Principal Software Engineer - Clearance

Company: Altair ( Learn More )

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US-CA-El Segundo
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Job Description

Altair ProductDesign is a global, multi-disciplinary product development consultancy of more than 700 designers, engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Altair Engineering, Inc. (, this cross-functional organization is best known for its leadership in combining human and machine creativity to fuel innovation, automate processes, and develop new methods. Altair ProductDesign firmly advocates a user-centered, team-based design approach, and utilizes proprietary simulation and optimization technologies to help clients bring innovative, profitable products to market faster.

  • The candidate will be involved with full-lifecycle software engineering and development of Specialized Test Equipment (STE) software for various RF systems and sensors
  • This includes planning, requirements development, design, CUT, integration, and testing of application-level and embedded STE software
  • Must have active Secret Security Clearance
  • Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of technical experience in software engineering development
  • Experience with Real-time operating systems such as VxWorks and/or INTEGRITY
  • Experience with low-level embedded device drivers and/or board support packages (BSP)
  • Strong ability to debug software and troubleshoot hardware issues
  • Strong C/C++ experience
  • Experience with one or more scripting languages; such as Python or Perl
  • Experience with NI LabWindows CVI and/or NI TestStand
  • Experience with Matlab
  • Experience with GPIB, VISA, SCPI, 1553, VME, and/or VXI
  • Experience with test equipment such as DMM, network analyzer, signal generator, power supply, power meter, spectrum analyzer, etc.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to operate with limited supervision, with extensive latitude for independent judgment
  • Experience with Software Development Lifecycle methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile
  • Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of RF communication concepts and IQ data processing
  • Ability to read timing diagrams
  • Ability to read schematics
  • Experience with GUI programming
  • Experience with ATEasy.
  • Experience in ClearCase, ClearQuest, DOORS
  • Familiarity with Coverity
  • Experience or desire to lead a small team of 1-4 engineers
  • Required Education:

  • BS/BA in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent degree
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