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Associate Software Engineer - Core Program Software

Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Mid-Level

Employees at L3 Communication Systems-West create solutions that save lives. Join our team and serve those who serve us.

Who is L3 Communication Systems-West (L3 CSW)?

With over 3400 employees, we are one of Utah’s top employers. Our smart devices send mission-critical data into armed conflicts to help our troops stay safe by staying in touch with key information. We’ve taken large communications systems—ground based, mobile, satellite, surveillance and reconnaissance—and developed new ways to make them smaller and more capable.

Why should you work at L3 CSW?

Not only can you make life-saving differences for our troops, but at L3 CSW, you can have a flexible work schedule, buy up to 80 hours of additional vacation, access our on-site health clinic, work out in our on-site fitness center, eat in our on-site cafes with healthy food discounts, ride our shuttles or bicycles around our campus, take advantage of our tuition reimbursement, access L3 Perks, and so much more!

Who works at L3 CSW?

We are committed to diversity in every aspect of our business. Our inclusive culture welcomes all employees and values their unique contributions to our success. For L3 CSW, diversity enhances our business.

Are you ready to be L3 CSW?

Join us as we keep our nation and troops safe by providing life-saving solutions for use on sea, land, air, and space.

Associate Software Engineer

We are currently seeking Associate Software Engineers for software design, proposal support, systems architecture, and proof of concept development work. This position requires an individual to support both new and existing software designs.

An engineer in this position will be expected to be:

  • Responsible team member
  • Software developer
  • Work with interdisciplinary groups of engineers
  • Qualify for a USA DOD security clearance
  • Travel intermittently with projects if needed

Strong candidates will have a background in:

  • BS/BA degree in CS/CE/EE required. Some software engineering experience preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge of standard operating systems such as: Linux and Windows (as well as specialized OS such as VxWorks, GreenHills Integrity, MQX, etc…)
  • Strong understanding of embedded software
  • Candidate can learn quickly and is excited by discovery and innovation
  • Demonstrated ability to work in groups of various sizes
  • Software development experience in C/C++, and an understanding modern object-oriented development patterns
  • Familiar with various source control repositories
  • Ability to lead software architecture discussions and articulate why a software design is good or bad
  • Understanding of signal processing technology and software-defined radios (e.g., proprietary or GNU Radio)
  • Understanding of networking technology (e.g., routing, switching, QoS, OSI model, MANET)
  • Working knowledge of RF propagation, signal processing, control systems, digital video/audio, networking, TCP/IP/UDP, RS-485, RS-232, I2C, low-level driver development and/or 1553 protocols, wireless communications and reading hardware schematics.
  • Good understanding of hardware – ability to contribute to system architecture discussions

Experience in lieu of a degree will be considered.

This position may be filled at a higher grade based on the successful applicant's skills, education and experience.

Due to the nature of our work qualified candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance-abuse testing and background checks.

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