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Senior Embedded Firmware/Flight Software Engineer

Company: Jobot
Location: Hampton
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Job Description:

Every day we work to solve challenging problems for some of our nation's most important public and private organizations.This Jobot Job is hosted by: Kendall ClarkAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $130,000 - $190,000 per yearA bit about us:We are a startup focused on lidar sensors for autonomous systems. We are building a culture of high performance that we think can change the world for the better. We would like to add a motivated, fast-paced Firmware/Software Development leader with a diverse and solid background to our on-site team in Hampton, Virginia.Why join us?We would like to add a motivated, fast-paced Firmware/Software Development leader with a solid background in designing, developing and testing code for space flight and remote sensing. We value a diverse, hands-on background with integrated photonic circuits to complement our on-site team in Hampton, VA.Job DetailsJob DescriptionThe primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Senior Flight Software/Embedded Firmware Engineer to provide design and development support for our second generation lidar to support space and defense markets. The role will include lab demonstrations, field tests, prototypes, Engineering Development Units and the full range of space flight software (up to human-rated) to be supplied to potential customers for testing in their systems. The work requires real time and offline algorithm adaption and coding of complex algorithms, low level driver development and implementation, software and firmware design, integrated opto-electronic control and housekeeping management, inter-module communication protocol, high speed electronics and software testing and debugging, high reliability techniques, signal processing, and in-situ, full system testing of instrumentation systems and navigation algorithms. Ability to collaborate with Systems Engineering and hardware builds to define function allocation among software and hardware resources is a must. These systems will be used for detecting, recording, measuring, or controlling physical conditions, phenomena, and environments encountered in defense and aerospace development programs. The successful candidate will also mentor junior engineers related to the study, development, and test of hardware, data system components, and associated equipment. As such, our applicant will oversee the day-to-day development activities of small design and development teams in support of the project manager's work plan. Major Engineering Responsibilities

  • Software requirements definition
  • Design, develop, and test complex, high reliability micro-processor, micro-controller and FPGA based systems.
  • Deliver high quality design, documentation, and implementation that meet defined requirements as well as support products throughout the life cycle
  • Collaborate with team members across multiple engineering disciplines including Systems, Software, and Electrical/Firmware
  • Be an active participant in bids and proposals for new business
  • Active contributor to streamlining department processes and adopting industry best practices
  • Ability to architect, design, code, and test complex FPGAs is desiredEducation and Qualifications
    • BS in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering (Master's degree is a plus)
    • 7+ years of overall digital design based electrical engineering experience
    • Demonstrated knowledge/experience with designing and developing systems using microprocessors (single and/or multi-core), microcontrollers, and FPGAs
    • Demonstrated experience with any of the standard high-speed topologies (1/10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), PCIe, Fiber Channel, Serial Rapid IO or similar)
    • Proficient with serial communications such as: UARTs, SPI, I2C and the like
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and problem-solving skills required
    • Ability to work alone or on a team setting
    • Experience with source control management tools
    • Fully skilled in MS programs such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, and VisioHighly Desired Technical Skills:
      • Experience with Xilinx Ultrascale+ series of FPGAs
      • Demonstrated HDL coding experience with Microsemi, Xilinx and/or Intel (Altera) FPGAs using either Verilog or VHDL.
      • Familiarity with signal integrity tools
      • Exposure to MATLAB and Simulink
      • Image processing experience such as OpenCV, OpenCL or similarInterested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Hampton , Senior Embedded Firmware/Flight Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Hampton, Virginia

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