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Systems/Software Engineer


Job Responsibilities:

  • We have a need for a systems or software engineer with real-time embedded software development and test experience.

  • This person will set up a test lab to analyze and test various multi-core processor architectures.  The end effort will be the foundation for developing the software airworthiness qualification approach for Army Aviation equipment that will use multi-core processor chips in future designs. 

  • This is a new area for Army Aviation Software Airworthiness and Safety.  After the test lab is set up, the engineer will develop tests and collect data to identify and characterize interferences and resource contention as well as test partitioning schemes between safety critical applications to ensure determinism within the safety critical software applications.  The multi-core processors will run a Real Time Operating System (RTOS) as required for safety critical software applications.  Responsibilities include requirements definition and verification; design documentation; S/W allocation and configurations settings, worst case execution timing (WCET) analyses, bootloader; test plan development, test driver development, performance and documents test results. 

  • The position involves knowledge of software development, Real Time Operating Systems, embedded programming and testing.  Direct experience with army aviation equipment considered a plus.

  • The need is for someone who enjoys process. They will be helping to develop some processes. A good writer is critical for this position.


Required Education
and Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will have 5+ years of software development experience and 5+ years of experience with real time software systems (VxWorks preferred) and/or embedded systems.

  • Must have strong skills in C, or C++ programming languages. 

  • Also experience in the design and review of test equipment (development of test drivers, etc). 

  • Preference to have some multi-core processor experience.  The successful candidate will be a self-starter, capable of multi-tasking, and have initiative to attack and solve problems with minimum supervision.

  • Current DoD Secret or Top Secret Clearance

  • The successful candidate will have a BS in electrical, computer science, or system engineering (with SW focus).  


Desired Qualifications:

Software safety knowledge


Work Location:

Huntsville, AL



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