Missile Hardware-in-the-Loop Engineer - Electrical Engineer / Computer Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Missile Hardware-in-the-Loop Engineer to join a diverse, highly skilled team to team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides cost-effective intelligence, engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Missile Hardware-in-the-Loop Engineer will support reverse-engineering and testing of foreign infrared seekers. This work includes developing software and hardware solutions to integrate foreign weapons into a Hardware-in-the-Loop environment. The objective of this development is to assess threat capabilities and vulnerabilities against U.S. systems that oppose it.

Tasks will include developing real-time software models to simulate analog and digital missile subsystems, implementing parallelizable algorithms that meet real-time constraints, and troubleshooting hardware test benches. Candidates will work closely with software and hardware reverse-engineering teams to understand missile tracking, guidance, and counter-countermeasure algorithms for creation of accurate models. Following development and integration, performance of custom solutions will be validated against actual threat hardware. Once complete, efforts will continue toward developing countermeasures for the threat system, in order to ensure its defeat in combat.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's or higher Electrical or Computer Engineering Degree from an ABET-accredited university with a 3.3 or higher GPA.

Candidate must demonstrate:

  • Education or work experience in software design.
  • Competency using C++/C, MATLAB, and assembly languages.
  • Experience developing software in a Linux environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in multidisciplinary teams.

Candidate must be a resident of or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville, AL, area.

Other Qualifications

The following experience is desirable:

  • Experience developing software models in C++/C.
  • Experience developing Simulink models.
  • Experience with CUDA or similar parallel processing platforms.
  • Experience with FLITES scene generation software.
  • Experience working with general purpose microprocessors and FPGAs in a hands-on environment.
  • Experience in debugging of complex devices or systems using standard digital and analog test equipment.
  • Education or experience with digital signal processing techniques.

Education with missiles or radars.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance.

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