Principal Software Engineer in El Segundo, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/11/2020

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    48 weeks
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is hiring immediately for an Embedded Software Engineer in El Segundo, CA.

Must have ACTIVE US Security Clearance

The candidate must be a senior software embedded developer and technical leader with experience in developing embedded applications. Candidate should be an experienced and effective communicator, task leader and technical decision maker. Follow and/or recommend changes to processes and procedures. Work as a self-starter. Provide and meet budget and schedule requirements. Prepare and present or support presentations to management and customers. Produce documentation related to the design and release of software artifacts. Responsibilities include implementation of the software life cycle which encompasses requirement definition, software development, module integration and software verification as well as troubleshooting, generating and resolving software change requests and testing and integration of delivered software. Additional responsibilities include: software development of command, control, and telemetry of various space-based sensors and control mechanisms, and unit and module software test activities. 

Required Skills: 
• Must have practical experience using C/C++language 
• 10+ years of experience in an embedded setting 
• Has developed software executing on embedded RTOSs (such as VxWorks or Integrity.) 
• Must have experience in integration and test with embedded processors. 
• Excellent interpersonal, communication skills and strong team-player. 
• Minimum 8 years of related technical individual contributor experience in large team software engineering development 

Desired Skills: 

• Experience with Model Based Software Development 
• Experience with Interfaces: SpaceWire 
• Experience with software implementation of timing and controls 
• Understanding of standard system engineering design artifacts such as Use Cases 
• Experience with Built in Test (BIT) implementation 
• Experience with tools such as RHAPSODY, JIRA, VectorCast, and GoogleTest 
• Experience with Agile-Scrum Methodology 
• Understanding of software development best practices and processes 
• Knowledge of MS Office or other presentation tools

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path. 

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

An ACTIVE US Government Security Clearance is Required