Systems Software Engineer

Job Summary

  • Software definition, design, implementation and maintenance on a variety of software projects
  • Software projects include in-flight real-time systems, hardware integration, user applications and ground database systems
  • Documentation skills including user guide source materials, technical documents and proposals
  • Help with high-level system and software requirements definition
  • Products center around aircraft Health Usage and Monitoring Systems (HUMS), mainly for helicopters
  • HUMS concentrates rotor/propeller balancing and vibration management
  • Basic knowledge of helicopter operation and systems is very helpful
  • Basic knowledge of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) is desirable
  • Some travel necessary, possibly to foreign counties, to perform job requirements

Job Number: DSI-008-000222-04

Job: Systems Software Engineer

Primary Location: CA-Ontario

Basic Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or related software field preferred
  • Knowledge of “C” programming language is required. Knowledge Visual Basic is strongly recommended
  • Real-time (RT) systems use “C” and an embedded RTOS (pSOS). Some RT experience is required
  • Ground systems mainly use Visual Basic and relational databases. Some database skills (SQL, ODBC, Microsoft Access) are required
  • Software integration and testing will be an integral part of development process
  • Some knowledge of hardware interfaces is required: data acquisition, sensors and communication
  • Some mathematical proficiency is required: basic algebra and trigonometry. Signal processing (FFTs, filters, sampling) and statistical analysis is highly desired
  • Some knowledge or experience with software configuration management tools and practices (e.g. SVN, Clear Case)
  • Experience with vehicle health management or HUMS development is desirable
  • Systems engineering, development, integration, verification and validation to military and civil aviation certification standards
  • Rotorcraft and/or avionics systems knowledge desirable, e.g. military and commercial data buses
  • Minimum of 5 years software development experience, 10 years preferred
  • Ability and desire to learn and develop intimate knowledge of health monitoring products
  • Ability to comply with all established methods, quality standards, and time schedules applicable to this position
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, etc.)

Additional Helpful Qualifications

  • Experience in vibration analysis or software engineering efforts directed towards aircraft maintenance of mechanical structures and assemblies
  • Use of data analysis techniques to predict failure; Interpreting real time data to determine vehicle health
  • Experience with Helicopter Operation Monitoring Program (HOMP/FDM/FOQA) is a plus
  • Specific product lines include most current and legacy vibration balancers/ spectrum analyzers/ HUMS (Chadwick-Helmuth, G.E. RADS-AT, IAC, Honeywell, Goodrich). Knowledge of any of these is a big plus
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both internal to company and externally
  • Leadership potential with a consensus builder/team player mentality

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Scheduling and program management skills
  • Ability to adapt to multiple projects and timelines
  • Problem solving ability within software programs and with hardware/software interfaces
  • Self starter with ability to perform work without constant monitoring
  • Some direct interface to customers and end-users will be required
  • Ability to research and develop or improve existing algorithms and processes

Education Level

Bachelors in Computer Science/Engineering
Diagnostics Solutions International, LLC is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.

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