
  • Multi-threading/Multi-cores
  • Subversion and Git