Software Engineer in Sterling Heights, MI at DCS

Date Posted: 11/11/2021

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Job Description

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. As a federal contractor, DCS is required to comply with Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Effective January 18, 2022, DCS will require all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. 

This is an opportunity to join a fast‐paced program with DCScorp’s U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command ‐ Ground Vehicle Systems Center engineering group located in Warren, MI.  As an experienced Software Engineer, you will work alongside our U.S. Army customer, applying your extensive skills and experience in providing technical engineering services to support the development of software requirements, architecture, design, code and test for the Vehicle Electronics Architecture team in the development of the Next‐Generation Combat Vehicles.

Essential Job Functions:

This work will include the development of modular software, integration frameworks, design, development, test of operational software products. It will involve the coordination and integration of other software activities and products from other supplying entities.

Software Development with C++ following standard software processes – organizational and industry.

Excellent communication skills are required to interface with systems and software development engineers as well as our government customer.

Providing guidance in creating new system/software architectures and supporting the design and development of software necessary to meet the expectations.

Integrate and Test Software from internal and external software development teams.

Required Skills:

Support onsite Labaratory development and integration of application software, with some opportunities for remote telework. (60% onsite).

Experience developing embedded software for automotive, military, or industrial equipment in a Linux OS with C++.

Proficient C++ developer.

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. citizenship is required.

Bachelor's degree in Engineering (CS, CE, EE, Math) and at least 5 years of experience, preference given to candidates with advanced degrees in the same field.

Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government security clearance.

Proven Skills in software communication protocols, including Ethernet (UDP/TCP), CAN, and steaming video.

Ability to troubleshoot and debug issues and to help junior developers work through theirs.

Desired Skills:

Strong UI development experience using Qt or similar in a Linux environment.

Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent and 2-15 years of experience.

Ability to write scripts in Linux.

Proficient Linux experience, including build tool chains, interfacing with 3rd party software, system utilities, system maintenance, etc.

Experience developing Software following formal industry accepted processes & guidelines.

Ability to troubleshoot and debug issues using GDB, hardware debugger.

Experience with software development and test pipelines (CI/CD), and experience with development tools such as Atlassian, bitbucket, etc.