Junior Simulation Engineer
5 months ago(5/13/2019 1:58 PM)
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The Simulation group is responsible for designing, developing, validating, and maintaining dynamic simulations and infrastructure for rapid assessment, integration, and test of complex systems. Simulation applications range from high-level behavioral simulations to visualize and evaluate system concepts to high-fidelity real-time simulations and Hardware-in-the-Loop infrastructure to support development, integration, test, and sustainment of systems and software.
The Simulation group is seeking a Simulation Engineer with skills applicable to developing hardware-in-the-loop systems. An understanding of software development, simulation, dynamics, control theory, and hardware interfaces is required. A working knowledge of MATLAB/Simulink or other simulation tools, C/C++ software development in Unix/Linux and Windows environments, Linux kernel development, and kernel drivers is also desired. Familiarity with interface specifications for SPI, I2C, MIL-STD-1553, RS-232, RS-422, and Ethernet is preferred. Understanding of synchronization protocols such as PTP is also desired.
The individual must have a strong interest in developing hardware-in-the-loop systems, be a highly motivated, self-starter with willingness to learn and participate in an exciting team environment. Excellent technical written and oral communication skills are required.
BS or MS in Computer Science or one of the following engineering disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical, or Aerospace.
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