Threat Weapon HWIL Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Threat Weapon HWIL Engineer to support our Human Resources department. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Threat Weapon HWIL Engineer will support reverse-engineering and testing of foreign infrared seekers. This work includes developing software and hardware solutions to integrate foreign weapons into a Hardware-in-the-Loop environment. The objective of this development is to assess threat capabilities and vulnerabilities against U.S. systems that oppose it.

Tasks will include developing real-time software models to simulate analog and digital missile subsystems, implementing parallelizable algorithms that meet real-time constraints, and troubleshooting hardware test benches. Candidates will work closely with software and hardware reverse-engineering teams to understand missile tracking, guidance, and counter-countermeasure algorithms for creation of accurate models. Following development and integration, performance of custom solutions will be validated against actual threat hardware. Once complete, efforts will continue toward developing countermeasures for the threat system, in order to ensure its defeat in combat.


Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's or higher Science or Engineering Degree from an ABET-accredited university with a 3.5 or higher GPA.

Applicants with 3+ years of related experience will be considered for this position.

Candidate must demonstrate:

  • Education or work experience in software design.
  • Competency using C++/C, MATLAB, and assembly languages.
  • Experience developing software in a Linux environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Candidate must be a resident of or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville, AL, area.

Other Qualifications

The following experience is desirable:

  • Experience developing software models in C++/C.
  • Experience developing Simulink models.
  • Experience with CUDA or similar parallel processing platforms.
  • Experience with Concurrent RedHawk operating system.
  • Experience with FLITES scene generation software.
  • Experience working with general purpose microprocessors and FPGAs in a hands-on environment.
  • Experience in debugging of complex devices or systems using standard digital and analog test equipment.
  • Education or experience with digital signal processing techniques.
  • Education with missiles or radars.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

Effective January 4, 2022, in order to enter Leidos/Dynetics facilities in the US and to attend Leidos/Dynetics business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. All Leidos/Dynetics employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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