Senior/Lead Avionics Software Engineer

San Clemente, CA 92673

Posted: 02/26/2020 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 80499

Job Description

Our Client is looking for an unmanned Senior/Lead Avionics Software Engineer position. As the Senior/Lead Avionics Software Engineer, you will have a large impact on the flight software stack. You will personally develop the avionics software, system architecture, establish requirements, reliable embedded software, lead software reviews, and test embedded software with software-in-the-loop, hardware-in-the-loop, simulation, and flight test in partnership with the Vehicle Systems team. Software is an integral part of the flight vehicle and also requires deep care and attention to detail in order to fulfill our mission.
You will deliver highly reliable flight software for multiple product lines. Implementing best practices and ensuring high-quality code is also quite important as this is an opportunity to work on software that will be reused and iterated for future flights and vehicle upgrades. This position is multifaceted and you are expected to help build, manage and develop a highly technical team as we progress. The Senior/Lead Avionics Software Engineer would report directly to the Director of Software

Job Requirements

  • MSc./M.Eng. or PhD in Computer Science, Software Eng, or related field and 5+ years relevant experience
  • Hands on experience and an in-depth knowledge of Avionic Systems, Flight Software and System Integration for aerospace products
  • Experience with embedded development including board bring-up, RTOS, C++, and architecture required
  • Agile scrum process knowledge
  • Strong motivation to help build structures and processes
  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team, as well as autonomous
  • Target-oriented, driven workstyle with analytic problem-solving skills required
  • Able to communicate clearly with staff at all levels.
  • Version control practices such as Git as well as clear, well-documented and easy to maintain code
Preferred Skills and Competencies
  • Experience in startup or agile development environments
  • Experience with Pixhawk controller and modifying/creating modules in PX4 and/or APM Flight Stack
  • Familiarity with cybersecurity requirements for client-side execution and data sharing
  • Demonstrated ability to work with control engineers to implement control laws into embedded controllers
  • Computer vision-based navigation, detect and avoid, multi-sensor based landing system, and smart fail safe knowledge, experience or interest
  • BVLOS operations utilizing satcomm, LTE,
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