Jada Systems

Embedded Software Development Engineer - Pasadena, CA

Software Developer in Pasadena, CA

Posted 2019-04-10

Jada Systems is looking for a software developer to assist our customer working on an exciting project for NASA Jet Propulsion Lab.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Software development team for a planetary mission. The candidate will take part in software engineering activities associated with the delivery of embedded software products for large-scale projects.

The software engineer will work under a lead software engineer to understand the required capabilities of the functional area to determine the software approach for the development. This work includes software level peer reviews, and will also include formal testing of peer-developed capabilities.

Job responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Work with a multiple level of project teammates to understand requirements for specified modules and develop a design approach for the modules.
Provide requirements feedback and functional specification feedback to systems engineers
Develop and review implementation approaches
Develop associated software code following the project coding guidelines process requirements
Develop, execute and analyze unit tests verifying satisfaction of module requirements, proper implementation of interfaces, and code coverage
Create sandbox builds of the module integrated with other modules and execute using a simulated spacecraft environment in both workstation and hardware in the loop testbeds
Evaluate results and support project verification and validation.
Participate in peer reviews
Provide post-delivery maintenance and problem investigation of developed modules
Support implementation of software change requests
Required Skills:

Six years of software engineering with 4 years of recent real-time embedded test and or simulation software experience
Recent background in software development with specific recent experience in the following languages and operating systems: C/C++ (proficient), Linux, WindRiver VxWorks and/or GreenHills Integrity RTOS
Recent experience with inter-process communication (IPC) mechanisms
Knowledge of principles, theories, concepts and techniques in developing, modifying, debugging, releasing and maintaining real-time and embedded software systems for mission-critical aerospace applications
Strong verbal and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with ability to work in a team environment
Desired Skills:

Strong C/C++ programming skills
Aerospace automated test and simulation experience is strongly preferred
Experience debugging software/hardware interactions and possible failure modes
Recent experience with device driver development and software/hardware interfaces for both custom and commercial hardware
Familiarity with Python
Education and Years of Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or computer related engineering field with a minimum 4-6 years of recent related experience

This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

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