Embedded Software Engineer - Mission Systems

Location: Torrance, CA
Date Posted: 10-04-2018
Embedded Software Engineer - Defense/Aerospace Industry 
  • Founded in 1985 our client has developed a unique business model of achieving both research and technology advancements, and transitioning them into commercial and defense products. 
  • HQ’d in Torrance, CA with 5 buildings that occupy over 100,000 square feet; housing some of the most highly advanced and unique research laboratories, as well as engineering, prototyping, development, testing, and production facilities. 
  • Delivered $300+ million in products to clients in various defense and commercial industries. 
  • Employs around 300 people, including many PhD level scientists and engineers. 
  • Highly innovative, small business, women-owned company. 
  • Employer contributed comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage at competitive rates and lower premiums. 
  • Employer contributed 401k savings plan
  • Complimentary Life Insurance 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • 1 week of vacation time upon hire, 15 days paid vacation, 10 paid holidays
  • Company sponsored lunch and learns, team building activities, and onsite yoga classes
  • Excellent work/life balance
Working within a fast-growing Southern California high tech company specializing in advanced military defense, homeland security, and energy solutions. We are looking for a professional Embedded Software Engineer to execute complete embedded software development lifecycle for various defense/aerospace programs. 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Designing, developing, coding, testing, and debugging embedded software. 
  • Write software requirements, document software design, participate in software peer code reviews. 
  • Take ownership of a software module to completion. 
  • Author software documentation. 
  • Access third party, open source and legacy software 
  • Torrance, CA is ranked in the Top 25 of “Best Suburban Cities to live in Los Angeles County” (based on factors including: crime/safety, housing, diversity, nightlife/recreation, school system, and the ability to raise a family) 
  • Located near the Los Angeles County and Orange County border opens up an endless possibility of fun recreational activities without the hassle of a tourist community. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related technical field. Master’s Degrees a plus
  • 5+ years experience in developing application software for embedded systems 
  • Expert knowledge/experience programming in C and/or C++
  • Experience coding and debugging on embedded hardware platforms
  • Experience with software configuration management tools 
  • Experience with software control and status structures 
  • Programming on a Real-Time Operating System (RTOS)
  • Experience with complete software design life-cycle development 
  • Experience with ADA
  • Hands-on experience in DO-178 for safety-critical software 
  • Experience with OpenGL 
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal 
  • Efficient worker, ability to multi-task, and commit to working under deadlines
  • Ability to obtain a DOD Secret Clearance (i.e. U.S. Citizenship, Clean Background, etc.)
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