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Embedded Controls Software Engineer

PDS is seeking an Embedded Controls Software Engineer for an open position in Ft. Worth, TX

The Embedded Controls Software Lead Engineer is responsible for (but not limited to) supporting the following:
  • Development and implementation of safety critical primary control software in both ‘bare metal’ main executives and real time operating systems environments.
  • Design and implementation of real time embedded control functionality including in-line monitoring, redundancy management and start/periodic built-in test [S/PBIT].
  • Design and test of embedded software control systems with DO-178 software and DO-254 complex hardware, including Fly-By-Wire Flight Control Systems
  • System and software design, requirements management, systems specifications, interface management, system safety assessment, verification and validation testing in desktop simulation environment and systems integration labs, aircraft flight test, and aircraft/system qualification and certification
  • Development of systems architecture, electronic hardware design and integration, and actuator design and integration
  • Implementation of air vehicle flight control laws, flight director, navigation, guidance, and autonomous systems control algorithms
  • Technical leadership, planning, and execution of a team of software engineers to include coordination within a cross-functional team.

Position Requirements:
  • Experience at all levels will be considered with a minimum of 4 years specific experience with embedded control software development.  Preference will be given for additional work in sensor and actuator controls, avionics, or electrical systems integration, development, and testing.  Additional experience with team leadership is desired. 
  • Familiarity with relevant standards, for example: RTCA DO-160, MIL-STD-810, RTCA DO-178, RTCA DO-254, SAE ARP4754A, SAE ARP4761, 14 CFR Part 27 and Part 29 for commercial and military qualification and certification of aircraft systems.
  • Experience with primary development programming languages, embedded environment tools and standards:
    • Software
      • MathWorks MATLAB, Simulink, Stateflow
      • Git

    • Programming
      • C/C++ code
      • MATLAB m-file scripting

    • Embedded Environments
      • HW initialization and synchronization,
      • Embedded coder

    • Test Tools
      • C# test scripts

    • Communication Standards
      • ARINC 429/661
      • SPI, CAN, RS422/485, MIL-STD-1553

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering required. Other technical degrees may be considered with relevant work experience.
  • Master’s Degree in the Engineering disciplines is suggested.

Job Number: 2010118165
Job Location: Fort Worth, TX
Per Diem: No
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 09/11/2020
Last Updated: 09/18/2020
Attention: Rebecca Burrows
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
800 Phone: 866/224-2745

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