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Mercury Systems Software Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts

In this role you have the opportunity

Work as part of a cross-functional team to design, develop, integrate, and test software for hardware diagnostics in embedded processing solutions.

This role is responsible for

  • Designing and maintaining modular software to perform hardware diagnostics on embedded processing solutions

  • Collaborating closely with FPGA designers, software engineers, and other engineering teams to design and develop software for performing hardware fault isolation

  • Innovating with FPGA and software designers to create a new process for testing hardware by using FPGAs to run hardware diagnostics

  • Analyzing requirements, creating functional specifications and test coverage documentation for diagnostics

  • Designing and testing C programs in Linux environment

  • Support design team in bring-up and test of hardware products

  • Communicate project status and risks to management team

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • B.S. in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science

  • Minimum of two (2) years of embedded software development experience

  • Proficient in C/C++

  • Experience with embedded Linux environments

  • Familiarity with developing diagnostics and/or drivers

  • Understanding of digital hardware design/architecture

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, seeking out information and advice when necessary

  • Demonstrated ability to clearly document one's work

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, debug, and test one's work

  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams and across functional boundaries

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using, building, and modifying u-boot

  • Experience with assembly language such as ARM and PPC

  • Experience with python and/or other scripting languages

  • Experience with all aspects of FPGA design including design specification, RTL implementation, simulation, programming onto a device, and verification

  • Experience developing applications and device drivers for embedded Linux environments

  • Familiarity with revision control and the use of GIT or similar applications

  • Familiarity with FPGA design tools, such as Xilinx's Vivado Design Suite

  • Familiarity with FPGA simulation tools such as Modelsim and Questasim

  • Familiarity with Xilinx's Petalinux tool suite and/or the Yocto Project

  • Familiarity with protocols such as PCIe, Ethernet, I2C, and SPI

  • Familiarity with Atlassian tool suite


Why should you join Mercury Systems?

Mercury Systems is the leader in making trusted, secure mission-critical technologies profoundly more accessible to the aerospace and defense industries. Optimized for customer and mission success, our innovative solutions power more than 300 critical aerospace and defense programs. Headquartered in Andover, Mass., and with manufacturing and design facilities around the world, Mercury specializes in engineering, adapting and manufacturing new solutions purpose-built to meet the industry's current and emerging high-tech needs. Our employees are committed to Innovation that MattersĀ®.

Our Culture

We are committed to making Mercury a great place to work, no matter where our employees are located. We offer a casual and enjoyable atmosphere that allows employees to learn and grow. We help and care for one another and work as one to achieve results for us and for our customers. We value communication and transparency, and strive to foster two-way dialogue at all levels of the organization. We are committed to lifelong learning, offering comprehensive skills training and tuition reimbursement. Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or you are an experienced professional, it's important to us that you feel recognized and rewarded for your contributions.

To find out more about Why Mercury?, or visit the Mercury Community or find answers to general questions at Mercury FAQs

Mercury Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Mercury Systems is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the number below.

(978) 256-1300

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