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Embedded Design Engineer - Firmware Developer

Company: Dynetics
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Embedded Design Engineer 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.The Product Engineering Department is a design-focused group of engineers specializing in advanced hardware-based solutions. The individual selected for this position will be a design engineer with varied technical interests and demonstrated engineering skills. The individual must be a self-starter with experience working with inter-disciplinary teams to solve challenging technical problems focused around embedded systems. The engineer will work closely with embedded systems integrated into a diverse range of aerospace and military systems including manned/unmanned ground/air vehicles, missiles, defensive radars, and space systems.The selected candidate will be expected to execute in a fast-paced, small team environment through all phases of the product life cycle from concept development and detailed design through manufacturing, integration, testing, and post-delivery support. The engineer will be responsible for implementing and testing embedded hardware and firmware on a variety of platforms including FPGAs, microcontrollers, microprocessors, and mixed signal designs. Additional skills such as digital-signal processing (DSP) design, printed circuit board (PCB) design, experience with technical trade studies, and evaluation of technology improvements are a plus. With a product focus, the individual is also expected to actively partner with other engineers, project managers, technicians, and the customer to develop solutions that adhere to a diverse set of requirements. Additionally, the engineer will support resolution of technical issues that are discovered during the manufacture and test of deliverable products. This will include troubleshooting board-level issues, assessing failures for root cause, and identifying corrective actions.The ideal candidate will thrive in a learning environment that encourages leadership and technical growth.Basic Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited institution
  • Candidate must have 3+ years experience in embedded system design and test from architecture through implementation
  • Candidate must have proven experience with programming and/or hardware description languages such as: C, C++, VHDL, Verilog, assembly
  • Candidate must have experience with communication protocols such as: UART, Ethernet, SPI, I2C, CAN bus, etc.
  • Candidate must have hands-on laboratory experience with instrumentation, test equipment, and debug/test methods
  • Position requires candidates to be capable of performing in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environmentOther QualificationsPreference shown to candidates who possess a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited institution with a 3.5 or higher GPAPreference shown to candidates who possess a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited universityPreference shown to candidates that are residents of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL areaPreference shown to candidates with 10+ years experience in Embedded development from architecture through implementation, simulation, and hardware testingPreference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge of:
    • Utilizing modern Xilinx FPGA and SoC families and design tools (RFSoC, Xilinx IP Cores, AXI4, AXI-Stream)
    • RISC microprocessors architectures (ARM Cortex, Microblaze, PowerPC, RISC-V)
    • Memory architectures, types, and caching
    • GNU/Linux and developing kernel drivers
    • Embedded operating systems (Linux, VxWorks, Integrity, FreeRTOS, uC/OS-II)
    • Electronics and PCBA design
    • Leading design teams including technical leadership, budgeting, and schedulingSecurity RequirementsCandidate 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.Dynetics is an equal opportunity employer M/F/DISABLED/VET

Keywords: Dynetics, Huntsville , Embedded Design Engineer - Firmware Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Huntsville, Alabama

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