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About Signal Systems Corporation

Signal Systems Corporation (SSC) is a small high technology company providing electronic noise reduction solutions in active noise control and acoustic surveillance. We offer competitive salaries and benefits including company paid health, dental and disability insurance for full-time employees plus a 401K program. Our location in Millersville, Maryland provides a wonderful place to live and work and is 10 miles south of Baltimore and 30 miles east of Washington, D.C.

Signal Processing Engineer

Signal Systems Corporation is looking for a motivated acoustic signal processing engineer to join our company. We are looking for an additional staff member to perform Research and Development work on a variety of exciting new acoustical technologies, in both the commercial and defense sectors.

Signal Systems Corporation is a small engineering company which leverages its institutional and individual expertise in distributed acoustic sensors, active noise control, acoustic surveillance, audio enhancement and interference rejection to provide engineering solutions for both government and commercial customers in underwater, sonic and ultrasonic domains. We are a research-centered company which is valued by our customers for our rigorous engineering approach and ability to transition original research into real-time applications.

SSC is a great place to work for engineers looking to cultivate their talents and grow professionally. At SSC, personal initiative and a willingness to engage in tasks throughout the engineering process are highly valued. Competitive salaries, generous benefits and flexible work schedules make SSC an ideal environment for self-motivated engineers. SSC is located in Millersville, MD near BWI Airport. Our central location enables SSC employees to live in the Baltimore or Washington, DC metro areas, as well as scenic Annapolis and Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Signal Systems Corporation is an EO employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected

Responsibilities and Duties

As an engineer at SSC, you will work as part of a team of typically 1-5 engineers from our staff of seventeen engineers developing state-of-the-art signal processing technology as part of a larger company. It is expected that engineers at SSC will be independent-minded and capable of accomplishing high-level engineering tasks.

Qualifications and Skills

Entry- and senior-level candidates are encouraged to apply. At minimum, a successful candidate should have basic knowledge of acoustic signal processing algorithms, and be skilled with MATLAB. Engineers with experience in embedded C/C++ or Bayesian statistics and data fusion are of particular interest. Other beneficial knowledge areas are underwater acoustics, tracking, and machine learning technology.


We offer competitive salaries and many benefits (health, dental, 401(k) retirement plan and disability insurance for full-time employees).


Dr. Laurence R. Riddle

Dr. Riddle formed Signal Systems Corporation in the summer of 1995, after more than 15 years working in corporate research and development and defense contracting. As President of SSC, Dr. Riddle brings a unique combination of research and management skills, plus technical expertise, to high technology systems engineering.

In addition to conducting or leading dozens of independent research and development projects, Dr. Riddle has extensive experience managing full scale engineering development (FSED) projects. His work has earned him professional recognition, through both awards and published papers, as well as a patent.

Dr. Riddle received his Ph.D., in Electrical and Computer Engineering, from the Johns Hopkins University. He completed his undergraduate studies at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Applied Physics with highest honors.

Other Staff Members

Ninety percent (90%) of our engineering staff hold advanced engineering degrees and more than 50% have been developing signal processing systems for at least 10 years. Signal Systems Corporation has 20 other staff members, 18 with Masters degrees and 7 with Ph.D's.