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Embedded Software Development Engineer in Fridley, MN at Global Partner Solutions

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Fridley, MN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/28/2018

Job Description

Target start date: 12/10/2018

Target end date: 12/20/2019

Job Description:

The candidate will be responsible for software development and software requirements verification testing for a tracked combat vehicle’s embedded software components in both lab and vehicle environments. Creates, plans, and performs a variety of software analysis, design, development, code, documentation, integration, test, and product assurance tasks. Responsibilities include design and maintenance of existing Ada/C++ software as well as development activities to support new capabilities. Contributes to the development of engineering design models and develops software to enhance, implement and support project/system functionality for the assigned technical effort. Ensures technical outcomes are consistent with established engineering principles and practices and that customer and company technical, system, performance, and quality requirements are met.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

•         Performs engineering design, development, analysis, experimentation, test and/or product assurance tasks for assigned portions of a project

•         Ensures tasks meet cost, quality, schedule, and performance requirements

•         Applies engineering design and/or analytical theory, principles, techniques, and practices to a technical project

•         Develops and writes technical documentation, revises existing documentation, and provides input to technical papers or presentations

•         Performs technical analysis, testing, calculations, and evaluation of results using specialized equipment and/or by computer programs

•         Analyzes and interprets design specifications, drawings, documentation, models, and/or test results to ensure technical designs comply with applicable engineering standards, military specifications and product requirements

•         Develops and maintains effective relationships with customers to solve technical problems and implement solutions

•         Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety policies and rules

Required Skills:

•         C++ design and coding skills, Ada preferred

•         Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

•         Ability to solve technical design and development problems •     Ability to work independently and as part of a team

•         Ability to use and apply fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures relevant to software development

•         Familiarity with the Linux/Unix Operating System

•         Familiarity with Source Configuration Management tools such as Git or Subversion

•         Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with customers to solve technical problems

Preferred Skills:

•         Strong coding skills in both Ada and C++

•         Use of UML modeling tools such as Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is a plus

•         Competent with scripting languages (i.e. Bash, Perl, Python)

•         GUI Development with QT

Required Experience:

•         Minimum of 6 years in a position as a C++ developer.

•         Knowledge of fundamental software engineering concepts, practices, and procedures.

•         Understanding and working knowledge of Software Requirement, Design, Development, & Testing Principles

•         Familiarity with C++ compilers, software development support tools and associated environments

•         Experience with Software configuration management tools (i.e. Git, SVN, etc.)

•         Experience with Software issues tracking software (i.e. JIRA, Bugzilla, etc.)

Preferred Experience:

•         Development experience using C++ and Ada

•         Experience with Linux and embedded operating systems such as LynxOS

•         Experience with low level Analog/Digital IO

•         Familiarity with vehicle / computing communication bus technology (Gigabit Ethernet, RS-232, CAN) and their protocols

•         Troubleshooting experience involving Ethernet and CANbus

•         Familiarity with embedded systems

•         GUI Development with QT

•         Familiarity with OpenSplice or DDS

•         Familiarity with military embedded systems software development

•         Familiarity with commercial design standards

Required Education:

B.S. degree in a Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or relevant technical discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Travel required 5% of the time.

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