Software Engineer - Embedded Systems

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-339537
    • Job Location: Round Rock, TX
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/06/2022
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
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Job Description

5-D Systems, a KRATOS Company, is a growing defense contractor headquartered in Round Rock, TX with over twenty years’ experience providing systems and software engineering for Unmanned Aircraft Systems. With an ever-increasing government interest in unmanned aircraft and autonomous drone capability, we are fortunate to be experiencing a substantial backlog of projects. Currently, we are developing software for multiple UAV programs at the beginning of their lifecycle.

5-D is seeking a highly motivated, dedicated individual for a software development position. The successful candidate can perform their duties as a member of a small team working in a collaborative setting. Potential tasking will be varied and may range from developing real-time software for avionics and other airborne, embedded systems to develop custom system test software for laboratory and flight-line environments. Candidates must have experience with developing embedded software using C++, and interfacing software with external hardware interfaces and peripherals.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing software for new and existing systems for aircraft and aircraft test systems
  • Developing design documentation for internal and external use
  • Working in adherence to 5-D Systems software development process
  • Developing software test plans and procedures to demonstrate compliance with system requirements
  • Participating in planning, designing, testing, and deployment of moderately complex, engineered systems and software to ensure conformance with functional specifications and customer requirements
  • Peer reviewing fellow team members’ work
  • Supporting trade studies and performing design research and explorations
  • Reporting project and task status to project tasking lead
  • Assisting in preparation of proposals and presentation materials

Experience and Skills

  • A bachelor's or master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or other engineering degree with demonstratable experience in software development
  • At least 2 years of industry experience developing embedded applications
  • A U.S. DoD Secret Clearance or higher (or the ability to obtain such a clearance)
  • Is self-directed, has sharp analytical abilities and excellent communication skills, and can work effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Is results-oriented, has a sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
  • Has the ability to travel

 Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working within the Defense industry
  • Experience with safety-critical/mission-critical development
  • Application development for Linux-based target environments
  • Windows-driver development
  • Modeling and simulation of systems using Simulink
  • Test and Measurement systems design
  • Systems Engineering experience

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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