October 10, 2016


Southwest Research Institute Inc. - San Antonio, TX

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Job Description

Job Summary:

Join a team that develops creative solutions for existing and future next-generation technologies for high reliability applications, including embedded systems for smart energy and oil & gas applications as well as space instruments and spacecraft components; interact with technical clients and colleagues to understand requirements and constraints of the task objectives; work in various phases of the system lifecycle, including applied research, requirements generation, design, implementation, testing, integration, installation and documentation.


Requires an MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or other related fields with at least a 3.5 GPA. Must have course work or experience in more than one of the following: a) embedded systems, b) signal processing, c) communications and RF, d) machine learning, e) FPGA development, f) sensors and instrumentation; strong software skills required; experience in C, C++, and/or Python is preferred; experience with Linux, real-time operating systems, multithreaded programming, and/or networking/socket programming is a plus; interest and/or experience in working with hardware is a plus; excellent verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to work in project team environments and independently; must have excellent problem-solving skills, be self-motivated, and be driven by challenging problems; must have good organizational skills and attention to detail; aptitude for continuous learning and leadership potential. Must be able to travel. A valid/clear driver's license is required.

Special Considerations:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.