Flight Software/Platforms Engineer

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Flight Software/Platforms Engineer

Mojave, California Direct Job ID: 2010117362


Key responsibilities:

- Architecting a robust, highly resilient and fault-tolerant distributed avionics system
- Developing FDIR (Fault Detection, Isolation & Recovery) algorithms
- Selecting third-party/open-source software frameworks (RTOS, middleware, bootloaders, C/C++ runtimes) based on system-level and schedule requirements
- Selection of peripheral devices and interfaces for processing platforms
- Development of drivers and board-support packages (BSP)
- Participating in informal and formal system design reviews and fault tolerance analysis/FMECA
- Supporting flight operations

Required skills:

- Thorough understanding of C and C++ (C++98 or greater)
- Understanding of build tools and infrastructure (compilers, linkers, debuggers, C/C++ runtime libraries, CI tools)
- Detailed knowledge of software design from first principles on x86, ARM & PowerPC architectures (bootloaders, startup code, C/C++ runtime implementation)
- Development of hard-realtime software in POSIX environments
- Basic understanding of operating system kernel configuration fundamentals for real-time system behavior
- Detailed understanding of common software design paradigms (message-passing, event-driven, RAII, et. al.)
- Understanding of considerations when developing fault-tolerant software components such as error-tolerant file systems, communications agents, memory-scrubbing/EDAC

Additional useful skills:

- Experience with Modern C++ (C++11/14 or greater) or emerging systems languages like Rust
- Understanding of basic EE hardware design concepts
- Board design/bring-up experience
- Knowledge of analog/mixed-signal systems design
- Experience in controls/GNC (implementing state estimation, sensor fusion & similar algorithms)
- Working knowledge of communications security (commsec) and information assurance concepts
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PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

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