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Software Engineer I (embedded)

AV - AeroVironment Moorpark, CA
  • Posted: May 01, 2019
  • Full-Time

We are currently seeking a Software Engineer I (embedded) to join our team. Job Duties and Responsibilities Use knowledge and experience to perform development (code and debug), integrate, and test flight-critical and simulator applications. Develop real-time, embedded micro-controller software and firmware for avionics systems.

Support and derive algorithm design from detailed software requirements. Work within a defined software life cycle development process. Design, code, simulate, integrate and validate software.

Present at, participate in design reviews, and code walkthrough. Will work closely with other engineering disciplines. Focused on getting the job done.

Participate in System Integration Lab (SIL) development and integrated system testing with other engineers. Required Qualifications & Background BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering. MS preferred.

0-2 years of experience in C/C++. Real-time / embedded application software a plus. C# experience using Visual Studio a plus.

Familiarity with IDEs and debuggers, such as Keil. Strong mathematical and analytical skills are required. Experience in software lifecycle development and standards a plus.

GNC/auto pilot simulation and design experience a plus. Experience with UAS, drones, or robotics is a plus. Familiarity with configuration management tools and techniques, SVN a plus.

Familiarity with ARM processors a plus. Basic electronics knowledge and use of lab equipment is a plus. Technical knowledge and experience with the following are a plus; serial communications, network communications, TCP/IP, UDP, FTP.

Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills. Strong listening, questioning, clarifying and summarizing skills. Travel may be required.

ITAR Requirement: This position requires the use of information which is subject to compliance with International Traffic Arms Regulations (ITAR). To conform to U.S. Government export regulations/ITAR, applicants must be a U.S.

Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S. (or, green card holder), protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S.

Department of State. Applicants cannot be hired until they are qualified to have such access. Some positions due to contracts will require current U.S.

Citizenship. Benefits: AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit:

We also encourage you to review our company website at to learn more about us. Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.

Who We Are Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years.

Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC. Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty - and succeed. What We Do Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems.

Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition. AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws.

We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.

AV - AeroVironment


Moorpark, CA

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