Senior Software and Simulation Developer - Drones / Unmanned Systems

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics is seeking a talented Senior Software Developer to join a diverse 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 responsive, cost effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

Candidate will work with our aerospace engineers to develop software for our Drone Simulation Products. The candidate will use software development techniques to define, design, implement, integrate, and test practical solutions. Candidate will support development of sensor models for drone simulations.

Software development will range from development of desktop applications to integration of drone flight code to debugging soft real-time processes on embedded hardware. Familiarity and desire to work with hardware is required in order to design and integrate appropriate software solutions. Candidate will make meaningful contributions to multiple efforts, and may interface directly with customers to develop solutions. The team uses Agile (Scrum) and traditional development styles. There may be opportunities to attend flight test in support of simulation verification and validation analysis.


Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree from an ABET accredited school in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related degree with a minimum of ten years relevant experience. An electrical or aerospace degree combined with a minor in one of these degrees or a substantial amount of software development experience is also acceptable.

Candidate must have these technical skills:

  • Proficient in software development using sound software engineering practices
  • Experience with C/C++ and one of these languages (Java, C#, or Python)
  • Development experience on Windows
  • Experience with software-hardware integration, digital communications protocols, and development with multi-threading & synchronization
  • Experience with or willingness to learn code generation and S-function wrappers in MATLAB/Simulink

Candidate must show the ability to work in a collaborative environment, and interface with customers, technical, and non-technical stakeholders on a regular basis.

The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills, interest in working in a multi-disciplinary environment, and enthusiasm for team success.

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

Other Qualifications

These qualifications/technical skills are also desired but not required:

  • Master’s Degree from an ABET accredited school in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related degree
  • Experience with tools and techniques for unit testing, requirements development & management, design, build and release, regression testing, configuration management, collaboration and issue-tracking
  • Min of 3.5 GPA is preferred
  • Experience with unmanned aircraft and/or robotics
  • Experience with MATLAB/Simulink
  • Experience with code generation and S-function wrappers in MATLAB/Simulink
  • Experience with various real-time operating systems (RTOSes)

Security Requirements

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

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