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Software Engineer (w/ 8 years C++ experience)

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Our end client in Minneapolis, MN is looking for a seasoned C++ developer with 8 years experience for 12 month engagement with the potential for contact-to-hire. Local candidates and US Citizens only!

• Knowledge of fundamental software engineering concepts, practices, and procedures
• Understanding and working knowledge of Software Requirement, Design, Development, & Testing Principles
• Familiarity with C++ compilers, software development support tools and associated environments
• Experience with Software configuration management tools (i.e. Git, SVN, etc.)
• Experience with Software issues tracking software (i.e. JIRA, Bugzilla, etc.)

The candidate will primarily be responsible for integration and test activities in support of software development for a tracked combat vehicle’s embedded software components in both lab and vehicle environments. Candidate would create, plan, and perform a variety of software analysis, design, development, code, documentation, integration, test, and product assurance tasks. Responsibilities would center on integration development activities to support new capabilities as well as the maintenance of existing software. Work would support updates to engineering design models and software to enhance, implement and support project/system functionality for the assigned technical effort. Candidate would also ensure that technical outcomes are consistent with established engineering principles and practices and that customer and company technical, system, performance, and quality requirements are met.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Performs engineering design, development, analysis, experimentation, test and/or product assurance tasks for assigned portions of a project
• Ensures tasks meet cost, quality, schedule, and performance requirements
• Applies engineering design and/or analytical theory, principles, techniques, and practices to a technical project
• Develops and writes technical documentation, revises existing documentation, and provides input to technical papers or presentations
• Performs technical analysis, testing, calculations, and evaluation of results using specialized equipment and/or by computer programs
• Analyzes and interprets design specifications, drawings, documentation, models, and/or test results to ensure technical designs comply with applicable engineering standards, military specifications and product requirements
• Develops and maintains effective relationships with customers to solve technical problems and implement solutions
• Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety policies and rules

• Strong coding skills in C++ • Use of UML modeling tools such as Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is a plus • Competent with scripting languages (i.e. Bash, Perl, Python) • Use of QT for GUI Development

• Development experience using C++ • Experience with Linux and/or other embedded operating systems • Experience with low level Analog/Digital IO • Familiarity with vehicle / computing communication bus technology (Gigabit Ethernet, RS-232, CAN) and their protocols • Troubleshooting experience involving Ethernet and CANbus • Familiarity with embedded systems • GUI Development • Familiarity with OpenSplice or DDS • Familiarity with military embedded systems software development • Familiarity with commercial design standards

B.S. degree in a Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or relevant technical discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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