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Embedded Flight Software Engineer

Company: Meta Special Aerospace LLC
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company OverviewHeadquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan with an operating location in Arlington, VA, Orbital Effects was founded to support the U.S. government's tactical Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) needs using cost-effective space and airborne based Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and Radar payloads. Orbital Effects provides high fidelity SAR imagery, radar data and analytics to a range of U.S. government customers to fill tactical ISR requirements.Position SummaryAs an embedded flight software engineer at MOFX, you will participate in establishing and executing the company flight software roadmap. This will include working in a cross-functional team with bus subsystems, payload, operations and SAR analytics team-members to build software to bridge the gap between engineering and operations. Our goal at MOFX is to lower acquisition and operations costs by merging leading edge and emerging space technologies with modern DevOps software development practicesReasonable Accommodations StatementTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed below satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Essential Functions Statement:Linux drivers for MOFX-developed hardware.Application software for satellite embedded systems.Linux applications to support communications with simulation and test equipment.Encryption/decryption software.Space to ground communication protocols.Simulation and test software.Embedded real-time software.Competency StatementsSoftware system architecture.Real-time embedded software development for aerospace, mobile, automotive or other high-reliability environments.Embedded Linux development.FreeRTOS development.Linux driver development.Board-support package development.Debugging in embedded and/or mobile environments.Familiar with software development for ARM processors a plus.Familiar with layered communications models (e.g., TCP/IP).--- Familiar with C, Python.--- Self-motivated hard-charging individual capable of independent program leadership and significant management interaction.--- Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize work and maximize productivity.Familiar with DevOps (CI/CD pipeline, automated test frameworks).Agile planning and project execution.Familiar with software for space (such as NASA core flight software (cFS)).Xilinx uBoot/Linux.A passion for space and putting leading edge technology into orbit.Required Education and ExperienceEducation: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Experience: 2-5 years of experience developing high-reliability systems for aerospace, automotive, or other high-reliability environments.Additional Eligibility QualificationsMust be able to accomplish any and all duties with little or no assistance.Must have good command of the English language; oral and written.Work Authorization/Security ClearanceEmployee must be a US citizen.

Keywords: Meta Special Aerospace LLC, Arlington , Embedded Flight Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Arlington, Virginia

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