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The Artificial Perception and Threat Awareness (APTA) division at Scientific Applications & Research Associates, Inc. (SARA) is making the future of Aerospace and Autonomy happen now, with a charter to create new and emerging sensor perception technologies for Commercial & Military markets. Our innovative technologies include RF, optical and acoustic sensors enabled with innovative embedded algorithms, machine learning and robust networking.

SARA Inc. is looking for an advanced LabVIEW Developer to join the APTA division, located in Cypress CA. You will join an elite engineering team developing APTA’s drone autonomy products including TASA and PANCAS. These systems combine an ecosystem of advanced firmware and software that span from embedded firmware on the Edge, cloud-based software, secure network client applications and automated test capabilities. This job will challenge your skills in all domains of development. You will contribute to projects in the late R&D/pre-production/low-rate production phases of the product development lifecycle, some of which address drone navigation and safety, sensor fusion and networked situational awareness. You will exercise your initiative, adaptability, drive, and of course, mastery of software development within a larger team led by industry experts within their fields.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Embedded software development
  • Cloud software development
  • Secure application development
  • Software testing
  • Software-hardware integration
  • Software architecture
  • Troubleshooting
  • Configuration management

Position Requirements:

  • BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ years’ experience designing and developing industrial strength LabVIEW applications
  • Experience developing with LabVIEW real-time and LabVIEW FPGA
  • Software engineering/architecting experience
  • Experience interfacing with NI hardware
  • Experience with multiple software development processes
  • U.S. citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified LabVIEW Architect
  • ANSI C, C++
  • DSP algorithm experience
  • Strong math background
  • Verilog, VHDL and Vivado
  • Experience working in a development team

What’s in it for you?

  • The comradery and personal growth potential within an elite team
  • Competitive salary with bonus incentives
  • Employee stock ownership
  • 401(k)/Profit sharing
  • Competitive benefit options including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition & certification reimbursement
  • Flexible work schedules

Salaries at SARA are competitive and are commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the individual. SARA is headquartered in the Los Angeles/Orange County area of Southern California and has offices in San Juan Capistrano, California, Colorado Springs, Colorado and Tyler, Texas.

SARA, Inc. is an EEOC/Title VII/ADA compliant federally contracted employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Also, as a federal contractor, SARA must abide by the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and maintains a drug-free workplace regardless of local and state allowance.

U.S. citizenship is required for most positions.