Jacobs Embedded Software Engineer in Houston, Texas
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Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a passionate and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you!
We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States.
We have an exciting opportunity for an Embedded Software Engineer to join our team with the Engineering Division.
The Software Engineer will:
Develop a Common Avionics Enabler (CAE) to provide an interface for collecting data for engineering analysis and troubleshooting of Spacesuit problems experienced during on-orbit Extra-Vehicular Activity (EVA) on the International Space Station (ISS)
Decompose system requirements into software requirements
Develop C/C++ software to provide the required functionality
Perform software testing and verification
Develop software documentation
Participate as software Subject Matter Expert in CAE project meetings.
Perform other duties as assigned
Here’s What You’ll Need:
This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.
Requires a bachelor's degree in Engineering and a minimum of 2- 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area
Strong C/C++ programming skills and experience within the last 2 years
Proficiency in C/C++ programming language
Experience with Linux Kernel and Linux device drivers
Experience with Linux based embedded Real-time Operating System (RTOS)
Experienced/Familiar with TCP/IP network topology and configuration
Familiar with Integrated Development Environments (IDE) Eclipse
Familiar with common bus protocols (RS-422 and RS-232)
BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. and zero (0) years of direct engineering experience.
Familiar with 1553 MIL-STD Bus Protocol
Experience with SoC (System on Chip)
Experience with ZYNQ-XILINX Software Development Kit (SDK)
Familiar with ZYNQ 7020 ARM Cortex A9 processor
Familiar with Xilinx field-programmable gate array (FPGA)
Why Join Our Team?
Click on the below links to view just a small sample of all that we do! Come join our team and be part of our future. We look forward to seeing you!
See What We Do (https://app.frame.io/presentations/225c1d41-60d8-58cc-bf8c-fd204fb246d9)
Jacobs Aerospace Solutions Overview
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In addition to exciting career opportunities, we also have:
Excellent personal and professional career growth
9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)
Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)
Much, much more!
For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), please visit www.wehavespaceforyou.com
Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.
Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.
Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of time).
Equipment and Machines
Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).
Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements.
Other Essential Functions
Professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .