• Flight Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Dulles
    Clearance Required Top Secret
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Full Time
  • Overview

    The PTR Group – wholly owned subsidiary of the Fulcrum is seeking a Flight Software Engineer to join our team supporting Northrop Grumman Innovations Systems, Inc. formerly known as Orbital ATK developing cutting edge space technology solutions.


    A software/computer/electrical engineer, motivated to learn and excel in an embedded software development environment, is needed for immediate support of various space related programs. The ideal candidate will have expertise in


    • C/C++ programming
    • Hands on experience with real-time operating systems (typically VxWorks)
    • Candidates must be knowledgeable of embedded SW development, integration & test of aerospace avionics systems
    • Excellent reading and writing skills are required as the candidate will be involved in the entire software development lifecycle and will interact frequently with other engineering technical experts or possibly the customer
    • Candidates will participate in software requirements analysis and specification, test planning from unit to system level, planning and performing software qualification tests and writing test reports as a member of a team developing software for both existing and in-development spacecraft programs
    • An understanding of waterfall, spiral and Agile software development processes and continuous integration using Jenkins is valuable and the ability to use open source tools to perform software rapid prototyping is also desirable
    • In addition to developing software, candidates should be familiar with basic electrical engineering practices as they apply to integration and debugging of systems in a laboratory setting


    Minimum Requirements: 

    • Minimum 3 years experience
    • Demonstration of Related experience in skills listed is required



    • BS or advanced degree in computer science, engineering or physics required

    Clearance Requirements: 


    • The ideal candidate with hold a TS clearance, with TS/SCI preferred

    Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that may need to be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

    EOE- Fulcrum is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability
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