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Aviation Software Engineer--ASL

Huntsville, AL 35801
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Job Description

The Applied Systems Laboratory (ASL) of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is seeking experienced Aviation Software Engineers who have an interest in intellectually challenging and rewarding work. These positions reside in the Huntsville Research Center and support research and development activities for the Program Executive Office (PEO) Aviation. Qualified applicants will support the development of applications and drivers running on Real-Time Operating Systems that meet DO-178C safety and security requirements in a variety of Army efforts, including Degraded Visual Environment and the Improved Data Modem.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the development of applications and drivers (MIL-STD-1553, ARINC-429, Ethernet, and discrete) running on Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS)
  • Support the development of simulation software and integrating simulation components
  • Analyze, design, and develop software running on various multi-core embedded target systems that meet DO-178C safety and security requirements.
  • Participate in the development of software artifacts in support of airworthiness analysis and certification.
  • Specify, implement (C, C++), and test your S.W. components. The effort is in support of system design and analysis for the Army Aviation platforms.

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related degrees.

Research Engineer/Scientist II

  • A Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related degrees and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related degrees and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related degrees.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Excellent skills and experience in programming with one or more software languages; C, C++
  • Debugging abilities and experience in the use of debugging tools
  • Experience in software integration and test, including unit test development
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in electrical or computer engineering
  • Working knowledge of RTOS's including Green Hills and VxWorks
  • Experience with avionics interfaces, e.g., ARINC-429, MIL-STD-1553
  • Experience with low-level programming of microcontrollers, use of GPIO, interrupt configuration, use of DMA, hardware debuggers, JTAG
  • Understanding of interrupts, security, EXE bootloader, stages
  • Experience with embedded graphics libraries (OpenGL E.S. or OpenGL SC)
  • Open Group Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) standard experience
  • Experience in the domain of control interfaces like Ethernet, I2C, SATA, SPI, UART, USB
  • Experience in software development processes for Flight-Critical and Safety-Critical Software; Rhapsody, DOORS, SCADE, etc.
  • Experience with chassis backplane interfaces (OpenVPX, cPCI, VME)
  • Experience with Verilog or VHDL and FPGA programming
  • Working knowledge of Agile S.W. development methodologies
  • Experience with test equipment and tools (oscilloscopes, Wireshark, logic/bus analyzers)
  • Experience in Python scripting
  • Interest in publishing papers in professional conferences and journals

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the U.S. federal government, candidates for this position are required to be U.S. Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute's mission of solving the world's most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.


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Posted: 2020-12-08 Expires: 2021-01-27

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