Sr. Research Analyst - Sr. Research Engineer - Embedded Software in Austin, TX

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)   •  

Austin, TX 78701

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit


8 - 10 years

Posted 36 days ago

Job Summary:

Design and develop high-reliability embedded systems software for a variety of spacecraft control avionics, ADCS systems, and power control subsystems. Perform all phases of the system lifecycle including applied research, requirements generation, design, implementation, testing, integration, installation, and documentation. Interact and interface with clients including developing technical presentations. Field support may require travel to customer facilities.


Requires a BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science or related field with at least 7 years of experience. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Direct experience designing software for high reliability embedded systems is required. Must be an embedded systems designer/developer with strong software skills and networking/socket programming. An interest and/or experience in working with hardware a plus. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Must be able to work independently and in project team environments. Must have strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Must have an aptitude for continuous learning and leadership potential. Must be proficient in C/C++ and LabView. Familiarity with VxWorks, Linux, or RTEMS OS for embedded systems is a plus. Direct space flight design experience a plus. A valid/clear driver's license is required.

Special Considerations:

Work assignment is in Austin, Texas. 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.

Valid Through: 2019-11-8