September 09, 2016
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Mission Critical Software Engineer

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory - Cambridge, MA

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  • Company
    Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Charles Stark Draper Laboratory
  • Location
    Cambridge, MA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
  • Education
    Masters Degree
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Job Description

M.S. in EE/CS Aero-Astro or equivalent with course work and industry experience in mission critical software development. A minimum of ten years of experience is required. Good working knowledge and industry experience with computer architectures full-lifecycle software design and device-level software is required. Knowledge and experience in the design coding and testing of guidance navigation and control system software is desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills along with task planning and management are necessary. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

The candidate will provide technical leadership and direction to Draper's efforts in the design development test analysis verification and validation of embedded system software for mission assured systems. Activities will include management of the entire software life cycle from conceptualization and requirements analysis through final software verification and validation. Corresponding engineering documentation of the architecture design test plans and analyses will also be required for all phases of the programs. The individual will be expected to maintain state-of-the-art technical expertise in tools techniques and methods used in the development maintenance and certification of mission critical and embedded software systems with emphasis on their application to guidance navigation and control systems. This position requires task management that includes planning budgeting interfacing collaboration and coordination of efforts with other technical and program areas within and outside the Laboratory. Candidate is expected to have excellent communication and interpersonal skill capable of leading teams of 5-15 people and working across engineering disciplines to achieve results.

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or protected veteran status. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.