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VMS Software Engineer

Company: Jobot
Location: Herndon
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Ben JosephAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $150,000 - $250,000 per yearA bit about us:We are a leader in providing innovative autonomous systems, advanced optics, and resilient energy solutions to the US Department of Defense, the US Federal Civilian Agencies, allied governments, academic institutions, and commercial entities. We are proud to be a US owned and operated solutions provider to militaries, civilian governments, commercial entities, universities, and nonprofits worldwide. With production facilities in multiple locations in the United States and one in Europe, we can get the solutions our clients need quickly and avoiding potential snags involved in shipping equipment between countries.Why join us?We offer a positive culture with opportunities for career growth, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision insurances, paid vacation time, paid holidays, additional paid sick time, and a 401(k)-retirement plan with up to 4% company matching contribution.Job DetailsAbout UsWe are a leading unmanned aerial system technology innovator, and provides turn-key systems, subsystems, engineering services, training, and operational support to military and commercial customers worldwide.About the PositionWe are seeking an experienced software engineer that can lead the development of the Vehicle Management System (VMS) that runs onboard multiple Unmanned Air Systems (UAS). The VMS manages all aircraft subsystems and is critical for flight safety and mission success. You write embedded software to manage all aircraft subsystems. You will coordinate with the flight control team to manage the interface between the VMS and the flight controller. You will coordinate with the ground control team to execute operator commands relayed through datalinks and feedback health and status information of all aircraft systems. You will also work with the Autonomy team to provide a flight-safe interface between onboard autonomy algorithms and the flight controller. Bottom Line: you will be central to the core functions of our aircraft. Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain and expand the capabilities of the Vehicle Management System (VMS)
  • Design and implement code for embedded devices and systems on multiple unmanned aircraft and test those devices in System Integration Lab (SIL), Hardware Integration Lab (HIL), and Flight Test.
  • Write and test software to support the integration of sensors and Processors into the aircraft (including autopilot, payloads, radios, and flight-critical devices).
  • Debug, troubleshoot, and isolate software issuesRequired Qualifications
    • Significant experience writing embedded code for Unmanned Air Systems
    • Solid understanding of UAS architectures and subsystems
    • Solid understanding of flight-critical software requirements
    • Proficient in C/C++ in a real-time embedded environment
    • Practical experience writing firmware/embedded code for a physical device
    • Strong sense of ownership and drive in digging into complex problemsDesired Qualifications
      • Experience building a System Integration Lab (SIL) or Hardware Integration Lab (HIL)
      • Experience supporting flight test
      • Ability to read schematics and use standard debugging: oscilloscope, logic analyzer, multimeter
      • Network programming and understanding of the IP protocol
      • Understanding of RTOS functionalitySpecial Requirements:
        • U.S. Citizen required, per ITAR definitionInterested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Germantown , VMS Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Herndon, Maryland

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