Senior Embedded Software Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-22-047
    • Job Location: Chantilly, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/02/2022
    • Years of Experience: 7+
    • Radford Job Code: 05161-05166
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Job Description

Full life cycle support of software (design, documentation, implementation, test, delivery, and customer support).
Develop board support packages for new products, including bootloader (U-boot, GRUB), customized operating system (building Linux using buildroot, Yocto, etc.), as well as specifying device trees for platforms.
Utilize DevOps tools to facilitate development process and create reproducible software builds.
Work with other engineers on a multidisciplinary (hardware, software, FPGA firmware) Agile development team.
Provide guidance/leadership to junior engineers in planning and performing development tasks.


Experience and Skills

  • Candidate will have 7 or more years’ experience in embedded software development.
  • Working knowledge of RF/SATCOM systems, network protocols, and software-defined modems/radios.
  • Experience with C/C++ (11 to 17) and network programming.
  • Building software for embedded systems (cross-compiler toolchains, make, CMake, Python and shell scripting.
  • Familiarity with open-source libraries desired (Boost, OpenSSL, Poco, fftw, etc.)
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • US. Citizenship and ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.

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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All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos Defense is committed to America's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continue contributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.
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