L3 Technologies Embedded Software Engineer in Burlington, Massachusetts

Embedded Software Engineer


L3 Advanced Programs is seeking a Senior Embedded Software Engineer in our Burlington, MA facility for diverse duties related to radar system development. The individual will have a strong background in airborne radar fundamentals, including target detection, tracking and signal processing, steered arrays, as well as system level testing. Knowledge and experience with communications systems is desirable. L3 Advanced Programs offers a unique opportunity to work alongside a highly diverse team of engineers with decades of experience in turnkey embedded signal processing system designs

The successful candidate will design, develop and analyze complicated and difficult software programs in a real-time embedded system environment. Perform systems modeling, simulation, and analysis. Responsible for development of system software infrastructure for use across a wide variety of signal processing applications. Manages development resources for real-time embedded and Linux development platforms. Collaborate with firmware and hardware design engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems and on resolving incompatibilities. Provides inputs for documentation of new or existing projects.



  • Minimum of ten years’ experience developing software in a real-time embedded system environment

  • Working knowledge of Wind River’s VxWorks operating system

  • Experience with Ethernet and IP protocols.

  • General knowledge of data communication concepts.

  • Experience with and sound understanding of complex software architectures

  • Ability to work with others to define requirements for operating system augmentation, configuration database management, and user interface software for use on multiple end user platforms.

  • Ability to effectively communicate technical information both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to estimate development schedules based on requirements analysis.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance is required

Required Skills:

  • Real-time embedded system software development

  • Radar signal processing algorithm software development

  • Target detection, tracking and signal processing software for embedded applications

  • Software development for steered array systems

  • Expertise in C

Required Education: BS (MS preferred) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field

Desired Skills:

  • Real-time Linux embedded system development

  • Demonstrated experience with embedded Linux kernel driver development.

  • Knowledge of Embedded C, C , Python and MATLAB

  • Network theory and practice; familiarity with high performance computing platforms

  • Active Secret clearance is desirable

L3 is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing to include background checks.

L3 Advanced Programs charter is to create advanced technology, explore innovative concepts, and field electronic system solutions for the Department of Defense (DOD) and intelligence agencies. We are accustomed to non-traditional requirements and provide turnkey engineering solutions that bring together an operator’s understanding of the challenges of fielding advanced technology with rigorous systems engineering and system integration processes.

We are focused on advanced systems development in the areas of Electronic Warfare (EW), Space Dominance, Communications, Cyber/ISR, and Weapons, as they relate to the DoD roadmap for confronting adversaries in an electromagnetic challenged environment.

We have been an innovative leader for almost 30 years in the development of high-performance hardware for defense electronic systems and have developed some of the most advanced RF signal and image processing techniques, software, and hardware available anywhere, including characterization and identification of radar signals as they apply to advanced electronic warfare applications, hardware simulation of radar emissions, detection of targets in high-clutter environments, target tracking, LPI radar designs, and multi-sensor fusion.

We offer a competitive benefits package for full-time and part-time employees to include: paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long and short term disability and company paid life insurance, 401(k) Employee Stock Purchase Plan, referral bonuses and tuition reimbursement.

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

Job Engineering-Hardware/Software

Primary Location USA-Massachusetts-Burlington

US Security Clearance Required: None

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: No

Organization: Division - Advanced Programs-20000022

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: Jul 7, 2017, 2:05:05 PM

Req ID: 088691