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Software Systems Engineer 4

Plano, TX 75074

Position: Software Systems Engineer 4

Position: AS20201402-41277

Location: Plano, TX

Job Description:

As a Software Systems Engineer 4, you will be responsible for software and programmable logic system architecture. You will lead a software systems engineering team in development, implementation, testing, and analysis of technical products and systems. This position supports the Advanced Systems & Technologies (AS&T) division, which specializes in developing disruptive, next-generation technologies for advanced Unmanned Air Systems (UAS / UAV), advanced radar systems, next-generation weapon systems, and other RF sensor technologies using small company agility and big company experience.

Essential Functions:

  • Software/Programmable Logic (PL) requirements definition, flow-down and traceability for complex electronic systems
  • System design synthesis of simple systems
  • Define processing architecture to include FPGA and GPU based processing
  • Lead verification of software/PL requirements
  • Develop and run simulations and other analysis tools to predict system performance in various environments
  • Develop, track and present technical metrics during internal and external program meetings
  • Use judgment to plan cost and schedule of minor activities
  • Support risk assessment and development of mitigation strategies
  • Developing processes and standards for software/PL architectures
  • Other duties as assigned


    • U.S. citizen
    • Existing DoD clearance with a current 5-year update and able to obtain additional clearances as required
    • Exposure to programmable logic design flow, including pinout definitions, code generation and timing closure
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience in a related engineering field with some systems engineering experience
    • Software architecture, design, development and test experience
    • Design, development and/or testing of radar or sensor processing and experience with radar system components including antenna, receiver, exciter, and processor
    • Previous experience in requirements definition, flow-down and traceability
    • Proficiency with Matlab and C, C++, Python, VHDL or Verilog
    • Experience with FPGA capabilities, limitations, and applications
    • Continuous integration, defense industry experience, and working knowledge of military standards
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
    • Must be able to travel up to 10%

      Preferred Additional Skills:

      • Master’s degree in Engineering or Science
      • Systems engineering experience in complex system development
      • Familiarity with DOORs and Radar processing modes
      • Excellent people skills, with experience leading and collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment.
      • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
      • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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