Software Engineer in Wichita, KS at Volt

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Wichita, KS
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Design avionics, power electronics, and battery systems. Architect and implement embedded software solutions to create compelling new products while meeting the highest levels of reliability and safety. Create unique intellectual property to address the growing demand for software-defined behavior.
Product areas include cockpit displays and instruments, local and remote sensing, data
conversion and storage, lithium battery management, AC/DC and DC/DC power conversion up to 2000W, in-seat power solutions, and various other components needed in aircraft systems.
This position open to expertise in designing embedded software, and optionally, FPGA firmware.

Essential Duties
Design embedded software for microcontroller-based systems
(Optional) Design VHDL for FPGA-based systems
Research new components, technologies, and methods to incorporate into new designs
 Design software-based tools to support verification and manufacturing
Build and troubleshoot hardware, including basic soldering, operation of test equipment,
and daily work in both office and test lab environments
Prototype and execute test programs to verify compliance with applicable performance,
regulatory, and quality requirements
Document designs in required formats, including BOMs, ECOs, and work instructions.

Education & Experience
Required Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science from accredited university
Required excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interface
with engineering, management, production personnel, and other departments
Required ability to work directly with target hardware, including lab bench equipment and other tools for debugging and analysis
Required proficiency programming in C
(Optional) proficiency programming in VHDL
Preferred 3+ years of professional experience designing embedded software
Preferred experience with C++, C#, or Python languages for PC application software
Preferred experience designing safety-critical software, utilizing RTCA DO-178, DO-254 or similar safety-critical design processes
Preferred experience designing or troubleshooting PCB system hardware
Preferred experience with Design for Manufacture and Design for Test (DFM & DFT)


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