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Embedded Software Engineer-1158

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Atlanta, GA
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Title: Embedded Software Engineer-1158
JobID: 1158
Location: Atlanta, GA
Description: Embedded Software Engineer:

The candidate will develop hard and soft real-time software for Department of Defense systems.  A good candidate will be interested in tackling challenging problems for the tactical real-time systems found on aircraft, ships, and unmanned vehicles.


Basic Responsibilities


  • Develops software for Military embedded system applications dealing with a platform’s offensive and defensive systems
  • Develop software requirements and design for new or existing applications
  • Documents and presents proposed requirements/design using appropriate visualizations
  • Develop software using approved coding standards and processes
  • Provides software development estimates

Required Skills:

  • Software engineering experience with developing in languages such as Ada 95 and/or C/C++.
  • Experience with embedded programming using real-time operating systems (RTOSs) or Linux.
  • Experience developing software for embedded systems.
  • A strong interest in solving the complex problems found in real-time software due to multiple processes and threads working in harmony to accomplish the system’s purpose under time line constraints.
  • Strong  coordination, organization, teaming and communication abilities
  • Works well individually or in a group setting
  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraints
  • Can successfully present technical information

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with software control of external devices (e.g.., actuators, relays, external systems, etc.)
  • Experience developing safety-critical software
  • Active DOD clearance is a plus

Other Requirements:

  • Minimum Education:  Bachelors or Master's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience. Some post graduate education is preferred
  • Minimum Experience: 5 years with Bachelor's degree; 3 years with Master's degree
  • US Citizen and eligible for DOD clearance



GTRI is now a group of 1150 world-class engineers and scientists, solving challenging problems for our customers through innovation, cutting edge applied research, and a collaborative work environment. 

 We have been recognized as one of Atlanta’s Best Places to Work by the Atlanta Business Chronicle 4 of the last 5 years, and offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a great location.  Professional growth opportunities include support for advanced degrees, patent rights, and freedom for approved outside consulting, periodic special courses on technical and leadership topics, and support for paper preparation and presentation.