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Software Engineer

  • Location: Sterling, Virginia, 20164
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 27 days ago

Terrific 12+ months contract opportunity in Sterling, VA for a Software Engineer. Will be developing an integrated inertial navigation system and flight control system for an unmanned aerial vehicle.
 
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Design, code, test, and provide ongoing support for embedded systems software to meet technological and customer requirements.
  • Define and analyze system software design requirements and write software requirements documents to meet defined and anticipated customer needs and system quality and performance standards.
  • Write software integration and test plans; conduct and lead software verification, testing and integration efforts to identify required modifications and ensure optimum system performance at delivery.
  • Collaborate with electrical engineers in planning, design and development of systems to ensure software and hardware performance and compatibility.
  • Develop interface definitions in conjunction with design team and enforce interface control documents to record and validate system performance standards and results.
  • Lead and participate in software Design Reviews to ensure team progress against milestones are met and to maintain highest quality level within project schedules.
  • Serve as technical lead on projects as assigned, working with customers to meet deliverables and address and resolve technology or system issues.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to maintain professional demeanor at all times and under all circumstances; effectively manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
 
Qualifications:
  • 4-year degree in an applicable STEM field REQUIRED (computer engineering or electrical and computer science is preferred)
  • 3+ years’ experience in embedded software development.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong customer service, quality, and team orientation; organizational skills and detail focus.
  • Self-motivation, self-direction, and able to work independently; and a commitment to continuous improvement of knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Skillset:
    • Real Time Embedded Software, C/C++
    • Windows Forms, GUI development, C#
    • DO-178B/C Requirements/Development/Test
    • ARM/OMAP/PowerPC
    • Embedded Linux/GCC/GDB
    • GreenHills MULTI, uCOS, VectorCast C
    • Control Systems/Inertial Navigation Systems/Engine Control
    • Interfaces - Serial/CANBus/Ethernet/I2C
    • Atlassian Tool Suite, Git, JIRA
 
If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!