Software Engineer - Embedded Systems with Security Clearance

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions
Arlington, Texas
Jun 16, 2024
Jul 14, 2024
Engineering, Software
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description 5-D Systems, a KRATOS Company, is a growing defense contractor headquartered in Round Rock, TX with over twenty years' experience providing systems and software engineering for Unmanned Aircraft Systems. With an ever-increasing government interest in unmanned aircraft and autonomous drone capability, we are fortunate to be experiencing a substantial backlog of projects. Currently, we are developing software for multiple unmanned, jet-powered aircraft programs that are still very early in their lifecycle. 5-D is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated individual for a software development position. The successful candidate can perform their duties as a member of a small team working in a collaborative setting. Potential tasking will be varied and may range from developing real-time software for avionics and other airborne, embedded systems to developing custom system-level test software for laboratory and flight-line environments. Candidates must have experience with developing embedded software using C++ and interfacing software with external hardware interfaces and peripherals. Duties include, but are not limited to: Developing software for new and existing systems for aircraft and aircraft test systems
Integrating and testing software on aircraft and in virtual high-fidelity simulation environments
Developing design documentation for internal and external use
Working in adherence to 5-D Systems software development process
Developing software test plans and procedures to demonstrate compliance with system requirements
Participating in planning, designing, testing, and deployment of moderately complex, engineered systems and software to ensure conformance with functional specifications and customer requirements
Peer reviewing fellow team members' work
Supporting trade studies and performing design research and explorations Experience and Skills Required: A bachelor's or master's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or other engineering degree with demonstrable experience in software development
Relevant experience developing embedded applications
Proficient in developing software using object-oriented C++
A U.S. DoD Secret Clearance or higher (or the ability to obtain such a clearance)
Is self-directed, has sharp analytical abilities, excellent communication skills, and can work effectively in a dynamic environment
Is results-oriented and has a sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
Has the ability to travel
Preferred: Experience working within the Defense industry
Experience with safety-critical/mission-critical development
Application development for Linux-based embedded environments
Windows-driver development
Modeling and simulation of systems using Simulink
Test and Measurement systems design
Systems Engineering experience Job Benefits Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Coverage
Life/ADD & Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
401(k) Savings Plan
Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
Paid Time-Off (PTO)
Education Reimbursement