Flight Software Developer - Military veterans preferred
2019-01-13 Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Pasadena California United States
The successful candidate will be a member of the Flight Software development team for a planetary mission. The candidate will take part in software engineering activities associated with the delivery of embedded flight software (FSW) products for 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 under a lead 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 include, but are not limited to:
Working 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
Providing requirements feedback and functions specs feedback to systems engineers
Developing and reviewing implementation approaches
Developing the associated code following strict project coding guidelines and process requirements
Developing, executing and analyzing unit tests verifying satisfaction of module requirements, proper implementation of interfaces and code coverage
Performing Software-in-the-loop(SWIL) and Hardware-in-the-loop(HWIL) integration and testing
Education and Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (CS) or computer related engineering field with a minimum 6 years of recent related experience
Six years of software engineering with 4 years of recent real-time embedded flight software experience
Recent background in flight software development with specific recent experience in the following languages and operating systems: C/C++ (proficient), Linux, WindRiver VxWorks and/or GreenHills Integrity RTOS
Recent experience with inter-process communication (IPC) mechanisms
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
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
Recent experience with device driver development and software/hardware interfaces for both custom and commercial hardware
Familiarity with Python
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.
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.