Embedded Software Engineer


Quantico, VA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


Less than 5 years

Posted 10 days ago

  by    John Mark

This is a direct-client opening for an Embedded Software Engineer located in Quantico, VA. This is full time position. The salary range is $170K/year

Job Description:

The Embedded Software Programmer will provide technical support for commercial and government contracts. The selected individual will work as part of an engineering team on a variety of challenging projects and activities focused largely on low level embedded software development spanning the entire engineering lifecycle from research to maintenance. The embedded software will primarily be run on Xilinx FPGA processors (Microblaze, Zynq, & Zynq+), and consist of hardware command and control interfacing with devices such as Ethernet PHYs. Also required is system messaging (command/status) on a near real-time basis. Host software development, if necessary, will primarily consist of driver & service development in support of the aforementioned Xilinx hardware as well as real-time data processing on both Windows and Linux.

Required Skills and Education

BS or MS in an engineering discipline, computer science, or physics

US Citizenship

Active Top-Secret Security Clearance

3 years real-time embedded software design experience

1-3 years FPGA design experience

Good communication skills

Preferred Skills and Education

Preferred Experience with:

Xilinx Virtex family of FPGAs

Xilinx's development tools: ModelSim, Vivado, and Vivado SDK

Programming with Verilog, System Verilog

Xilinx embedded processors Zynq, Microblaze, and Zynq+

Design/development with PetaLinux embedded OS

Device driver design/development for Windows

Device driver design/development for Linux

Windows OS's

Linux OS's

Knowledge of:

Ethernet protocols

Also needed are good laboratory test and debug skills: The ability to use oscilloscopes, analyzers, and Chipscope for debugging both boards and FPGA designs is a plus. 

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$120K - $170K