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Embedded Software Engineer

LocationOrlando, Florida 32828
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2023-05-19
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Valid Through2024-05-07

Job Description:


Embedded Software Engineer will be working on embedded software for electro-optic and smart munitions systems specifically on high-performance missile and rocket technology.

Other technologies developed are related to millimeter wave radar, image and signal processing and systems integration.

The engineer will develop embedded software for a hard real-time operating system on custom hardware.

Development is first coded using Linux operating system (OS) but moved to the deployed real-time OS for final testing and delivery.

Selected candidate will integrate algorithms into C++ applications.

Candidate is expected to be proficient in C/C++.

Tools and other non-embedded code may be developed on Windows OS.

Software Engineer to develop and maintain real-time embedded software applications.

Typical applications are software products related to image processing, target detection and tracking, missile guidance/ navigation/ control algorithms, missile launchers, system control, built-in test, and system communication.

Development will be in C and C++ hosted on either a PC or Unix environment and targeted for an embedded processor running either VxWorks or Integrity as the real-time operating system.

Familiarity with standard communication busses and protocols including RS-232, RS-422, MIL-STD-1553 and Ethernet is helpful but not required.

Software development lifecycle including architecture, design, code implementation, and integration and test.

technical task leadership and/or be a subject matter expert in an area relevant to products described in the above paragraph.

real-time embedded software development along with demonstrated technical leadership.

Use source code control and issue tracking tools along with using modern test tools to do unit test and static analysis s kills

Configure and manage a continuous test environment.

Agile development, Cyber Security, Department of Defense products, board support package and device driver development.


c++, embedded software, rtos, linux, Electro-optic, smart munitions, missile, rocket, millimeter wave radar, signal processing

Additional Skills & Qualifications:


Agile processes and practices

Algorithm implementation

C++ cross-compiler to microprocessor

Full life-cycle development

Git - source code versioning

GitLab – software configuration/version control & CI/CD host

Jira - issue tracking and Agile project management


Technical document development

Windows OS

Auxiliary Skills for best match (multiple position consideration)

Ada 95


Communication API – Data Distribution Services (DDS)

Communication protocol interfaces (LINK 16, MS-1553, RS-232, RS-422)

Cyber Security

Debugging using telemetry, data collection & data reduction

Design Pattern usage

Device driver development

DevOps - CI/CD pipeline design and/or maintenance

Gimbal line of sight control

GPS-aided inertial navigation

Guidance Navigation & Control (GNC)

IR seeker image processing

Launch sequence and control

Missile Reference Architecture

Mission Data Transfer

Multi-core / multi-processor / multi-threaded development

Operational Flight Program (OFP)

Reusable / modular design experience

Static code coverage analysis

Strong analytical/math background

Weapons Open System Architecture (WOSA)

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Actalent:

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The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Job ID: 6123873248767905639

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