Embedded Engineer

Embedded Engineer 
Blacksburg, Virginia

Industry: Aerospace / Aviation / Defense

Our client's team in Space & Defense is looking for an Embedded Engineer to join them. You will report directly to the Electrical Engineering Manager and will have an onsite work schedule in Blacksburg, VA.
 
To be considered for Embedded Engineer, here’s what you’ll need to bring with you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics, or closely related technical field.
  • 3 years design/development/test of embedded real-time control software. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Proven design experience with FPGAs and/or Microprocessor development toolsets.
  • Technical competency required in applied science, data acquisition, diagnostic skills, document creation, and mathematics.
  • Proven experience with industry standard communication protocols such as USB, CAN, RS422, RS485, SPI, I2C, UART, and others.
  • In-depth understanding of modern embedded software development processes including design, implementation, unit testing, continuous integration, version control with Git, etc.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP stacks and protocols.
  • Experience in using various debugging techniques including JTAG debuggers, logic/protocol analyzers, sniffers, and oscilloscopes.
  • Operating Systems experience, especially Real Time Operating Systems (bare metal and embedded Linux) is a plus.
  • Experience in Unix internals, low level driver software, communication interface software as well as GUI software is a plus.

 
As an Embedded Engineer, you will:

  • Be responsible for supporting embedded software design and development for MIL-AERO electronics products
  • Design, develop, modify, and evaluate moderately complex embedded software based designs for the military and aerospace markets
  • Work with internal team members to solve software and system issues. Support specific project initiatives as needed.  Be a key resource for other embedded software design engineers
  • Perform embedded systems engineering tasks including requirements analysis, operational concept development, software system design/architecture, component integration, design reviews, integration testing and problem solving.
  • Debug issues with existing systems.
  • Create detailed plans for the implementation of software solutions including input into the determination of language, platform, and resource requirements.
  • Perform code maintenance including debugging and updating to keep pace within a fast paced and evolving design environment.
  • Interface with customer to understand needs and verify requirements.

 
How We Care for You:

  • Financial Rewards: great compensation package, annual profit sharing, matching 401k and the ability to participate in Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
  • Work/Life Balance: Flexible paid time off, holidays and parental leave program
  • Health & Welfare: Comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, Employee Assistance Plan (“EAP”) and other supplemental benefit coverages
  • Professional Skills Development: Tuition Assistance, mentorship and coaching opportunities, leadership development and other personal growth programs
  • Diverse and Inclusive Workplace: Employee Resource Groups, cultural events and celebrations
  • Schedule: Monday – Thursday, 9-hour shift & half days on Friday 

 
This position requires access to U.S. export-controlled information.