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Software Engineer

National Instruments Corporation
Austin, TX 78701
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    4036
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Job Description

The Software Engineer will be responsible for the research, design and development of software components addressing various customer requirements in the focus applications of the ADG ( Aerospace, Defense & Government) Business Unit. They will work closely with domain experts within BU to define and execute on the implementation strategy of critical software components, system-level software architectures and APIs/User Interfaces (UIs). They will mentor junior engineers in the group on coding practices, measurement science, and test methodologies.

The Team:

To achieve NI's Core Strategic Vision to be the leader in software-defined automated test and automated measurements systems, the company is evolving its operating model to align behind industry-oriented business units.

The Systems R&D team in the Aerospace, Defense and Government (ADG) Business Unit focuses on the design and development of components and systems in key application areas, including avionics, communications, navigation, Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), Electronic Warfare (EW) and RADAR. Leveraging NI's portfolio of PXI RF instruments, modular FPGA co-processors, software-defined radios (USRP products), and software tools (LabVIEW, LabVIEW FPGA, open source), the Systems R&D team creates systems at various levels to provide differentiated system-level offerings.

The Role:

The Software Engineer will be responsible for the research, design, and development of software components addressing various customer requirements in the focus applications of the ADG Business Unit. They will work closely with domain experts within the BU to define and execute on the implementation strategy of critical software components, system-level software architectures, and APIs/User Interfaces (UIs).

The role demands an individual who can think at the system level while providing a best-in-class software experience for NI customers and enjoys working collaboratively in a team setting.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Research, design, implement, and test software features and capabilities for new and existing offerings in key application spaces.

  • Contribute to feature design and code review activities.

  • Develop tools and infrastructure to improve development efficiency.

  • Work in an Agile team environment to prioritize work items and leverage resources to deliver features in a release on-time.

  • Identify key risks to projects and proposes mitigation options.

  • Develop feature specifications and design proposals. Follow and refine coding guidelines and provide effective code reviews.

  • Evaluate feature testing strategies and contribute to writing effective test plans.
  • Basic Qualifications

  • Proficiency in programming languages and development experience on Windows/Linux platform in traditional text-based programming and/or NI Software.

  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Information Science, Computer Science.

  • Basic understanding of software design principles.

  • Experience with a demonstrated ability in problem-solving, effectively diagnosing technical issues, and proposing reasonable solutions.

  • Experience working with Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment tools and processes.

  • US Citizen and/or US Person.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of NI software tools (LabVIEW, Teststand, Veristand, FPGA).

  • Hands on use of NI Hardware Platforms.

  • Digital signal processing skills - FFT's, sampling algorithms experience.

  • Understanding of Agile software development principles.

  • Demonstrated ability to:

  • Persistently drive tasks and lead projects to successful completion.

  • Effectively interact and communicate with engineering teams and management.

  • Problem-solving skills, including effectively diagnosing technical issues and proposing reasonable solutions.

  • Quickly learn applicable technology, systems, and products.

  • Experience in RF measurements (spectral, time-domain, modulation).
  • Success Factors

  • Ability to independently identify and solve application-specific system engineering problems.

  • Strong understanding and experience of software architecture & design principles.

  • Track record of being a technical expert with extraordinary implementation skills.

  • Persistently drives tasks and lead projects to successful completion.

  • Design and implement moderate to high complexity features to a high level of quality.

  • Effectively interact and communicate with engineering teams and management.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, work ethic, and drive to succeed.

  • Understanding of technologies such as Avionics bus standards, git, Hardware In Loop, Software Defined Radios, Instrumentation, Real-Time.
  • #LI-SO1 Why NI?

    There are many reasons to consider joining a company. Key among them are the people, the ideas, and the technology. At NI, we believe in the power and potential of connecting the three to create a path to success.

    The people : We're looking for curious and creative problem solvers who value diversity and fresh perspectives, are bold and kind, and willing to take chances.

    The ideas : What did you want to be when you grew up? Did you want to program robots? Build flying cars? Leave the world better than you found it? At NI, we build on the big ideas of big dreamers to make their visions a reality.

    The technology : With our tailored, software-connected approach, we support our customers through all phases of the product development cycle. From 5G and medical innovations to autonomous driving and the future of space travel, we help our customers Engineer Ambitiously every day.

    We've long been globally recognized as a top employer. Our compensation and benefits are very competitive, as are our modern workspaces, career development and mobility opportunities, and a culture that fosters belonging and emphasizes community giving. We encourage our teammates to challenge the status quo and collaborate with one another to build innovative solutions.

    No matter your career path, we're here for you, for each other, and for the next generation of innovators who think bigger, aim higher, and go faster.

    Are you up for the challenge of helping shape humanity for the next 100 years? If so, let's get started, and let's Engineer Ambitiously together.

    NI is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

    We are changing how we work by offering more flexibility. NI has decided to take a hybrid approach (working both on- and off-site) at an aggregate level. We know that different roles have different requirements, so we're embracing a full range of options.

    Pursuant to President Biden's Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, NI requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and present acceptable proof of vaccination upon hire as a condition of employment. NI will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law. To qualify as being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, a two-week period must have passed after receiving the second dose in a 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine series or after receiving a single-dose in a single dose COVID-19 vaccine.TheSoftware Engineerwill be responsible for the research, design and development of software components addressing various customer requirements in the focus applications of the ADG (Aerospace, Defense & Government) Business Unit.





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