Southwest Research Institute ANALYST - ENGINEER - RESEARCH ENGINEER - EMBEDDED SYSTEMS in San Antonio, Texas

Job Summary:

Join a team that develops creative solutions for existing and future computing devices and systems for a variety of commercial, space, and military applications such as aircraft instrumentation, automotive control systems, wireless systems, geohazard monitoring and mapping systems, and securing embedded systems; interact constantly with technical clients and colleagues to understand requirements and constraints of the task objectives; work in various phases of the system lifecycle, including applied research, requirements generation, design, implementation, testing, integration, installation, and documentation; apply aspects of computer systems theory, structure of software, and nature and limitations of hardware to ensure that the underlying systems work properly. Additional information about the type of work conducted by the Embedded Sensing Networks Section can be found at:


Requires a BS, MS or PhD degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related disciplines with at least a 3.5 GPA and 0-2 years of experience. Must have course work or experience in one or more of the following: a) microprocessor software and/or hardware, b) signal processing, c) instrumentation and sensors; experience in C, C++, and/or Python preferred; experience with Linux, real-time operating systems, multithreaded programming, and/or networking/socket programming a plus; interest and/or experience in working with hardware a plus; excellent verbal and written communication skills required; must be able to work in project team environments and independently; must have excellent problem-solving skills, be self-motivated, and be driven by challenging problems; must have good organizational skills and attention to detail; aptitude for continuous learning and leadership potential. Applicants with energy, enthusiasm, initiative and a desire to excel in their field will receive primary consideration. Occasional travel is required. A valid/clear driver's license is required.

Special Considerations:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

Job code: 10-00875

Job Locations: San Antonio, Texas