Computer Engineer V

DCS Corp
Littleton, Massachusetts
Feb 23, 2024
Feb 27, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
This is an opportunity to join the fast-paced world of engineering next generation combat vehicles for the U.S. Army. Working as a DCS employee in Littleton, Massachusetts, you will manage projects, perform systems engineering tasks, and support the U.S. Army Ground Vehicle System Center's next generation of autonomous vehicles.

Essential Job Functions:

Functions include but not limited to:

Working with Army robotics and autonomous systems for ground vehicles code development; preparing documentation and providing test support for the military robotics GUI and safety rated controllers.

Provide embedded software development project leadership following CMMI standard software processes.

Create software development and verification plans.

Interface with internal and external customers.

Lead systems integration and testing including vehicle integration support.

Lead software release and configuration management.

Support safety qualification processes (MIL-STD-882E and DO178)

Characterize and measure system performance.

Development and programming of user interface.

Coordinate and oversee engineering processes throughout product development life cycle.

Plan tasks and schedules.

Ability to work and coordinate with multidisciplined engineering development team in project development.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearance.

BS degree in Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other Engineering discipline

Minimum of 12 years of relevant work experience with ground vehicles.

Programming in C++.

Understanding of the engineering lifecycle and system level design and the ability to develop system level requirements and design artifacts.

Experience in developing software on a variety of platforms, Windows, Linux, RTOS, FreeRTOS.

Experience developing system and subsystem level requirements and designs for hardware and software implementations.

Experience working with COTS equipment: computers, network switches, radio communications, power supplies, wire harnesses, and other equipment.

Basic Project Management or technical project leadership experience.

Effective communication skills, both oral and written.

Proficient with use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio and PowerPoint).

Able to travel occasionally to domestic destinations in support of the program; potential for international travel.

Desired Skills:

Experience working with Army ground vehicle equipment: computers, network switches, radio communications, power supplies, wire harnesses, and other equipment.

Experience in the systems engineering, development and operation of Ground Vehicle Systems.

Experience with ruggedized COTS and military grade equipment.

Experience performing Systems Engineering throughout product development life cycle.

Proficient with DOORS or other requirements management tools.

Experience with software using communication transport protocols such as UDP/TCP.

Experience with J1939 CAN bus hardware and software interfacing.

Experience with Vectorcast or similar software verification tool.

Experience with Labview programming a plus.

Experience with version control tools Git, SVN or similar.

Experience developing safety critical software for ground vehicles per DO-178 and Mil-Std-882E.

Experience with Qt and QWidget GUI software development or similar tools.