Senior Flight Controls Software Engineer

San Jose, CA

Posted: 02/06/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Aerospace Job Number: 5740 Pay Rate: 70

Job Description

At Saige Partners, your career trajectory is our priority. We pave the way for your growth and success. For more information on this exciting role, get in touch with Brett Campbell at, or book a meeting to delve deeper into this opportunity.

Open Position: Senior Flight Controls Software Engineer (Contract to Hire)

Opportunity Snapshot: We are on the hunt for a seasoned Embedded Software Engineer to augment our client's team. This pivotal role involves crafting and refining safety-critical software within a fault-tolerant flight control system.

Your Mission:

  • Engineer robust safety-critical software for advanced flight control systems.
  • Engage in comprehensive project management, including planning, design, scheduling, and monitoring progress.
  • Break down complex system requirements into actionable software tasks, aligning with DO-178C standards.
  • Collaborate with a diverse team to fuse intricate hardware with software elements for flight control systems.
  • Innovate software planning, processes, and guidelines for optimal safety and efficiency.
  • Drive software design and development, balancing performance, risk, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Conduct thorough software analysis, ensuring rigorous requirements-based testing and structural coverage.

What You Bring to the Team:

  • 5+ years of experience in flight control software or similar domains.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a relevant field.
  • Mastery of C/C++ programming languages.
  • Skillful use of MATLAB/Simulink and proficiency in scripting languages like Bash and Python.
  • Experience in adhering to stringent safety standards such as DO-178C or ISO 26262 to high criticality levels.
  • A solid grasp of communication protocols and standards.
  • Practical knowledge of debugging tools and lab instruments.
  • Expertise in Model Based Software development and certification (DO-331).

Advantageous Attributes:

  • Experience with VHDL and/or Verilog.
  • Proficiency in UML or SysML modeling tools.
  • Knowledge of RTOS and multi-threading.
  • Linux system experience.
  • Familiarity with DO-254 and tool qualification (DO-330).

Join the forward-thinking team at Saige Partners, where we believe in nurturing talent to build fulfilling and enduring careers, not just jobs. We recognize our employees as the heartbeat of a vibrant company culture, offering a benefits package and weekly payment solutions to ensure their well-being. Explore this role further or view additional career opportunities at Saige Partners Careers.

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