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WGS Systems, LLC, is looking for a dynamic and self-motivated Software Engineer with a background in
reconnaissance and surveillance sensor systems on airborne, ground and mobile platforms for United
States government and international customers.

This position is primarily responsible for researching, designing, and developing computer software
systems, in conjunction with hardware product development by performing the following duties
personally or through subordinates.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • System software requirements definition, coordination and compliance, including functional,
    interface, and communications specifications
  • Development of device drivers and board support packages for custom processing hardware
  • Board bring-up and testing on first time custom processing hardware
  • Design and develop flexible and powerful APIs to support higher level software system
    integration
  • Perform system modeling of throughput, processor load, and memory utilization
  • Software development in C/C++ with strong understanding in object-oriented programming
  • Create, configure, and maintain embedded Linux systems using both prebuilt Linux distributions
    (Ubuntu, Arch) and custom built and configured OS (Yocto, OpenWRT)
  • Have experience with Realtime Operating Systems (RTOS) such as TI-RTOS, FreeRTOS, or others.
  • Develop test plans and system compliance and acceptance programs for all developed software
    programs and systems.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BSCS or equivalent degree with at least 4 years of applicable experience or MS engineering
    degree with 3 years of applicable embedded software development experience.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and drive the system design from concept to
    deployment.
  • Experience in project task planning and possess effective communication, report writing, and
    presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering and best practices for the full software
    development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management,
    build processes, testing, and operations
  • Embedded architecture and design patterns
  • Experience in object-oriented design and program.
  • Experience in development of embedded software using Linux, MS Windows, VX Works, or
    equivalent operating systems.
  • Basic system administration of computers and computer networks.
  • Candidate must be a United States citizen and will be required to obtain and maintain a
    government security clearance.

Ideal Requirements:

  • Significant experience configuring Linux build systems such as Yocto, QSDK, or OpenWRT.
  • Experience with embedded real-time operating systems such as FreeRTOS, TI-RTOS (SYS/BIOS).
  • Some experience with web application frameworks and javascript / TypeScript.
  • Understanding of C/C++ memory management and POSIX standards

Work Environment:

  • Remote work is permitted although some work could be in aircraft hangars and on-board
    aircraft.
  • Testing may require the candidate to fly on government owned and operated aircraft
  • A majority of the work will be performed in Frederick, Maryland, with work in other locations in the greater Baltimore, Maryland/Washington, D.C. as required
  • Occasional travel will be required

Contact Information:

WGS Systems, LLC
7350 Executive Way, Suite A
Frederick, MD 21704

Send resumes to: company@wgssystems.com and Kirk.griffin@wgssystems.com

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