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Sr Software Engineer II

Description:
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Systems Engineer Sr II, in Pasedena, CA.
Our client is looking for a Flight Software Developer for a planetary mission to support software engineering activities associated with development as well as delivery of embedded flight software (FSW) products for a large-scale project. This assignment will include implementation of functional spacecraft capabilities that falls in areas of spacecraft command, communication, data management, fault protection, etc. 
The software engineer will work as a software engineer to understand the required capabilities of the functional area to determine the software approach for the development. This work includes software level peer reviews, and will also include formal testing of peer-developed capabilities. 

Work Activities: 
• Work with systems engineers, Flight Software peers and Flight Software architects to understand requirements allocated to a specified module and develop a design approach for the module 
• Provide requirements feedback and functions specs feedback to systems engineers 
• Develop and review implementation approaches 
• Develop the associated code following project coding guidelines and process requirements 
• Develop, execute and analyze unit tests verifying satisfaction of module requirements, proper implementation of interfaces and code coverage 
• Create sandbox builds of the module integrated with other modules and execute using a simulated spacecraft environment in both workstation and hardware in the loop test beds 
Education and Years of Experience: 
• Bachelor’s degree in a computer related engineering field with a minimum 6 years of recent related experience 

Required Skills: 
• Eight years of software engineering with 4 years of recent embedded flight software experience 
• Recent background in flight software development with specific recent experience in the following languages and operating systems: C, Python, Linux, VxWorks/Integrity 
• Recent experience with distributed computing and inter-process communication (IPC) mechanisms 
• Recent experience with device driver development and software/hardware interfaces for both custom and commercial hardware 
• Advanced knowledge of principles, theories, concepts and techniques in developing, modifying, debugging, releasing and maintaining real-time and embedded software systems for mission-critical aerospace applications

 Desired Skills:
• Strong verbal and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with ability to work in a team environment
• Experience debugging software/hardware interactions and possible failure modes
• Space flight experience is strongly preferred

Location: The work is required to be performed in Pasadena CA This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 
 
Job Number: 1910105706
Job Location: Pasadena, CA
Duration: 3 months
Input Date: 11/25/2019
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Mike Flanery
Address: 50 FOUNDERS PLAZA STE 304
City, State: EAST HARTFORD, CT 06108
Phone: 860/289-2643
800 Phone: 866/636-4723
Fax Phone: 800/556-5284
Email: northeastjobs@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000003GXK5QAO&URLSource=cjhunter

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