22 days old

Embedded Software Engineer -- ELSYS

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

The Embedded Software Engineer in the Applied Embedded Systems Division (AES) supports the design, development, and implementation of a wide variety of applications in embedded software using the latest embedded processors and System-on-Chip (SoC) technologies. The embedded software supports a variety of applications to include avionics and Electronic Warfare (EW) systems. This may include high bandwidth data collection, digital signal processing, data manipulation, custom interfaces, and SoC processor interaction.

Job Duties:

  • Analyze system and functional requirements to develop solutions
  • Design, develop and validate embedded software
  • Test and debug software modules and integrate with other modules
  • Support, develop, and improve interfaces with firmware or hardware (via the operating system (OS) or bare metal)
  • Integrate system components and support equipment in laboratory and field settings
  • Participate in technical meetings with GTRI and sponsor personnel, and support issue tracking and sprint planning
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field.

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist II

  • A Masters degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in software development with C, C++, Ada, or Assembly
  • Experiences with embedded processors, such as Cortex, Peripheral Interface Controller (PIC), 8051, AVR, or Microprocessors without Interlocked Pipeline Stages (MIPS)
  • Experience with software test and debug

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with System on Chip architectures
  • Experience with embedded operating systems (Yocto, vxWorks, GreenHills, FreeRTOS)
  • Experience developing systems for military or high-reliability applications
  • Active SECRET clearance

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US 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 Institutes mission of solving the worlds 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: 2020-09-30 Expires: 2020-10-30

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