Embedded Software Engineer

220495 Requisition #

Imagine. . . a working environment where people trust each other to achieve exceptional things.

Imagine. . . a business that employs ten thousand of the world’s most sought-after engineers and technologists.

Imagine. . . an enterprise where a belief in personal accountability continues to drive groundbreaking innovation and global growth.

This is the reality of Moog – and you can be a part of it.

Moog is the premier motion and flow control solutions provider for the following markets: satellites, human-rated space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, military ground vehicles, naval vessels, and security and surveillance.

Moog’s Santa Barbara Operations provides sub-systems and components for every mission critical system on a modern military vehicle. Our heritage is in electrohydraulic and electromechanical actuation systems and now, through acquisitions and internal development, Moog provides expert solutions in:

  • Stabilized Turret Drive Systems
  • Integrated Weapon Systems (full turret from mechanical design to fire control electronics and software)
  • Ammunition Handling
  • Data Control and Distribution
  • Power Management and Distribution


We are looking for an Embedded Software Engineer.

Here’s what you’ll be working on day to day: 

  • Design, code, debug, and integrate new capabilities for our new and existing turreted weapons systems (RIwP)
  • Debug issues with existing systems
  • Integration of new capabilities both in the Systems Integration Lab and in the field.
  • Deliver executable software that meets performance requirements
  • Deliver other software work products (documentation) that meet contractual requirements
  • Provide status reporting to management during project execution

 Here’s the skills and abilities you will need to bring with you:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the design/development/test of embedded real-time control software, and about 5 years overall experience in software development
  • C language (java a plus)
  • OS experience, especially RTOS (bare metal and embedded Linux a plus)
  • Experience with communication protocol drivers and stacks (networking, 1553, UART, SPI, I2C, etc.)
  • Read and understand electronic part data sheets, electrical schematics, communication protocol documents
  • Behavioral Competencies: innovation, adaptability, decision making, communications, customer focus, building strategic working relationships, energy, initiating action, quality orientation
  • Technical competency required in applied science, data acquisition, diagnostic skills, document creation, and math
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering desired.  Bachelor of Science degree in other engineering fields, may be considered with appropriate additional experience in the design/development/test of real-time control software.
  • Experience in Unix internals, low level driver software, communication interface software as well as GUI software is a plus
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. security clearance

 As a federal government contractor, vaccination against Covid-19 is mandated by Executive Order and is a condition of employment for all U.S. employees.  Proof of full vaccination or an approved medical/religious exemption is required upon hire.



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About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 13,000 strong.


Our company is organized into three operating groups: Aircraft, Industrial, and Space and Defense. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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