Job Listing Description

Embedded Systems Engineer

Embedded Systems Engineer needed to join development team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Aid in the development of the Vehicle Control Unit (VCU) and/or Electronic Control Unit (ECU);

  • Create/refine finite state machines, and implement controllers for vehicle systems in software;

  • Aid in the development of a system for distributed control of an engine, electric motors, and actuators over a CAN network;

  • Support the design of a wing fold interface system working with existing electromechanical actuators/sensors;

  • Support definition of the data interface specification (e.g. CAN, RS-485, etc.);

  • Integrate microcontroller software for CAN bus based actuation and sensing per DO-178 (potentially implemented via Simulink and Stateflow);

  • Address custom CAN messaging and VCU communications with hand coding as required;

  • Participate as a key player in the design-build-test process, including conceptual, preliminary and detailed design, requirements definition, design reviews, prototyping, and testing;

  • Coordinate and communicate effectively with other engineers, technical personnel, and management;

  • Support and participate in testing activities component, drive, and/or flight as needed, including test plan creation, data analysis, and test report generation and documentation;

  • Support the Certification Director with compliance and certification activities and best practices, including design, test, and analysis documentation, internal and external audits, and other activities as needed.


  • The candidate must have:

    • A Bachelor\'s degree in Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering and 5+ years technical work experience, or;

    • A Master\'s degree in Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering and 3+ years technical work experience.

  • Proven experience with robust software development cycles: taking software from concept through detailed development, executing code on targets, and testing to internal/external requirements;

  • Proven experience developing software for automobiles, particularly for vehicle control;

  • Experience with CAN messaging protocol;

  • Outstanding organization, analytical, and problem solving skills;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as presentation skills;

  • Software Experience: C/C++.

Highly Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with software design, documentation, and testing per DO-178B/C;

  • Functional safety experience with ISO-26262 or IEC 61508;

  • Formal training or practical experience with software revision control techniques and tools;

  • Experience with ASTM F2245 or FMVSS;

  • Experience with LabVIEW or other real time data acquisition software;

  • Experience programming CPLDs or other logic devices;

  • Familiarity with modern electrical design layout tools such as Altium or Cadence products;

  • Knowledge or expertise in CAN Aerospace, CANopen, SAE J1939, ARINC-429 ARINC-825protocols;

  • Familiarity with Python or Perl;

  • Familiarity with Fortran.

Job Number: 18-13621
Job Location: Woburn, MA
Rate: 130000.0USD/Hour
Per Diem: --
Overtime: --
Duration: Direct
Start Date: 2018-04-05 00:00:00.0
Input Date: 04/05/2018
Last Updated: 04/16/2018
Attention: Hong Lu
Address: 101 COMMERCE ST STE 3001
City, State: LAKE MARY, FL 32746
Phone: 407/710-8000
Fax Phone: 407/710-8001

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