Software Engineer, Sr
Company: AeroVironment International
Location: Simi Valley
Posted on: October 8, 2018
Software Engineer, Sr Location Simi Valley, CA Employment type Regular - Full Time ID 278 Apply Now Who We Are Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC. Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty - and succeed. We are currently seeking a Software Engineer, Sr to join our TMS (Tactical Missile Systems) team. Software engineering at AeroVironment includes control of UAVs and missiles, and the technologies to support this, including optical (video) tracking and image recognition, autonomy, GNC, robotics, and man-machine interfaces. Experience in robotics is a definite plus in this environment. If you're motivated to work on important products with highly motivated and capable people, AeroVironment can provide interesting challenges and rewards. Job Duties and Responsibilities Sr. Software Engineers are responsible for the system level design, development (code and debug), integrating, and testing of software applications Generating system requirements as well as developing and analyzing the detailed software requirements Develop system level software architecture and create software high-level design documents Code, simulate, integrate, and validate software Develop simulation and interfacing methodology for the testing software Responsible for one or more software development teams Will work closely with multiple teams of software developers supporting R & D programs Participate in software design reviews Required Qualifications & Background US Citizenship required. BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline 8 years / MS 7 years experience in real-time / embedded application software 8 years experience C++. Object-Oriented Design Basic electronics knowledge and use of lab equipment is required Expert in software lifecycle development including defining and documenting requirements, object-oriented software architecture and design, programming and testing, and source code configuration management Technical knowledge and experience with the following are desired; Serial communications, Network communications, CAN communication, TCP/IP,UDP, FTP, image processing Strong analytical skills Experience in Guidance, Navigation, and Control a plus Experience in autonomous control and navigation of unmanned vehicles a plus Windows programming a plus Familiarity with Keil, Visual Studio, and CCS a plus Familiarity with iMX6/Linux a plus Familiarity ARM processors a plus Familiarity with SVN configuration management tools a plus Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills. Strong listening, questioning, clarifying and summarizing skills to effectively communicate in one-on-one and small group settings A willingness to travel, on occasion Additional Requirement: This position requires you have access to data and technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Applicants cannot be hired until they are qualified to have such access. To meet this qualification you must be a current U.S. Person and provide documentation as such. Some positions due to contracts will require current U.S. Citizenship. Benefits: AV offers a great benefits package, 401K with company matching, and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit http://www.avinc.com/myavbenefits. We also encourage you to review our company website at http://www.avinc.com to learn more about us. Principals only need apply. NO agencies please. What We Do Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition. AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.
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