Real-Time Software Engineer - 36386 in WPAFB, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/13/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Alion Science and Technology is seeking a Software Engineer with a background in Real-Time programming. This individual will be responsible for the development of real-time hardware-in-the-loop (HITL) simulations. The simulations use multiple physical nodes to create a complex Electronic Warfare (EW) environment for actual aircraft hardware. Candidates should have solid experience developing Real-time software in C and C++.


•             Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or like discipline.

•             8-10+ years' experience in related field

•             Ability to work with a team or alone as the projects dictate

•             Good analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills

•             Good verbal communication skills


•             Working knowledge of real-time programming and, interfacing with data acquisition hardware/instrumentation and RF test equipment

•             Experience with C, C++, Qt, MATLAB/Simulink, Python, LabVIEW, and one or more Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS)

•             Experience with radar or electronic warfare strongly desired 


•             Experience with modeling and simulation of radar or electronic warfare systems

•             Knowledge of HARD real-time software or operating environments

•             Hardware in the Loop (HITL) experience strongly desired

•             Experience with GUI Design

Candidates will be required to obtain a minimum of a SECRET clearance and access commensurate to their involvement with the USG. Candidates will be subject to investigation as required by the NISPOM, ICD 704 processes, DoD Manual 5205.07, Volume 2, and any additional Government Policy or Directives as determined by the Cognizant Security Agency. Candidates may be subject to a polygraph and enhanced security review.

Keywords: Real-time, Programming, Hardware in the loop, HIL, HWIL, C++, C, Matlab Simulink, Electronic Warfare (EW) and radar

Security Clearance: Secret

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