The purpose of the Embedded Systems Engineer is to work in the aerospace engineering subspecialty of avionics. The Embedded Systems Engineer will apply engineering principles to research, analyze, plan, design, develop, implement, and test aircraft electrical, computer, data networks, and associated systems. The embedded systems engineer will be assigned one or more systems within which replicate the avionics of the aircraft to be simulated. These systems include communications (radios and ICS), navigation (GPS, TACAN, VOR, etc.), defensive systems (chaff, flares, ECM, etc.), offensive systems (bombs, torpedoes, missiles, etc.), and other systems which may be applicable (GPWS, TCAS, IFF, etc.).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analysis, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation.
Applies their experience to perform functions such as systems integration, design, configuration management, quality assurance testing and acquisition, and resource management.
Acts as an engineering team member on assigned projects developing engineering procedures and controls, managing project effort, and participation in problem resolution.
Interfaces with system and program contractors, vendors, and Government representatives regarding the technical aspects of engineering programs/projects.
Conducts research to address problems associated with flight safety systems, landing gear, and electronic navigation systems.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
SENIOR - 6-10
The ability to program in C is required.
Work experience with C++, Ada, PowerPC assembly, and Python desirable.
Experience with Green Hills Integrity RTOS desired
Experience with Wind River Simics Systems Simulator
Familiarity with embedded hardware and debugging techniques
Familiarity with communication protocols, serial, Ethernet, TCP/IP, UDP
Familiarity with virtualization techniques
ADDTIONIAL REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external customers.
Ability to adapt communication style and messaging to different audiences.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, ensuring stakeholder expectations are managed appropriately.
Ability to work in a project-oriented, fast paced environment to meet deadlines.
Proficiency in common business software (Microsoft Office – Word, Outlook, Power Point, Excel, SharePoint)
Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering
Due to contractual requirements must be a United States Citizen
Must be able to pass an initial background check.
Must be able to obtain and maintain an active Department of Defense security clearance. Employee/selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information (as required)
Must be able and willingness to travel (CONUS/OCONUS)
ASI is a Drug Free Workplace where applicants and employees are required to successfully pass pre-employment and Random drug testing.
Typically employees sit comfortably to do their work, interspersed by brief periods of standing, walking, bending carrying papers and books, and extensive periods requiring the use of computer terminals to accomplish work objectives.
Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business.
Work is primarily performed in an office environment consisting of offices and cubicles with low to moderate noise and bright or dim lighting. The work is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as external customers.
Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
ASI is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic/civil partnership or marital status, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. We strive for everyone to be valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best.
ASI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.
This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
It is the policy of ASI to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its Amendments. ASI will not discriminate against any qualified employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person's physical or mental disability. ASI also will make reasonable accommodation wherever necessary for all employees or applicants with handicaps, disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made are not an undue hardship for ASI.