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Lead Software Engineer - UAV Embedded Systems

Company: Collins Aerospace
Location: Sterling
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Date Posted:

2021-01-13-08:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HVA34: Sterling, VA 22640 Davis Dr , Sterling, VA, 20164-7104 USA

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions - whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you'll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Lead Staff Software Engineer - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Collins Aerospace is the premier developer and manufacturer of flight control navigation and electronic engine control systems specializing in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Our success and rapid growth equal new opportunities for talented engineers to join our team. At Collins you will work with enthusiastic and innovative business and technical professionals in a fast paced and positive environment. You will contribute directly to exciting projects on the cutting edge of controls technology.

Our department in Sterling has become one of the go-to places for solving difficult flight control, estimation, and navigation problems. Our customers come to us because they know we have the skills, knowledge, and determination to tackle the tough problems and deliver products that work every time. Some examples of applications we support include:

  • Unmanned aircraft landing systems
  • Computer vision for precision pose estimation
  • Hand-held targeting systems
  • Fly-by-wire control systems for airliners
  • Damage tolerant flight control for autonomous rotorcraft

For more information:

https://www.collinsaerospace.com/what-we-do/military-and-defense/platforms/unmanned-air

Some cool videos showing what we do:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQBLMxMGDrcTMN_QKTkE4FJewJ6nU6wZj

Join a team of Collins Aerospace embedded software engineers responsible for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles' flight control and navigation systems.

The primary responsibility of this role is development of real time embedded navigation and flight control systems through the full software development lifecycle in a multidisciplinary avionics and aerospace environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as technical lead on projects as assigned working with customers to meet deliverables and address and resolve technology or system issues
  • Lead and participate in software design reviews to ensure team progress against milestones are met and to maintain highest quality level within project schedules
  • Collaborate with electrical engineers controls engineers and program management team members in planning design and development
  • Develop interface definitions in conjunction with design team and enforce interface control documents to record and validate system performance standards and results
  • Design code test and provide ongoing support for embedded systems software and simulation software to meet technological and customer requirements
  • Define and analyze system software design requirements and write software requirements documents to meet defined and anticipated customer needs and system quality and performance standards
  • Write software integration and test plans; conduct and lead software verification testing and integration efforts to identify required modifications and ensure optimum system performance at delivery

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 11 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Have 5+ years of real time embedded software systems development experience including defining and documenting requirements, software design and development, programming, testing, and implementation
  • Have demonstrated team leadership experience
  • A strong working knowledge of C/C++, object oriented design, and real time operating systems
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have knowledge and experience with the aerospace industry, sensor fusion, vehicle control, computer vision, and/or algorithm development

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success.We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form - with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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