Ravenswood Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of SRI International, delivers combat readiness field training to U.S. military personnel and other security forces around the country and around the world. Ravenswood Solutions is looking for a motivated, talented and versatile Embedded Software Engineer to be a member of Ravenswood’s Product Development Engineering team based in Fremont, CA.  The candidate will be required to work with engineers, subject matter experts, contractors, and field engineers. Candidate should be self-motivated and work well independently and in a team environment.

Area of focus for the broader engineering team include wireless communications and data collection/analysis/presentation, precision differential Global Positioning Systems (dGPS), angular measurement, sensor fusion, mobile ad-hoc networking, distributed simulation, advanced data visualization, tracking in GPS-denied environments, augmented reality, enhanced engagement simulation, and data analytics.

Specific responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following):

•    Develop software for a suite of embedded devices over a range of different products with significant variety in their life-cycle maturity
•    Develop entire software architecture, design, implement, and test
•    Rapidly add feature(s) to an existing device
•    Some devices may be OS-less, some will require an RTOS, while some will run embedded Linux; most if not all of these devices interact with other devices as part of a larger system
•    Provide software input to the hardware team
•    On-call diagnostic/troubleshooting support during field exercises

Some travel is required (typically one week every six weeks, anticipate less than 60 days per year). Trips to include technical support and testing of developed products in the operating environment.

Required Qualifications:

•    Minimum 3 years of related experience
•    Expertise developing for microprocessors (MSP430, MSP432, CC3200) and low-level drivers/interfaces
•    Expertise in one or more of the following: C/C++, Python or Bash with ability to discuss frameworks, libraries, and methodologies used in embedded development
•    Practical experience in functional design, development, and integration
•    Experience with implementing wired and wireless interfaces (RS-232, CAN, Ethernet, BlueTooth, WiFi, ZigBee)
•    Application networking concepts (TCP/IP, REST, unicast/multicast/broadcast)
•    Experience working with git, svn, TI CCS, Visual Studio, JIRA, Confluence
•    Experience with Debian-based Linux/Embedded Linux is strongly desired with a familiarity with Windows/OS X/Android/iOS a plus
•    Experience with lab and field testing, and design for manufacturability/testability desired
•    Documentation and technical writing skills desired
•    Familiarity with military training systems, events, formats, and protocol desired

Professional Skills and Characteristics:

•    Strong programming and debugging skills
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Ability to interact effectively with people of varying technical abilities and disciplines
•    Demonstrates flexible team-oriented attitude; adapts to changing requirements
•    Ability to work closely in small teams to create well integrated products in short design cycles with good documentation and reproducible methods
•    Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications

Other Requirements:

•    Employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check
•    A drug screen will be required as part of the hiring process
•    Ability to travel required (typically one week every six weeks, anticipate less than 60 days per year).  Trips to include technical support of field exercises, testing of developed products in operating environment, and new client development/planning on location
•    Due to government requirements for this role and the nature of the work, candidates must be U.S. Citizens with the ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

About Ravenswood Solutions

Ravenswood Solutions, a subsidiary of SRI International, provides government agencies and commercial clients with technology and services for collective training, test and evaluation, and policy analysis exercises. Our field-proven packages include high fidelity instrumentation, realistic training effects, and turnkey support services that are customized for each client.

Ravenswood Solutions leverages more than 20 years of experience in providing technology insertion, training support, and sustainment services. This heritage of world-class technology and dedication to customers has led the company to be the leading provider of mobile instrumented training and performance assessment for military ground troops and other security forces.

Ravenswood Solutions is an equal opportunity employer, which appreciates and welcomes a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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