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ATAK Software Engineer

Company: Jobot
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Ben JosephAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $150,000 - $250,000 per yearA bit about us:We are a leader in providing innovative autonomous systems, advanced optics, and resilient energy solutions to the US Department of Defense, the US Federal Civilian Agencies, allied governments, academic institutions, and commercial entities. We are proud to be a US owned and operated solutions provider to militaries, civilian governments, commercial entities, universities, and nonprofits worldwide. With production facilities in multiple locations in the United States and one in Europe, we can get the solutions our clients need quickly and avoiding potential snags involved in shipping equipment between countries.Why join us?We offer a positive culture with opportunities for career growth, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision insurances, paid vacation time, paid holidays, additional paid sick time, and a 401(k)-retirement plan with up to 4% company matching contribution.Job DetailsAbout UsWe are a leading unmanned aerial system technology innovator, and provides turn-key systems, subsystems, engineering services, training, and operational support to military and commercial customers worldwide.About the PositionWe are seeking an experienced software developer to design, implement, and integrate a plug-in for Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK) or Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK) to enable command and control of aircraft and sensors. You will work on a small team that handles the full ATAK implementation from design, coding, SIL test, HIL test, flight test, deployment, and operational support and troubleshooting. Primary Responsibilities

  • Design, Implement, and Integrate a plug-in for ATAK to interface with aircraft and sensors
  • Write algorithms and user-interface code for ATAK
  • Write communications interface code to IP mesh radios connected to ATAK
  • Work with the user community and flight test teams to build a graphical user interface (GUI) overlay in ATAK that enables ATAK users to interface with the aircraft in a simple and easy manner to meet their mission needs while maintaining aircraft safety
  • Coordinate with the aircraft embedded software team to build a Systems Integration Lab (SIL) and Hardware Integration Lab (HIL) to test and validate the ATAK-to-Aircraft interfaceRequired Qualifications
    • Experience writing code for ATAK
    • Experience writing graphical overlays in ATAK
    • Understanding of UAS flight operations
    • Strong coding skills
    • Strong senses of ownership and drive in digging into complex problemsDesired Qualifications
      • Understanding of Human Factors design for UAS command and control
      • Experience building simple and elegant graphical user interfaces
      • Network programming and understanding of the IP protocol
      • Experience with modern IP mesh radios
      • Experience building a System Integration Lab (SIL) or Hardware Integration Lab (HIL) for Unmanned Aircraft
      • Experience supporting flight testInterested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Ann Arbor , ATAK Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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