Persistent Systems

Senior Embedded Engineer, SDR

Job Location US-NY-New York

Job Description & Responsibilities

We're looking for a Senior Embedded Engineer, SDR (Software Defined Radio) with extensive experience developing software (C/C++) in a Linux environment.  You will be responsible for working with a team of engineers in the development and implementation of a wide range of low-level embedded software, hardware development and the development of application software running on the Wave Relay® network.  This position provides the opportunity to develop technology that enables our customers to solve their most difficult networking problems. 


Position Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing a wide range of low-level embedded software (including device driver, Linux kernel modules, network stack development, porting existing software to new embedded platforms, and other low-level programming activities), hardware development, as well as the development of application software running on the Wave Relay® network 
  • Supporting in-house and in-the-field engineering activities including travel to customer sites 
  • Traveling to test locations, military facilities, and customer sites to directly supporting the testing, evaluation, and deployment of the Wave Relay® system 
  • Integrating other systems, sensors, and components with the Wave Relay® system 
  • Writing technical proposals 

Job Qualifications & Experience

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent 
  • 5 years of C/C++ programming experience 
  • Experience developing software for Linux systems 
  • Experience with Linux driver (e.g. wireless, network stack), Linux kernel, and kernel module development 
  • Must have the ability to obtain a United States security clearance 

 Preferred Qualifications 

  • Master’s or PhD in Computer Science or Computer Engineering 
  • Cross-compiling & porting (e.g. make, autoconf) 
  • Experience developing Linux device drivers to interface with an FPGA 
  • Experience with shell scripting, network application development, distributed systems, and network protocol development 
  • United States security clearance 



Total compensation for this role can vary from $160,000 to $180,000 a year based on individual qualifications. Eligibility for yearly discretionary bonus. Persistent Systems, LLC offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; paid time off (sick time and vacation time); flexible spending accounts; 401(k) plan with company match; fitness membership reimbursement; tuition assistance; mental health benefits; and pet discounts.

Company Overview

Headquartered in New York City since 2007, Persistent Systems, LLC is a global communications technology company which develops, manufactures, and integrates a patented and secure Mobile Ad Hoc Networking (MANET) system: Wave Relay®. The company’s industry leading R&D team has designed wireless networking protocols to support their cutting-edge Wave Relay® system and technology. Wave Relay® is capable of running data, video, voice and other applications under the most difficult and unpredictable conditions. Their suite of products is field proven and utilized in Commercial, Military, Government, Industrial, Agriculture, Robotics, and Unmanned System markets.



Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed