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AMPV Software Test Engineer, San Jose CA. 95119

Description:
PDS TECH INC.is seeking  candidate for Software Test Engineer, in San Jose, CA 95119  Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020 elaspe@pdstech.com 
4 month contract with possible extensions. Must be a US Citizen to qualify. 
Description:

The candidate will be responsible for integration and testing of embedded software and hardware components in the lab and in the military vehicles, such as the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV). As an extension to this work, the candidate may be asked to develop and maintain software tools and simulations necessary to support the system, diagnose software/hardware defects, validate software fixes, and determine the root cause of a system failure. The candidate will also work to ensure the technical, system, performance and quality requirements are consistent with established customer and company engineering principles and practices. As project staffing permits, contractors demonstrating exceptional skills and work ethic during their tenure may be offered direct positions.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Schedule, coordinate, and execute hardware & software integration activities as assigned
• Support development of overall AMPV integration strategy and plans
• Design and implement simulations/emulations in Matlab/Simulink and National Instruments VeriStand/LabVIEW to run on an NI PXI controller

• Support low level software integration activities as well as higher level systems integration and build-up of the actual prototype vehicles
• Design and implement tools to support activities across all levels of integration
• Record and verify software/hardware issues into the change management system
• Review system requirements and use cases, performance specifications, and interface design documents
• Support test case design and implementation in National Instruments TestStand 
 
Skills/ Experience/Education Required : 
• Exceptional interpersonal communication (verbal and written)
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Experience with embedded software and hardware development or testing
• Understanding of Software Design, Development, & Testing Principles
• Working knowledge of the Software Life Cycle; System-Level Perspective
• Development experience using C++ and/or Java
• Experience with Linux/Unix Operating System
• Experience with scripting languages (i.e. Bash, Perl, Python)
• Experience with configuration management tools (i.e. Git, SVN , ClearCase, etc)

• 2+ years of working experience with embedded software and hardware development or testing
• Understanding of Software Design, Development, & Testing Principles
• Working knowledge of the Software Life Cycle; System-Level Perspective 
• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.  

Skills/ Experience/Education Preferred: 
Knowledge of vehicle communication busses (Ethernet, CAN, RS-232) and their protocols
• Experience with Ethernet and CANbus troubleshooting
 Experience supporting, implementing, and/or designing high fidelity software simulation models for SIL, HIL, & Real-Time test environments. (Simulink Preferred)
• Systems and Software requirements analysis (including requirement writing, and specification generation)
• Experience generating and writing supporting documents such as test system software requirements, user manuals / tools documentation, and software validation documents 
• 5+ years of working experience with embedded software and hardware development or testing
• Development experience using C++ and/or Java • Experience with Linux/Unix Operating System
• Experience with scripting languages (i.e. Bash, Perl, Python)
• Experience with configuration management tools (i.e. Git, SVN , ClearCase, etc) 
  
 
Job Number: 1810094524
Job Location: San Jose, CA
Duration: 4 months
Input Date: 11/07/2018
Last Updated: 11/14/2018
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Elisabeth Laspe
Address: 1215 FERN RIDGE PKWY STE 231
City, State: ST LOUIS, MO 63141
Phone: 314/628-9143
800 Phone: 800/472-3737
Fax Phone: 314/628-9485
Email: cecjstlouis@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000002qxS2QAI&URLSource=cjhunter

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