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5G Embedded Hardware and Software Engineer
Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc. McLean, VA

5G Embedded Hardware and Software Engineer

Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.
McLean, VA
  • $137,000 Yearly
  • Medical , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time

5G Embedded Hardware and Software Engineer
Key Role:

Serve as a 5G and Embedded Hardware and Software Engineer. Perform software and hardware design, development, and testing of all Software Defined Radio (SDR) software, including its FPGA and host interface. Work with users to identify operating procedures and clarify program objectives by devising or modifying procedures to solve complex problems. Apply expertise in C++, Python programming, and RF processing applications for SDRs and corresponding frameworks. Direct and coordinate the design, development, implementation, and support functions for embedded systems design and engineering. Develop software for embedded systems design and integration of embedded systems with sensors. Test 5G Network RAN and Core software builds using C++ and Docker. Develop and reverse engineer software that supports hardware functionality on a wide range of devices, as well as configure solutions based on the platform being used. Work with SDR design and development, including RF processing applications. Leverage technical expertise in the analysis and design of integrated circuits for critical technologies for the DoD and other clients.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience working with Python, C/C++, Docker, Linux command line, and Hardware Description Language
  • Experience with GnuRadio or SDR frameworks
  • Experience with 5G 3GPP mobile standards
  • Experience working on 5G RAN and Core
  • Knowledge of Digital Signal Processing (DSP), FPGA, Xilinx Vivado, and human-machine interface (HMI)
  • Knowledge of SCADA framework for industrial automation
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree

Additional Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in CS, Computer Engineering, MIS, or Computer Information Systems


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual's particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $60,400.00 to $137,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen's total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

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Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.

McLean, VA



Posted date

March 29, 2024

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