Sr Embedded Software Engineer

L3harris Wilmington , MA 01887

Posted 2 months ago


Job Title: Senior Specialist, Software Engineering

Job Code: SAS20212701-55686

Job Location:Wilmington MA

Job Description:

Responsible for supporting software development activities ranging from proposal response, concept/architecture development, embedded software development (design, code, and unit test), system level integration and test, and post-delivery support requiring a deep understanding of embedded software development for complex aerospace imaging payloads.

Essential Functions:

  • Experience with the full software development life cycle (e.g., Waterfall, Agile) from conceptualization and requirements analysis through final software verification & validation of space payload level systems and sub-systems for the aerospace and commercial communities.

  • Work with our development staff across multi-disciplined teams to develop flight-based software to support in payload hardware/software Integration & Test (I&T) activities.

  • Lead software development projects and serve as a liaison between developers, program management, analysts, other engineering disciplines, customers, and suppliers.

  • Establish positive environment of encouragement and mentoring to team members


  • BS in Computer Science or engineering related field and 6+ years of relevant engineering experience, OR, MS in Computer Science or engineering related field and 4+ years of relevant engineering experience

  • 5+ years of experience in the area of software development, hardware/software interfaces, and test for embedded space applications

  • 5+ years of experience in embedded programming languages and concepts, such as C/C++, and object-oriented design

  • Experience with Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS)

  • Hands-on experience, in integrating and testing embedded processing systems to the software/hardware level

  • Ability to debug/analyze data

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with the Linux Operating System (OS)

  • Experience in estimating large software programs for current and new business opportunities

  • Experience in payload I&T and ground test equipment development

  • Thorough understanding of modern hardware/software tools and how these may be used to improve the development process.

  • Familiarity with LabVIEW and MatLab

  • Strong problem solving, mechanical, mathematical and geo-spatial comprehension skills.

  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills for interfacing with customers, senior management, program management and suppliers as well as mentoring of junior engineers.

  • Ability to obtain or have a current Secret/Top Secret clearance

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