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AeroVironment Software Engineer (Applications) I (NEIC) in Boston, Massachusetts

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Software Engineer (Applications) I (NEIC)

Location Boston, MA

Employment type Regular - Full Time

ID 420

We are currently seeking a Software Engineer (Applications) I to join ourNew England Innovation Center (NEIC) team located in the Greater Boston Area.

Job Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Use knowledge and experience to perform development (code and debug), integrate, and validate flight-critical and simulator applications.

  • Will work closely with engineering teams to achieve the required system performance.

  • Support and derive algorithm design from detailed software requirements.

  • Present at, participate in design reviews, and code walkthrough.

  • Participate in System Integration Lab (SIL) development and integrated system testing with other engineers.

  • Supports flight test operations, some travel may be required.

Required Qualifications and Background : :

  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident (Green Card) required due to ITAR

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering. MS a plus.

  • 2+ years’ experience in Windows or Linux application software development.

  • 2+ years’ experience C/C++. Object Oriented Design experience a must.

  • Ability to meet engineering schedule demands in a dynamic environment requiring strong project and time management skills.

  • 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.

  • GNC/auto pilot simulation and design experience a plus.

  • Experience with UAS, drones, or robotics is a plus.

  • Agile Software Development experience a plus.

  • Familiarity with configuration management tools and techniques, SVN 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.

  • Strong listening, questioning, clarifying and summarizing skills.

  • A willingness to travel, on occasion.

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 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.

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