Software Developer in Poway, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/8/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Poway, CA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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Job Description

Position: Software Developer - C language

Location: Poway, CA


  • Design and develop autopilot software for unmanned air vehicles from the requirements phase through field test
  • Focus is on real-time aircraft system/flight control using the C language
  • May occasionally be required to support flight/ground testing of software at the flight test facilities
  • Analyze flight data to investigate system behavior and anomalies
  • Perform peer review of other developer’s code and perform testing with UAV mockup in the Systems Integration Lab
  • Program in both Linux and Windows environments
  • "C" programming capability and verbal/written communication
  • Ability to work under general supervision and interface effectively with other engineers of various disciplines, including flight controls design engineers
  • Interpret, debug and modify complex legacy software following GA process and coding standards
  • Develop software in a CMMI or DO-178 structured environment


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, information systems or related discipline
  • 2+ years progressive software development experience with a bachelor’s degree. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education
  • Must have a general understanding of software development concepts, principles, and theory and demonstrate the ability to follow and apply the use of programming and analysis concepts
  • Strong Knowledge and background with closed loop controls and how they work
  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment and organize work assignments to meet established timetables
  • Good communication, computer and interpersonal skills are required to enable an effective interface with other professionals, to produce appropriate documentation, and to present results to internal audience
  • Good knowledge of transfer functions
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential. Must be able to work extended hours as required
  • PLUS but not required: MATLAB experience

Volt offers a candidate referral bonus, please inquire for more details.  (Conditions and restrictions apply)

VOLT Workforce Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer