Senior Software Engineer - Aerostar

COMPANY:  Aerostar Technical Solutions
LOCATION: 

Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104-5931

STATUS:  Exempt
REQ ID:  30950

 

At Raven, we aspire to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. This purpose drives the work and passion of our team members, and it unites our businesses. For over 65 years, we’ve collaborated together, learned together, grown together, and served together. Discover a career with Raven and help us solve the world’s next great challenge.

 

Ever focused on connecting, protecting, and saving lives, Raven Aerostar is dedicated to solving great challenges in Aerospace and Defense. Specializing in stratospheric platforms, radar systems, protective wear, deployment operations, and more, our team provides total solutions that support the customer’s mission or scientific research objectives — continuously innovating at the edge of the space and beyond.  


 

SUMMARY

Raven Aerostar is looking for an experienced embedded software engineer to help create and update our embedded platforms for cutting edge products, in support of our mission to connect, protect, and save lives. Raven Aerostar designs, builds, and operates data-fusion based radar and perception systems, unique, cutting edge high-altitude lighter-than-air vehicles, and fully integrated solutions designed for the aerospace and defense markets

 

Projects will include developing software for our high-altitude platform functions:

  • Long Range Communication systems
  • Automated Platform Operation
  • Lighter-than-air System Health
  • Flight Termination


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Research, write, develop, test, and evaluate software programs.
  • Work with teams to facilitate deployment related to software programs.
  • Determine purpose, application, and feasibility of new or enhancement of existing software.
  • Create and update documentation for designs, and all phases of the project.
  • Work with external customers to troubleshoot and solve problems.
  • Coordinate engineering efforts and provide engineering assistance to internal teams or external customers.
  • Keep abreast of new developments in the fields of engineering design, methods, and applications.
  • May provide or assist with training needs as it relates to new or existing software.
  • May assist with quote or request for quote process.
  • Has broad knowledge and skills in the engineering discipline.
  • Assignments are broad in nature requiring creativity and ingenuity.
  • Responsible for defining technical approaches and tasks related to activities and projects.
  • Performs moderate technical work that requires experience.
  • Capable of defining appropriate approaches and solutions.
  • Able to define critical project criteria to ensure project completion.
  • May act as lead on projects and guide lower level engineers and technicians.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experienced engineer with 5+ years of career experience, with Bachelor's degree. 3+ years experience with Master's degree. PHD entry level. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Furthers knowledge of profession through continued education and/or seeking mentorship.
  • Specific skills, proficiencies, and knowledge in field related to position, as identified by department leadership.
  • Trained in the use of C, C++, and web technologies.
  • Ability to apply design theory and methodology.
  • High level of customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques is preferred.
  • Well-developed problem analysis and problem solving techniques.
  • Proficiency with a computer, including use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Team player who is self-motivated, and has ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.
  • Travel may be necessary, based on position.
  • US Citizenship may be required, based on position.

 

 

BENEFITS TO YOU
Not all benefits are created equal, but we’ve got you covered. Raven not only offers a wide range of benefits that encourage wellness and preventative care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, company-paid life and disability insurance and 401k.   We offer workplace flexibility policies to promote work/life balance in addition to paid time off (PTO) benefit.  Team Members can also take advantage of additional benefit programs such as education assistance, our onsite fitness center or fitness center reimbursement, employee assistance program (EAP) and much more.

 

EEOC STATEMENT
Raven is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

COVID-19 VACCINATION & ITAR REQUIREMENT
We are a manufacturer covered by ITAR 22 CFR 120-130 and all team members must be a United States Person.

As a federal contractor we are required to fulfil requirements of Executive Order 14043 which requires that and Aerostar Technical Solutions’ team members are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by 1/18/22.


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