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Software Engineer, Principal

Date: Jan 7, 2022

Location: Waltham, Massachusetts, US

Company: QinetiQ

Who Are We?

We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms, ground, soldier, and maritime systems in 50+ locations world-wide. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in the fields of sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

QinetiQ Inc.’s dedicated experts in defense, aerospace, security, and related fields all work together to explore new ways of protecting the American Warfighter, Security Forces, and Allies. Being a part of QinetiQ Inc. means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. 

Why Join QinetiQ Inc.?

If you have the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges, then you will experience a unique working environment where innovative teams blend different perspectives, disciplines, and technologies to discover new ways of solving complex problems.  In our diverse and inclusive environment, you can be authentic, feel valued, be respected, and realize your full potential. QinetiQ Inc. will support you with workplace flexibility, a commitment to the health and well-being of you and your family and provide opportunities to work with a purpose. We are committed to supporting your success in both your professional and personal lives.
 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Work in a fast-paced environment, on a leading engineering team to field the next generation robotic systems for the U.S. Military
  • Large-scale problem solving and the advanced implementation of Robot protocols
  • Design new software subsystems for robot platforms as well as control applications for their related control stations
  • Tasks also include designing/developing controls/interfaces to robot payloads including pan/tilt cameras, manipulators, and environmental sensors
  • Conduct software requirements reviews, preliminary and critical design reviews, and software acceptance reviews
  • Mentor junior engineers
  •  Participate in field data collection and experimentation, analysis, and reporting

 

Required Qualifications

 

  • B.S. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering plus at least 8 years’ experience or an MS in Robotics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Equivalent plus at least 6 years’ experience
  • Experience developing C++ applications in a Linux environment
  • Strong knowledge and experience with the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail and quality
  • Flexible, self-started, desire to solve any problem

 

Desired Qualifications

 

  • Experience working with ROS
  • Experience developing embedded C/C++ applications for microcontrollers
  • Experience with bus protocols such as CAN, SPI, RS232, and I2C
  • Working knowledge of C# 5.0 / .NET 4.5 or higher
  • UI development
  • Multi-threaded Application development
  • Experience working with Distributed Architectures

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Accessibility/Accommodation:

If because of a medical condition or disability you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to staffing@us.QinetiQ.com or call (540) 658-2720 Opt. 4 and let us know the nature of your request and contact information.

QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All Qualified Applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.