SDR/FPGA Software Engineer

Technical Services Tampa, Florida



Position Title:
Director of Safety Services
Rio Rancho, NM
Full-Time- Regular
FLSA Category:


Tribalco is seeking a self-starting, mission driven, detail-oriented SDR/FPGA Software Engineer to join our development team to provide mission critical technical solutions to the United States Defense and National Security communities.  Must work well in a small team fast paced development environment.



  • Create and maintain software that generates and processes signals to/from software defined radios (SDRs)
  • Program embedded systems (FPGA and SoCs)


Desired Skills

The position requires proficiency and experience with the following technology areas and systems:

  • Basic familiarity with RF and RF modulation techniques
  • Agile SW Development and Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD)
  • Git and Azure Dev Ops
  • C, C++
  • Ability to program hardware at a low level
  • Familiarity with scripting language like Python
  • Able to understand MATLAB simulations of an algorithm and convert to HDL
  • Software Defined Radios (SDRs), and frameworks such as GNURadio


Education and Certifications

  • 5 years professional Software Engineering Experience in designing, developing, and testing common embedded architectures and real-time systems
  • 3 years VHDL or Verilog, and FPGA programming experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related subject area from accredited college or university, or equivalent experience/combined education.



  • An active Secret Security Clearance is required. w/ the ability to obtain a TS Clearance.
  • TS Clearance is a plus



  • Compensation is competitive and is commensurate with experience.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
  • Tribalco is an equal opportunity employer.


About Our Company:
Tribalco is a global systems integrator providing C5ISR and tactical survival, rescue, and safety systems to military, federal civilian, and commercial customers around the world. Since 2004, Tribalco has delivered and supported innovative technologies that protect our nation from evolving cyber threats and improve the safety and survivability of our armed forces and critical infrastructure.  
Tribalco is a CMMI® Level 3 appraised organization and ISO 9001:2015 certified enterprise. As a named NSA CSfC Trusted Integrator, Tribalco is at the forefront of technology advancement in engineering and deploying NSA compliant solutions that enable customers to securely access and share classified data across commercial networks, often in extremely challenging environments.  
Tribalco is headquartered in Maryland and maintains offices in Florida, California, South Korea, Germany, Hawaii, Japan, the Middle East, and Africa. For additional information, please visit