We are pioneers. We were the first tobreak the sound barrier and to design the first functional jetpack. We wereaboard NASA s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems tomarket. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility. At Bell, weare proud to work for an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creatingnovel and coveted vertical lift experiences.
This position is offered at either Bell s maincampus in Fort Worth, Texas or the Shelton, Connecticut office. Relocation to the Dallas/Fort Worth area is available. For those in theCT area, Bell s Shelton office allows candidates to work remotely on the samediverse range of exciting programs without having to relocate. Travel tothe main campus in Fort Worth for coordination meetings, testing, and otheron-site activities can be expected. For either location, travel tovarious suppliers may be expected depending on the assignment.
The Autonomous Systems Embedded Software Engineerwill be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
Defining, selecting, integrating and processing sensor packages to facilitate reliable and redundant autonomous performance of complex aircraft missions and sub-system functions.
Collection, processing, and fusion of integrated sensor data to enable Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) mission performance in complex environments including; GPS denied, contested, degraded comms, commercial airspace and degraded visual environment.
Developing robust real-time algorithms for onboard system application
Contributing to the overall architecture and design of the autonomous software and integrating sensors and components into the overall system through clearly defined interfaces and middleware
Contributing to the overall software quality by applying best-practice software engineering methods, including code-reviews, design guidelines, refactoring, unit and regression testing
Testing individual software modules as well as the entire system through pre-recorded sequences, simulations, and directly in the autonomous vehicle
Collaborating with other teams and transferring knowledge gained on advanced technology
Interact with internal and external personnel on technical matters requiring coordination between organizations.
Guiding the successful resolution of engineering problems (serves as a consulting resource of engineering knowledge and applies the latest technological advancements to the problem).
Documenting findings, communicating results to engineering staff, making technical presentations, and may represent the organization as the prime technical contact on small identifiable projects.
Providing direction to design or technical staff and may lead a team of moderately experienced professional staff.
Acting as spokesperson and representing the technical capabilities of the group.
Bachelor s Degree is required. Major in Computer Engineering,Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science is preferred.Bachelor s Degree in Physics, Aerospace, or Mechanical Engineering will beconsidered.
Master s Degree in the Engineering disciplines mentioned above ispreferred.
9+ years of experience in the aerospace industry, particularlyrotorcraft, is beneficial. Other industry experience will beconsidered.
Ability to understand, develop and implement complex algorithmsand software projects.
Excellent skills in scripting/programming: Python, C/C++.
Experience with Linux operating systems and shell.
Works well independently.
Excellent theoretical background in machine learning and datamining.
Good knowledge in different sensor measuring principles: camera,stereo camera, FLIR, LiDAR, Radar, telemetry, datalinks, RF.
Knowledge of Kalman Filters, GPS, and IMUs.
Experience with or aptitude to learn currently fielded data links,to include: Link-16, MADL, SADL, CDL, TCDL.
Experience with or aptitude to learn Phased Array and directionalAntenna interface and integration.
Our most cherished core value is to Lift Each Other up, creating adiverse and inclusive environment. As a member of our global workforce, youwill collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where differences inexperiences, backgrounds, and ideas combined with a strong passion for ourproducts take us above and beyond flight.
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