R&D Embedded Engineer
R&D Embedded Engineer
Swift Engineering is uniquely positioned in the marketplace to provide both Product Development and Manufacturing products and services, specializing in advanced composites, unmanned systems, robotics and associated technologies. A Swift-X R&D Embedded Engineer ensures that Swift stays an innovative and disruptive company within the markets it serves and in new markets.
Swift is in search of a highly talented embedded engineer to work on and lead embedded projects including autopilots, sensors, and large vehicle integration and architecture. The ideal candidate would have experience with unmanned systems and have a vision for the future of these systems. You'll work in a multidisciplinary environment with electrical, mechanical, GNC (Guidance, Navigation, and Control) and software engineers. You will have experience developing real-time, embedded systems using custom or off-the-shelf operating systems.
The ideal candidate should also have a reputation for “hands-on” learning/building, quality, and work ethics. Swift is specifically looking for a technically sound, rapid-pace, entrepreneurial individual that understands the embedded engineering discipline and can easily manage projects for multiple technologies.
R&D Embedded Engineer Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
- Support all levels of requirements development, management, and verification
- Develop and maintain system and subsystem specifications, use cases, diagrams, ICDs, operational flow diagrams, and integration development
- Conduct and lead team through documenting trade studies
- Work on the board support package, drivers, and/or sensors/servo/motor interfacing, control, and logic for the vehicle's avionics platform.
- Assist our Electrical Engineering team with component selection, bring-up and troubleshooting of custom hardware designs.
- Participate in the team's software processes including requirement and design documentation, test-plan generation and execution, peer design and code reviews, process feedback and improvements.
- Attend strategic conferences
- Responsible for on-time, on-quality delivery of personal work
o B.S. in Computer Science, or B.S Aerospace Engineering / other engineering discipline with equivalent experience
o Experience with hardware and software board bring-up
o Experience with embedded interfacing such as CAN bus, SPI, I2C, RS485, between MCUs
o Experience with RTOS systems preferred
o Experience in C / C++ in build environments and use of electronics principles including schematics, using Oscilloscope, Digital Logic Analyzer, multi-meter, microscope inspections
o Experience with operating system fundamentals for embedded systems, networking and Linux
o Electronics and Mechanical Background: Wire harness design, electronics prototyping, soldering
o Experience with Microchip PIC32, NXP MPC57xx, ARM preferred
o Networking knowledge: TPC/IP, UDP/IP, client and serve
o System IPC and RPC knowledge: RPC systems such as JSON/RPC, XML/RPC, Protobuf/RPC & System message ICD, binary protocol parsing
o Hobby or Civilian (Part 107) UAV experience or robotics experience
o Controls, Signal Processing, Safety Critical Software and/or Simulation
Candidates should also have strong verbal and written communication skills, strong team building skills, and be comfortable working on large teams with talented engineering from other engineering disciplines.
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: Chief Scientist – Swift-X
Primarily in an office environment, and shop environment. Periodic weekend or evening work is expected. Travel is expected but limited.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.
Swift Engineering is an EOE.
All employees must be “US Person” per ITAR Requirements
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.
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