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Job Summary
  • Company
    Blackbird Technologies Inc
  • Location
    Columbia, MD 21046
  • Job Type
    Full Time
  • Job Category
    IT/Software Development
  • Occupations
    General/Other: IT/Software Development
    Software/System Architecture
  • Years of Experience
    2+ to 5 Years
  • Career Level
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Education Level
    High School or equivalent
  • Job Reference Code

Embedded Software Engineer
Blackbird Technologies, Inc. is seeking highly skilled individuals for embedded software development (FPGA, VHDL, etc.) and high-performance computing opportunities in our Columbia, MD office.

The position will involve writing module and system specifications, design and development, and test of software modules for custom and commercial embedded systems. Modules will range from main-loop-based MCU applications through socket-based GUI applications.

The candidate must work well in small teams and as an individual performer. The ability to estimate efforts, to manage time to a schedule, and to report progress is a must. Successful candidates will be innovative thinkers and demonstrate mastery of the technologies above to build high-performance solutions efficiently.

•  US Citizenship
•  Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
•  2+ years of recent experience in high performance computing on application-specific hardware, such as GPU, FPGA, or ASIC
•  2+ years of experience writing C/C++ kernel and user modules
•  3+ years of experience in C and C++ on ARM and Intel platforms
•  3+ years of experience with TCP/IP client/server and Ethernet protocols
•  3+ years of experience with Python (e.g., PyQt, scapy, pyserial)
•  3+ years of experience8051 or MSP430 or AVR32 MCU development
•  3+ years of experience with VHDL or Verilog and vendor tools (Altera or Xilinx)
•  3+ years of experience with Linux development tools, such as: bash, make, grep
•  3+ years of experience with Linux kernel and user applications
•  Must demonstrate the ability to estimate efforts, effectively manage time and report progress
•  Must work well within a team environment and as an individual performer
•  Must present a positive and professional attitude and demeanor

To apply, please complete the online application via the Blackbird Careers Page: https://careers.blackbirdtech.com.  Only fully completed applications will be considered for review.  

Blackbird Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state, local or federal law.
About Blackbird Technologies, Inc.
About Blackbird Technologies Inc

Blackbird Technologies, Inc. is a technology solutions provider whose mission is to solve challenging problems for customers in the Defense, Intelligence, and Law Enforcement Communities. Since 1997, we have applied our technical expertise, innovation, and operational experience to meet our customers’ unique and complex challenges.

Blackbird’s engineers, scientists, researchers, and analysts develop practical, field-ready solutions designed to address the toughest issues facing our customers. We successfully meld science with robust and reliable communications technology; fuse data and create multi-level data dissemination systems; and develop specialized networks that meet stringent requirements for reliability, security, and attribution.

Blackbird's core competencies are:

  • Persistent Surveillance. Developing state-of-the-art sensors, reconnaissance products, and apps for enterprise and mobile platforms together with secure infrastructure for globally transmitting mission-critical data
  • Cyber Security. Protecting critical assets from network attack and engaging adversaries in the cyber domain
  • Global Intelligence Systems. Applying high-performance computing, advanced analytics, and proprietary methodologies to develop actionable intelligence
We offer generous benefits, a commitment to helping you grow professionally, and a corporate culture that fosters innovation and creativity.