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Digital Signals Processing Engineer

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Job ID: 2308010
Location: BETHESDA, MD, United States
Date Posted: Sep 20, 2023
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Intel Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a mission-driven candidate interested in keeping our nation safe.  We are currently looking for a Digital Signals Processing Support and Management Specialist who will work under minimal supervision on an interdisciplinary team of forensic media analysts for the National Media Exploitation Center (NMEC) with DIA.  

This candidate will identify any distinctive features and signatures associated with a source, emitter, or sender to answer a myriad of intelligence questions.  Experience in signal optimization, audio enhancement and authentication, and programming languages such as Python and MATLAB are expected.  

SAIC will fill this position with a self-motivator and someone with a keen attention to detail.  The right candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment supporting this high visibility mission.



  • Must possess an active/current TS/SCI with CI polygraph
  • Two (2) years of full-time experience conducting signals processing, computer vision, rapid prototyping, and integration.
  • A BA/BS degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or other relevant discipline may substitute portion of this two years.
  • Foundational knowledge of digital media forensic exploitation processes and forensic methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency in technical report writing to include editing and peer reviewing.
  • Excellent time management skills, organization, and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Highly Desired Qualifications:

  • Multimedia processing training or certification equivalent to the Law Enforcement  & Emergency Services Video Association International (LEVA) Forensic Video Technician Certification
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in electrical engineering, computer science, or related scientific/engineering discipline.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in communicating complex technical material at all levels of understanding and expertise. 
  • Collaborating with an interdisciplinary team.
  • Familiarity with IC reporting and databases.
  • Strong focus on continuous learning in audio and video technologies.
  • Fluent in any foreign language.


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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