Senior Software Engineer (OpenCPI)

MINIMUM/GENERAL EXPERIENCE:


Software Engineer / Developer with hands-on experience of C, C++, Qt, Perl, Linux, Shell Script, and Python will conduct software engineering, design, integration, and testing activities for the Open Component Portability Infrastructure (OpenCPI) Product; an open-source software (OSS) framework for developing and executing component-based applications on heterogeneous embedded systems.
Experience / knowledge with or interest in developing skills in the following areas are preferred:
*Working in an Agile development / DevOps environment.
*Work collaboratively with others to achieve goals.
*A proven ability to prioritize well and communicate clearly.
*Consistent track record of delivery and excellent software engineering skills.
*Effective Technical Writing and Presentation skills.
*Hands-on experience with hardware, networks, and test equipment.
*Experience in the RF domain and/or use of SDRs in designs.
*Motivating, training, and encouraging users to embrace our product.
*Seeing the “big picture”: understanding how the little pieces make the big machine work.

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITY:


The selected candidate will have the following responsibilities:
*Translate customer requirements into software design documents.
*Design, build, enhance, and maintain the OpenCPI Framework’s software baseline.
*Determine root cause(s) for the most complex software issues, and develop practical, efficient, and permanent technical solutions.
*Assist in task planning, estimation, scheduling, and staffing.
*Determine process improvements, best practices, and develop new processes.
*Mentor junior and mid-level engineers to allow for skill/knowledge development through advice, coaching, and training opportunities.
*Provide reports, statistics, demonstrations, briefings, and documentation.
*Other duties as assigned/required by the team lead.

REQUIRED PROFICIENCIES:


The selected candidate should possess a majority of the following:
*Experience with software development using the Agile methodology and Scrum framework in a DevOps environment.
*Experience with development support tools to include repository management and CI/CD frameworks as provided by GitLab.
*Experience with use of Confluence as a collaborative platform supporting/documenting the Agile development processes.
*Software proficiencies: C, C++, Qt, Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS), GNU make, BASH scripting, OOP, GoogleTest, and Python.
*Familiarity with OpenSource software development in general.
*Familiarity with Embedded systems programming.
*Familiarity with Kernel development.
*Experience with GNU radio / Software Defined Radios (SDRs).
*Familiarity with code Repository Mgmt tools such as Rational ClearCase, GitLab, Bitbucket, etc.
*Experience with virtualization environments such as those provided by VMware, KVM, VirtualBox, etc.

PREFERRED PROFICIENCIES:


Experience with the following, are a plus:
*Development experience in a DevSecOps environment.
*Demonstrated experience with Qt Flowgraphs is a notable plus.
*Experience with Docker/Kubernetes and/or Amazon Web Services (AWS).
*Familiarity with the GitLab CI/CD pipeline environment (pipeline configuration/coding).
*Familiarity with automated test tools such as Bamboo, Eggplant, Selenium, Rational Functional Tester, Cucumber, etc.
*Demonstrated experience in applying the principles of test-driven development.
*Familiarity with GNU Radio Companion (GRC).
*Familiarity with GitLab metrics collection is a notable plus.
*Experience with web development, including use of Jinja templates.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:


MS(MA)/PhD in one of the accepted degrees plus 7 yrs. directly related experiences (5 yrs. with PhD degree). At least 3 yrs. progressive responsibility in providing technical leadership. In lieu of a degree: 12 yrs. of directly related experience.

ACCEPTED DEGREES:


Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Sciences, Physics, Mathematics, and Information Technologies and Data Processing.

SECURITY REQUIREMENTS:


Eligible for Top Secret with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).

LOCATION:


San Antonio, Texas (Preferred)
Partial remote work is negotiable.