The MITRE Corporation Embedded Software Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts
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MITRE’s Electronic Systems Development and Embedded Security department is seeking to hire talented and creative engineers with a background in embedded software engineering to support advanced research and development projects of national significance.
Qualified candidates will join a team of technical experts focused on prototyping electronic systems. This multi-disciplinary team performs hands-on research and analysis and develops proof-of-concept prototypes to demonstrate and advance the state-of-the-art in embedded systems. Our diverse set of sponsors and research objectives provide a wide variety of interesting work opportunities.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Our team specializes in rapid prototyping of advanced sensor, communication, and navigation systems on state-of-the-art embedded system platforms. This position provides an exciting opportunity to work on and with:
Cross-disciplinary teams of similarly bright and motivated engineers on projects of national importance.
Real-time communication and sensor systems leveraging state of the art FPGA & SoC technology and cutting-edge SDR platforms.
Advanced architectures for high-throughput signal processing.
Highly integrated, and low size, weight, power and cost (SWaP-C) custom platforms.
A supportive culture of learning, professional growth, and development.
A diverse range of projects to build your skills.
An advanced degree with our outstanding continuing education programs.
Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Candidates must meet requirements to support project work onsite in our labs and classified facilities on the Bedford Campus.R
R equires less than 1 year of related experience with a related Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of related education and work experience
Understanding of embedded systems and hardware/software interaction.
Familiarity with object-oriented programming including a working knowledge of one or more common languages such as C++, C, Python, etc.
Understanding of good software development practices including approaches to design, implementation, testing, documentation, and debugging.
Basic knowledge in one or more of the following: low-level processor architectures, operating system concepts, and hardware interfacing.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
M.S. or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering.
Exposure to cutting-edge, reconfigurable SoC platforms (i.e. Xilinx MPSoC, Xilinx RFSoC, Xilinx Versal, Intel Arria 10 SoC)
Solid understanding of development practices including design and code reviews, testing and regression, revision control, and user documentation.
Familiarity with scripting languages and build tools (TCL, Python, CMake, etc.).
Solid foundation of basic signal processing concepts and exposure to MATLAB or Python for signal processing
Exposure to GPU or DSP programming for signal processing applications.
Experience implementing real-time signal processing algorithms for communication, RADAR, and/or navigation applications.
Familiarity with real time operating systems, POSIX, embedded Linux user and kernel environments.
Experience with low-level hardware/software system debugging.
Familiarity with commercial wired and wireless networking protocols.
Autonomous and with demonstrated ability to provide deliverables or parts of deliverables to customers.
Familiarity with Git or related source control management tools, and their best practices.
This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):
This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):
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