Embedded Engineer
Digital Signal Corporation (DSC) - Chantilly, VA

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Job Description:
The role of the Embedded Software Engineer is design, develop, and test embedded software systems which control and process data from real-time electro-optical systems. Works under minimal supervision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop test procedures and software to test existing system components
· Develop and implement systems/software test plans for new and existing products
· Troubleshoot hardware/software failures of existing systems and determine probable causes
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors in Computer Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering
· Bachelors in Computer Science acceptable if applicant has significant real-world test experience and hardware background
· At least 5 years experience in system/software testing real-world systems
· Proficiency in C/C++; also, TCP/IP
· Must understand both hardware and software and how they fit together. Must possess sufficient hardware/software skills to perform testing and determine source of problems independently
· Knowledge of Linux and Windows development
· Organizational and testing/debug skills are top priorities
· Experience with one or more of the following:
o Signal or image processing and pipelining
o Optimizing software for latency, throughput, critical timing; I/O bound and memory bound considerations
o Linux kernel-mode drivers
o Multithreading
o Real-time systems
· Very good oral and written communication skills
· A high level of attention to detail
Desired Qualifications:
10 years experience in embedded real-time systems development and product development
· Experience with one or more of the following
o Control systems experience
o Image/feature tracking and detection
o Python
o GPU/CUDA development experience
o Machine vision
· Master’s Degree in CS or EE, with coursework in algorithms, signal processing, or control theory
Physical Requirements: *
  • Ability to frequently sit, and reach within hands and arms length. *
  • Regularly required to use office equipment such as PC, printer, telephone, etc. *
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and use of computer monitor screens a great deal of time.

Work Environment: *
  • Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office with daily interaction in the production/manufacturing/lab areas. *
  • The noise level in this environment ranges from low to moderate

Digital Signal Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a friendly, business environment with a competitive salary and benefits package. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of background and reference checks.