Senior Software Engineer

Poway, CA 92064

Posted: 07/09/2024 Employment Type: Perm Industry: Engineering Job Number: BBBH77474_1720568176 Pay Rate: US$170 - US$180 per year

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer

Job Location: Poway California 92064

Onsite Requirements:
  • C Programming
  • Python
  • Baremetal Embedded

Job Description:

Essential Functions:
  • Provide technical expertise within the Engineering department to solve difficult software
  • challenges or problems or to bring in new technical capability
  • Design, develop, document and test embedded software for space products
  • Develop C or assembly code for Bootloaders, BSP, VxWorks 6.9 or 7.0 and future versions,
  • Embedded Linux, RTEMS device drivers
  • Able to debug, test, and verify component and board designs through software
  • Develop test programs, test plans, and verification plans
  • Represent Engineering in technical customer discussions / meetings
  • Assist Manufacturing Engineers with technical assistance with production issues
  • Able to Develop and Maintain Python based desktop GUI applications to control and monitor
  • Automated Test Equipment (pyvisa, nidaqmx)

  • Product Specifications: Implement innovative approaches and develop clearly written design
  • specifications that ensure PDC's products are designed to succeed in the market relative to their technical performance, feature set, cost and time to market goals.
  • Architecture: Facilitate the design of complex products by leading and coordinating engineering teams of varied technical disciplines through clearly documented architectural level design documents. Lead the decision and tradeoff process for issues that cross hardware/software or other technical discipline boundaries.
  • Design (and develop): Perform original and innovative software design and distill large-scale designs into architectural elements that facilitate the division of design work to teams of two or more engineers.
  • Planning: Develop plans, schedules, and identify resources required to develop products from market requirement through product release. Identify risk areas and develop contingency plans to eliminate or mitigate risk that could result in schedule delays or failure to meet specification or design plan requirements.
  • Innovation: Conceive methods for achieving product requirements and specifications using appropriate software architecture and design techniques. Anticipate possible difficulties and develop alternate methods.
  • Maintenance: Provide support for maintaining existing products by investigating and resolving defect reports, creating documentation, and creating and releasing new versions of software packages.
  • Continuous Improvement: Take the initiative to research, develop, propose, evaluate and/or implement new methods, processes, techniques, tools, components, or technology that improve quality, timeliness and/or performance of PDC's products or the efficiency or cost effectiveness of PDC's engineering work. Modify existing SOPs or create new SOPs to implement new processes.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Fluent in C and Python, strong VxWorks, Linux, and Bare Metal embedded background, development of bootloaders, BSP, VxWorks 7, Linux, and RTEMS device drivers test code and scripts
  • Familiarity with Build root and or Yocto Linux build systems
  • Good understanding of NAND FLASH memory file systems, drivers, and implementation
  • Skilled in low level hardware code development and debugging. Skilled with debuggers/In-circuit emulators.
  • Experience and skills in debugging using lab equipment and other tools
  • Ability to work in a team setting effectively
  • Successfully problem solves and manages conflict
  • Has analytical, evaluative, and objective critical thinking skills

Educational / Experience Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Computer Engineering, or a related field, Master's
  • degree is a plus
  • 10+ years relevant work experience
  • Benefits
  • People-Focused Policies
  • Career Development
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program

** 3rd party and subcontract staffing agencies are not eligible for partnership on this position. 3rd party subcontractors need not apply.

This position requires candidates to be eligible to work in the United States, directly for an employer, without sponsorship now or anytime in the future.

This client is a US Federal Government contractor and is legally required to hire US Citizens. US Citizens will only be considered for this role. **
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