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Avionics Software Engineer - V-280

Company: Textron
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and to design the first functional jetpack. We were aboard NASA's first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility. At Bell, we are proud to work for an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.

Bell is seeking a self-motivated Avionics Software Engineer to join Bell's Advanced Vertical Lift Systems team and support the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) V-280 Valor program. This position will be part of a diverse team of engineers capable of executing in a fast-paced environment.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Development of software requirements, architectures, interface control documents, performance specifications, test plans/procedures, and data models.

  • Development of software related test requirements to drive systems integration lab and flight test aircraft instrumentation design.

  • Development of avionics related software to support various air vehicle systems and flight controls related functionality.

  • Assisting avionics system suppliers in the software development, integration and testing of displays, flight instruments, communication and navigation systems, sensor and sighting systems, and vehicle management systems.

  • Assisting in the creation of system models to include complete traceability from customer requirements to sub-system level avionics software design elements.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering required.

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, preferred.

Position Requirements:

  • All levels of experience will be considered with a minimum of 4 years of experience supporting all phases of avionics software development from initial proposal development through successful design, qualification, integration testing, flight test, and production.

  • Experience with current industry software languages and practices (C/C /C#, Python, etc).

  • Experience with System Engineering (SE) and Configuration Management (CM) processes.

  • Experience using test equipment for software design and verification (e.g. network analyzers, data loggers).

  • Familiarity with standards RTCA DO-160, MIL-STD-810, RTCA DO-178, RTCA DO-254, SAE ARP4754A, SAE ARP4761, 14 CFR Part 27 and Part 29 for commercial and military qualification and certification of aircraft systems.

  • Ability to collaborate between engineering teams, suppliers and customers.

  • Ability to conduct trade studies.

  • Demonstrated engineering intuition, critical thinking, ability to work within ambiguity.

  • Strong oral and written skills.

  • Able to get obtain security clearance

  • Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with System Safety Assessments and Failure Hazard Analysis.

  • Experience with Software Qualification to Commercial and/or DoD standards.

  • Experience with Software Integration and Validation/Verification testing of multiple systems operating together in a systems integration/simulation lab, including aircraft/system qualification and certification.

  • Experience with software integration on DO-254 compliant complex electronic hardware.

  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and Cameo System Modeler tool/SySML modeling language.

  • Experience with Flight Control based Supervised and Unsupervised Autonomy software development and implementation.

  • Experience with Flight Test Simulators and Avionics Training devices.

Familiarity with Open Systems Architecture and Protocols (FACE, MOSA).

  • Experience in Military platform Software avionics integration.

  • Experience with data bus protocols such as ARINC 429, MIL-STD-1553, RS-232/422/ 485), Gigabit Ethernet, TCP/IP, UDP protocols.

Keywords: Textron, Fort Worth , Avionics Software Engineer - V-280, Other , Fort Worth, Texas

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