Real-Time Software Engineer

  • Job Reference: 90085912-2
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2019
  • Recruiter: LEIDOS
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education/Training
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Description:

Employer currently has an exciting opportunity for a Real-Time Software Engineer to perform design, development, and hardware/software integration in Arlington, VA for the Electronic Warfare and Signal Intelligence Systems Division.

Our division primarily focuses on research & development and advanced prototyping, transforming state of the art signal processing algorithms into Real Time software systems.

Projects involve small multi-disciplinary teams of engineers working together in spiral or agile development environments to meet aggressive customer schedules aimed at near-term field demonstrations.

We are seeking a candidate for this position with a track record of implementing high-performance signal processing on general purpose processors, such as ARM.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Contributing to design and development of advanced systems as a part of multi-disciplinary teams. These teams are made up of other software team members and subject matter experts from the areas of systems engineering, hardware, firmware, machine learning, RF Front End design, and signal processing.
Designing, implementing, and testing Real Time C/C++ software for multi-core systems running Linux or a Real Time operating systems, such as VxWorks
Experience building software products that utilize third party mathematics and communication libraries
Experience with interface communication standards/protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, and DDS
Ability to read and understand signal processing algorithms written in MATLAB
Advanced knowledge of the Linux operating system as well as experience with Real Time operating systems
Designing, implementing, and testing software to configure and control RF hardware devices
Integrating software into third-party software frameworks and architectures, such as Redhawk
Documenting the developed systems
Support system field testing and collection events, usually about a week in duration once or twice a year
The successful candidate will have the following education/experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science
4 - 6 years of C/C++ Real Time software development experience
Experience using version control (Subversion, GIT, etc.) and continuous integration software tools (Jenkins)
Active Secret level security clearance at a minimum

Bonus education/experience:
Master's Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
Existing security clearance higher than the Secret level
Experience with Machine Learning and/or Artificial Intelligence algorithms and libraries, such as TensorFlow
Experience with MATLAB GPU computing
Experience with High Performance Computing including parallel and distributed computation
Experience with Model-Based Design code generation practices
Experience with cloud-based computing platforms, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Experience with other programming languages such as Python and/or Java


Electronic Warfare