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C++ Software Engineer

Company: Actalent
Location: Greenbelt
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Description:The engineer will provide software development support for a Robotic system to develop next generation robotic capabilities for a NASA program. The robot subsystem is responsible for operating multiple robotic arms with precision for a spaceflight program. Focus on embedded systems, control systems (closed loop electrical controls), GUI technology and FPGA technology as major areas of desired skillsJob duties include:SW Programming and development in C++ on a primarily Linux platform. Both new SW development and SW code revision. Manage test scripts and related documents using GIT repository concepts. Develop and run automated test scripts written in a GSFC develop scripting language (STOL) used for testing flight hardware. Support post test data reduction and analysis. Develop an in-depth understanding of the controls system design and requirements.Contribute to the electrical, test, and integration of hardware.Work with testing and validating existing designs, but understand hardware and design processes to execute redesigns if necessary.Follow all project requirements for documentation configuration management and software version control.Incorporate engineering change notices and feedback into the iterative processes for design changes.Skills:C++, Linux, Python, Object oriented, Software development, Object-oriented programming, Embedded linux, OROCOS, agile, spacewire, Ethercat, robotics, robotics automation, robotics engineering, ros, API, multithreading, FPGA, GUITop Skills Details:C++, Linux, Python, Object oriented, Software development, Object-oriented programmingAdditional Skills & Qualifications:BS or higher in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics, or Computer3-5+ years of directly applicable experience Experience with standard best practice software development lifecycle Excellent programming knowledge of object-oriented programming.Excellent programming knowledge of object oriented programming in C++.Experience with product version control and release management.Experience in all phases of the software development lifecycle - gathering requirements, design, implementation, testing, debugging, and deployment to the end user.Ability to assess new APIs and tools for software development.Desired:Working understanding of the Agile software development lifecycle.Hands-on experience with robotic software development in C++.Experience with kinematics, motion control, and motion planning.Experience with Open Robot Control Software (Orocos).Experience designing and debugging multi-threaded software systems.Familiarity with communication protocols and their implementation (e.g. TCP, UDP, serial, EtherCAT, SpaceWire).Experience with embedded software systems and real time operating systems (RTOS).Experience designing and developing user interfaces.Experience working with C++ libraries: Boost, Qt.Experience with FPGAsExperience with GUI development About Actalent: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Baltimore , C++ Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Greenbelt, Maryland

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