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Have you ever asked yourself why do we test our products? How much should we test our products? How much testing is enough? How to make test more affordable? Where is the most appropriate place to test our products? If you would like to be part of those decisions, then the Advanced Test Systems Engineering Center (ATSEC) is the place for you.
The Advanced Test Systems Engineering Center (ATSEC), within the Systems Test Directorate, is comprised of five departments and an engineering population of approximately 450+ employees, and produces over $300M+/year of delivered products. The ATSEC organization has the responsibility to grow and sustain the Systems Engineering competencies throughout all test activities, and to make test more affordable, credible, agile, and robust.
Within ATSEC, the Hardware in the Loop (HWIL) EO Systems Department has the responsibility to provide, develop, and maintain engineering development stations that operate real-time and closed-loop with the weapon’s hardware and software
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Experienced level engineer position for an individual with educational and professional experience in the development and implementation of software for real-time applications. The individual will be responsible for the development, implementation, and utilization of software to interface real-time and closed-loop with weapon subsystems in a way that provides an operationally relevant stimulus to allow for weapon software development integration.
The individual is expected to work in a team environment, on diverse projects and receive direction from his/her lead. The individual will be required to provide development support throughout product lifecycle, from initial concept to acceptance delivery to maintenance.
The individual is expected to work in accordance with the Systems Test directives and HWIL One Page Process to perform product design, development, implementation and maintenance.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
U.S. Citizenship is required
Minimum of 18 months of professional experience developing and implementing high-order programming languages such as C and C++.
Prior experience developing software for real-time control of events and/or synchronization
Prior experience and knowledge in Unix/Linux computing environments
Working knowledge in computer scripting language such as Shell/Perl/Python
Experience using software optimization techniques and timing analysis to ensure real-time operation and synchronization of software products
Working knowledge in the development and integration of software drivers for the operation of computer hardware interfaces
Working knowledge in common computer hardware interface and data protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, RS-422, USB, PCI, and RIO.
Proficiency utilizing software debugging tools to troubleshoot software implementation and ensure integrity of the software products
Experience and knowledge developing requirements for software products
Understanding of computer architecture and computer hardware optimization techniques
Working knowledge of Software Configuration Management principles, environments and tools
Proficiency in Linux or Unix
Working knowledge of GP/GPU technologies and parallel processing
Working knowledge and experience with configuration management tools such as Synergy, Subversion, or Git
Working knowledge/course work of signal & image processing, digital communications, control theories, estimation theory and/or electro optics
Experience developing performance simulations, such as 6Degrees of Freedom (6DOF) or Integrated Flight Software (IFS)
Embedded firmware development using Verilog/VHDL hardware description languages a plus
Parallel programming principles and processes for technical computing environments
Existing Secret clearance with SSBI
Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor’s Degree (BS) or Master’s Degree (MS) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Math or related fields required.
This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens. Additional information can be found here:
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.