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Embedded Flight Controls Software Engineer

Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: Stratford
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
Description:This job is aligned with our 21st Century Warfare (21CWFAIA) initiative to help the U.S. and its allies leverage emerging technologies to deter threats to economic prosperity and national security.

Come and experience your future!

Be the best possible you!

At Lockheed Martin, we are passionate about innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and forward-thinking, everything is within our capacity - and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your skills, training, education, and background.

Do you want to be part of an environment that encourages and supports employees to think big, perform with quality and build incredible products? We provide the resources, reassurance, and focus - if you have the resourcefulness and courage to work hard, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Define the future of aviation. Stand at the forefront of technology and innovation. Transform your ideas and dreams into reality. Join Lockheed Martin's Flight Controls and Autonomy team and be part of the greatest transformation in aviation history; unmanned fully autonomous flight.

The Flight Controls and Autonomy team is currently seeking highly motivated technology pioneers with a desire to steer and lead the Autonomy industry. Successful candidates must be willing and able to work on highly complex complicated problems.

Leading to world-changing technological breakthroughs.

Team's technical areas of emphasis include Fly-By-Wire Flight Control Systems, Guidance/Navigation & Control (GNC), Flight Test, Autonomy, Aviation Robotics, Perception, AI, and Motion Planning.

This position is within the Flight Controls and Autonomy Software group located in Stratford, CT. This position requires a software engineer to work as part of a modeling and software development team. The team uses a wide application of modern technical principles, theories, and concepts in the software field to develop, integrate, and test conventional and fly-by-wire flight control system software products for Sikorsky's helicopter platforms.

The candidate will be responsible for the planning, development, integration, and verification of flight control software. The candidate will be responsible for the software efforts as part of an Integrated Product Team (IPT) in the development and maintenance of flight control system software for a variety of platforms. Candidate responsibilities will span the software development lifecycle, including planning, requirements management, detail design and implementation, integration and test, flight test, and adjudicating change requests as the software is updated, tested, and integrated. Integration activities may include a multitude of host systems, such as live aircraft, simulated systems, and laboratory environments that include constructive simulations, physical hardware, and system simulations.

The successful candidate will work with a multi-program and multi-disciplinary team and must be self-motivated with a strong work ethic, time-management, and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate must have demonstrated effective communication skills as the position will require frequent inter-organizational and potential outside customer interactions.

C/C++ programming experience is required. Cross compiler toolchain development experience is required. Working knowledge of different Avionics data buses (ARINC-429, MIL-STD-1553, IEEE 1394, Ethernet and Time-Triggered Ethernet) is required. Experience with DO-178B/C, DO-330, and DO-331 is required. The ability to work at all levels of the software lifecycle is required. Experience with MATLAB, Simulink, Stateflow and Embedded Coder is required. Development and use of Python and PERL scripting tools is required.

In addition to the responsibilities highlighted above we offer extensive benefits that include competitive 401k and insurance. We remain an equal opportunity company.
Basic Qualifications:
--- B.S. in Computer Science, Computer, Software or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent field
--- MS Preferred
--- 5+ Years of Experience Required

--- C/C++ Program Languages
--- Python and PERL Scripting Languages
--- DO-178B/C and Military Standard Equivalents
--- Embedded Software Development Full Lifecycle
--- Cross Compiler Toolchain Development
--- MathWorks MATLAB, Simulink, Stateflow, Embedded Coder
Desired Skills:
--- Ada Program Language
--- Embedded Cybersecurity
--- Cloud Based System Administration
--- GitLab and CVS Configuration Management
--- Software Factory development
--- Model Based Design principles
--- DevOps practices and methodologies

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They're dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
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Keywords: Lockheed Martin, Stratford , Embedded Flight Controls Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Stratford, Connecticut

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