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Senior Software Engineer Aviation Job Overview


Software engineers are an indispensable part of the aviation industry. Not only do engineers provide technical leadership and expertise to the development of Embedded Avionics Software, Datalink products and Airport Surface Map Systems, they also enjoy a great work environment, professional training, good pay and challenging career opportunities. Senior software engineers put their experience and expertise to work solving problems, developing software and executing objectives established by their employers. The primary responsibilities of software engineers are to:
  • Validate system requirements and develop embedded software for avionic systems.
  • Evaluate, research and develop engineering tools and processes to meet the project's objectives.
  • Provide accurate and timely communication related to significant developments or issues, while maintaining a focus on safety procedures and reliability.
  • Investigate problems and resolve them.
  • Develop software verification techniques to establish functional capabilities of the avionic system software.
  • Design, analyze and evaluate assigned projects using professional, scientific and engineering practices and principles.


Senior Software Engineer Education Requirements


In order to enter the field of software engineering, a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline is required. A minimum of five years of experience in Embedded Software Development is highly desired.

The most commonly sought after characteristics are listed below.
  • Willingness to learn new procedures, processes and skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Proven analytical ability.
  • Development to MIL-STD and DO-178B Standards.
  • Previous experience with Graphical Modeling Language Simulation such as Enterprise Architect, Scade, Stateflow, Statemate and Matlab.
  • Ability to provide the most inexpensive and technically exact solutions to both internal and external customers.
  • Experience in developing x86 or Power PC embedded systems with: USB, Ethernet, RS232/422, MIL-STD-1553,ARINC 429 , ARINC 739, ARINC 661, ARINC 629, ARINC 664, , Discrete I/O, Video / Display Interfaces or Analog I/O.


There are a variety of job opportunities in the aeronautics industry. Another career similar to that of a software engineer is an aeronautics engineer, and an aircraft fuel cell mechanic.

Senior Software Engineer Salary


Generally, Senior Software Engineers make impressive salaries. According to recent statistics, the average salary for a software engineer is $44.88 per hour, which is $93,350 per year.
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GE Corporate San Ramon, CA
Role Summary/Purpose We are looking for an experienced Staff Software quality Engineer to work in a team made up of developers, User Interaction Design Engineers, Architects, and the Product Owner team to lead the testing and ensure delivery of high quality software in a fast paced, challenging, and creative environment. Essential Responsibilities Be responsible for the quality, test plans and ...
Garmin International, Inc. Olathe, KS, 66051
Associates get the royal treatment at Garmin. Regardless if you’re a newbie or a veteran, engineers dream it, design it and use it. Here, you will be surrounded by others who share the same passion about what they do every day. We offer a relaxed team environment (no dress code!) where advancement is found from sharing knowledge, not hiding it! While we promise you a lot of responsibility, you als...
GE Aviation Grand Rapids, MI
Role Summary/Purpose The Aviation Computing Systems (ACS) product area is organized into following product lines; Civil Computing, Military Computing, Versatile Dual-Use Computing, Networking, and Computing Tools. The ACS engineering team is looking for a Senior Engineer that has a broad and deep level of expertise that relates to these product lines. Essential Responsibilities The ACS Engineer...
General Electric Grand Rapids, MI
The Aviation Computing Systems (ACS) product area is organized into following product lines; Civil Computing, Military Computing, Versatile Dual-Use Computing, Networking, and Computing Tools. The ACS engineering team is looking for a Senior Engineer that has a broad and deep level of expertise that relates to these product lines. Essential Responsibilities The ACS Engineering team has responsibil...
Clough Harbour and Associates LLP Indianapolis, IN, 46218
Overview We are currently seeking a Senior Engineer for aviation design and construction projects at our Indianapolis, IN location. The Senior Aviation Engineer will be part of a team of designers that work on nationwide aviation projects. Responsibilities The responsibilities include leading the technical design for airport infrastructure improvement projects including: runways, taxiways, apro...
Clough Harbour and Associates LLP Albany, NY, 12201
Overview We are currently seeking a Senior Engineer for Aviation design and construction projects at our Albany, NY location. The Senior Aviation Engineer will be part of a team of designers that work on nationwide aviation projects. Responsibilities Preparing design plans and specification per FAA Advisory Circulars. Client management including day to day communication. Projects include paveme...
Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore emplo...
We have the need .. the need for Engineers. PDS Tech Inc has the need to fill current, recurring and future openings for Engineers with many of our Top Rated clients. This is just a sampling of jobs: Airframe Structural Analyst-Senior Ensure structural integrity of the airframe fuselage, landing gear and propulsion installations and all other attachments to airframe fuselage, including electri...
Role Summary/Purpose The EPISCenter Lead System Engineer - Aviation Power Generation will be responsible for working as a Senior Systems Engineer with full responsibility for concept, requirements, design, development, and testing of an electrical power system. Essential Responsibilities GE Aviation Electrical Power Integrated Systems Center (EPISCenter) is a new facility that opened in 2013 an...
General Electric Dayton, OH, 45401
The EPISCenter Lead System Engineer - Aviation Power Generation will be responsible for working as a Senior Systems Engineer with full responsibility for concept, requirements, design, development, and testing of an electrical power system. Essential Responsibilities GE Aviation Electrical Power Integrated Systems Center (EPISCenter) is a new facility that opened in 2013 and is aimed at fostering ...
HNTB Corporation Kansas City, MO
Overview: HNTB Architecture is currently seeking a Senior Project Designer - Aviation to support our growing architecture practice. This position will reside in Los Angeles, CA or San Francisco, CA. This position is a seller/doer. The Senior Project Designer – Aviation Architecture will collaborate with the HNTB Aviation Market Sector Leader and lead the design of architectural aviation pursuits...
Overview: HNTB Architecture is currently seeking a Senior Project Designer - Aviation to support our growing architecture practice. This position will reside in Los Angeles, CA or San Francisco, CA . This position is a seller/doer. The Senior Project Designer – Aviation Architecture will collaborate with the HNTB Aviation Market Sector Leader and lead the design of architectural aviation pursuit...
HNTB Corporation Los Angeles, CA, 90009
Overview: HNTB Architecture is currently seeking a Senior Project Designer - Aviation to support our growing architecture practice. This position will reside in Los Angeles, CA or San Francisco, CA . This position is a seller/doer. The Senior Project Designer – Aviation Architecture will collaborate with the HNTB Aviation Market Sector Leader and lead the design of architectural aviation pursuit...
Camber Corporation Corpus Christi, TX, 78410
Camber Corporation is seeking a Senior Aviation Engineer/Scientist to join our diverse, team-oriented company. The candidate must have an Aerospace or Mechanical engineering degree from an accredited college or university in engineering. The preferred candidate will have at 9+ years of progressive aviation engineering experience in component and/or airframe repairs. .A strong working knowledge of...
Job Description The short story is Lockheed Martin is looking bright and skilled software engineer who can handle working in a mission critical customer facing environment supporting our software development efforts at the Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Either spiral, waterfall, or agile methodologies experience is desired. The Software Engineer will work in a customer facing ...
QinetiQ North America Melbourne, FL, 32901
Overview: Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Ve...
JOB DESCRIPTION: Raytheon IIS is seeking a Field Engineer to provide operational support to a distributed real-time data collection system at Langley AFB, VA. Provide pre-mission, mission, and post-mission support to AF operators and other contractors. Install SW, checkout and debug SW/Systems, design, and develop solutions to problems discovered through installation, checkout, use or systems anal...
ID: 2014-12019 Required Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph Job Location: US-MN-Bloomington Posted Date: 10/1/2014 Opportunity Details: Company Overview: General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS) is part of General Dynamics and has been a trusted partner to the U.S. intelligence, maritime, space and homeland communities for more than 50 years. With the expertise to lead, the insight...
. GPS Source is a USA engineering and manufacturing company that offers a full line of GPS, GLONASS (GNSS) Signal Distribution Products, GPS Retransmission Products and GPS Signal Design Services. Since 2000, they have designed and manufactured GPS Antennas, GLONASS Antennas (GPS L1 & L1/2, M Code, GLONASS L1 & L1/L2), GPS Amplifiers, GLONASS Amplifiers, GPS Attenuators, GPS Rack Mounts, GPS Filt...
Raytheon Cyber Products is seeking a Security Software engineer that will develop, test, and maintain applications used by the cross domain family of products. The role requires that the candidate have demonstrable expertise in the development and debugging of network-aware applications and protocols. The ideal candidate will have experience working with secure programming practices and Linux oper...

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