Robotics SW Engineer

DCS Corp
Alexandria, VA
Jan 05, 2020
Jan 08, 2020
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
DCS Corp is looking for a Robotics SW Engineer in Alexandria, VA to support development of next generation U.S. Army ground vehicle robotic platforms. The successful candidate will design, develop, and integrate real-time embedded software for solider machine interface, autonomy, and drive-by-wire subsystems needed for U.S. Army ground vehicle autonomous mobility capability.

Essential Job Functions:

Design, develop C++ real-time embedded software in Qt environment, perform vehicle software integration and test

Comply with project plans and cost, schedule, and performance milestones

Work closely with customer and other suppliers to develop strong working relationships

Travel up to 25% to perform vehicle SW integration and test at customer and government site

Upgrade, maintain software once integrated on vehicle

Develop and maintain any software related requirements, design, and testing documentation.

Prepare User Training Manuals

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Must have a BS in Engineering.

Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance.

Extensive knowledge of C++

Extensive knowledge of software development in MS Windows

Experience designing and developing software targeted for large systems

Desired Skills:

Experience developing real-time embedded software applications for Department of Defense (DoD)

Experience using common open source libraries and tools, such as OGRE, Qt, and CMake

Experience with ROS, Gazebo, and/or other robotics software

Experience developing and maintaining open-source software

Experience designing and developing user- and developer-friendly software systems

Experience developing for embedded systems, Windows and/or OSX

Experience with physics-based simulation software

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