CLOSED | uPGRADE | Embedded Systems – Software Engineer

Are you passionate about embedded systems? Do you enjoy finding a simple solution for a complex problem? Would you like to participate in the end-to-end development of intelligent payloads for nano-satellites? Our 2019 Strategic Research Project uPGRADE is looking for a Software Engineer!

Job Description

  • Requirements analysis and definition, analysis and implementation of embedded system designs from concept to deployment in target hardware;
  • Design, analysis, documentation, verification, and test of embedded software for aerospace applications including command and control, data compression and storage, signal processing, and communications;
  • Design, analysis, development and test of real-time embedded software applications;
  • Participate in the identification of parts of algorithms or functions suitable for hardware acceleration, followed by design, analysis, documentation, verification, and test of hardware acceleration IP cores.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in computer sciences, electronics or robotics engineering (or equivalent);
  • Experience in requirements analysis and definition;
  • Experience in developing real-time embedded software applications;
  • C/C++ programming;
  • Experience in developing algorithms for hardware implementation (ex: micro-controllers such as Atmel, PIC and other development platforms);
  • Independent English speaker.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience programming in Matlab;
  • Experience in VHDL, FPGA design tools, simulation tools, clock routing and management, synchronous design and worst-case timing analysis preferred;
  • Familiarity with standard interface protocols such as Ethernet, SpaceWire, RS-422, CAN, SPI and I2C;
  • Experience in electronics test and debugging skills.

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