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Flight Controls Embedded Software Engineer

PDS Tech is seeking a Flight Controls Embedded Software Engineer to work in Fort Worth, TX.

  • The embedded controls software role will integrate with technology and vehicle platform development teams with focus on advanced propulsion and fly-by-wire systems. This position will be part of a diverse team of engineers capable of executing in a challenging and fast-paced environment.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Develop embedded software for Flight Control System (FCS) with complex hardware.
  • Perform formal software development through design for requirements and requirements verification with C/C++ code and MathWorks Matlab & Simulink toolsets.
  • Develop and update requirements and verification traceability.
  • Conduct software integration and testing on target hardware.
  • Develop, implement, document, and review Low-Level Test (LLT) and High-Level Test (HLT) software cases and expected results.
  • Perform LLT and HLT execution on desktop environment and target electronic hardware integrated with real sensors and actuators in a lab environment.
  • Develop and implement safety critical control software in both ‘bare metal’ main executives and real time operating system environments.
  • Design and implement real time embedded control functionality including in-line monitoring, redundancy management, and built-in-test (BIT).
  • Design and test Flight Control Systems (FCS) with embedded DO-178 and DO-331 software and DO-254 complex electronic hardware.

Qualifications / Skills:

Must Have:
  • Practical experience with Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow required. Experience with Embedded Coder and/or Simulink Verification tools a plus.
  • Programming in C/C++ in embedded environments.
  • Experience with Ground Control Station development and implementation
  • Experience with software version control using GitHub or GitLab.
  • Familiarity with relevant standards such as RTCA DO-178, RTCA DO-331, 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 real time simulation environments such as Speedgoat or dSPACE a plus
  • Communication Standards such as ARINC 429, RS-232, RS-422, and RS-485.
  • Familiarity with model-based systems engineering.
  • Experience with creation of system specifications, requirements traceability, and verification.
  • Experience at all levels will be considered with a minimum of 5 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.
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science required. Masters or PhD a plus.

Job Number: 2310161248
Job Location: Fort Worth, TX
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 03/07/2023
Attention: Joe Cairney
Address: 11828 W CENTRAL STE 100
City, State: WICHITA, KS 67212-5129
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737

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