Project Manager Embedded Software

Document Sample
Project Manager Embedded Software Powered By Docstoc
					                      POSITION DESCRIPTION


POSITION:                                SENIOR EMBEDDED ENGINEER


REPORTING TO:                            PROJECT MANAGER - PHANTOM

POSITION PURPOSE:               The Senior Embedded Engineer is responsible for the
                                embedded code development for the Phantom radar.


STAFF REPORTING
TO POSITION:                    Nil.
                                (refer Organisation Chart)


KEY RELATIONSHIPS:
                                      Project Manager - Phantom;
                                      General Manager Engineering;
                                      Phantom Systems Engineers;
                                      Principal Scientist;
                                      Senior Research Engineer;
                                      Software Engineers;
                                      External research groups.

KEY
ACCOUNTABILITIES:
                                      Work safely, and with regard to the safety of
                                       others, including identification and eliminations of
                                       hazards in the workplace. Build safety into
                                       designs and methods of working;

                                      Development of boot and system code within the
                                       Phantom radar system;

                                      Porting of operating systems to the Phantom radar
                                       hardware;

                                      Development of algorithms for data processing
                                       within the Phantom radar system;

                                      Development of application and server level
                                       resources within the Phantom radar system;

                                      Development of diagnostics within the Phantom
Position Description                          1
Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Prepared 3 September 2007, Phantom Project Manager
Adopted:
                                         radar system;

                                        Development of communication and networking
                                         resources within the Phantom radar system;

                                        Research and development of new and adapted
                                         GroundProbe technologies; and

                                        Assessment and understanding of new
                                         technologies that may be applicable to
                                         GroundProbe and specifically those relating to
                                         phased-array radar systems.

NON SPECIFIC
DUTIES:
                                Any other duties as deemed by management from time
                                to time to be fair and equitable in accordance with the
                                day to day operational requirements of the company.


PERFORMANCE
CRITERIA:
                                To achieve the key accountabilities in accordance with
                                the company rules and regulations exercising due
                                diligence in doing so.

                                Specific performance metrics include but not limited to:

                                        Work safely, and with regard to the safety of
                                         others, including identification and eliminations of
                                         hazards in the workplace, build safety into
                                         designs and methods of working and perform risk
                                         assessments;

                                       Review and access new technology;

                                       Implement embedded code for the Phantom radar,
                                        and provide guidance to the application software
                                        and FPGA engineers in developing the Phantom
                                        radar;

                                       Provide guidance on Phantom architecture
                                        development based on requirements;

                                       Participate in the testing, analysis and evaluation of
                                        both simulation and field test data for the Phantom
                                        radar;

                                       Identify and protect the confidentiality of
                                        GroundProbe intellectual property and patents etc;
Position Description                          2
Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Prepared 3 September 2007, Phantom Project Manager
Adopted:
                                       To provide technical leadership and research
                                        expertise to the engineering team for the
                                        development of new and innovative technologies.

KEY SKILLS
CRITERIA:
                                        Assembler and embedded C/C++;

                                        PowerPC and/or Microblaze code development
                                         experience (desirable)

                                        dsPIC code development experience (desirable)

                                        Embedded RTOS experience

                                        Green Hills / embedded Linux / POSIX (desirable)

                                        Strong technical writing skills;

                                        Practical experience in developing new systems;

                                        Excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
                                         particularly verbal and documentation skills;

                                     Highly motivated individual, able to set priorities and
                                      meet deadlines, and a strong team player;


QUALIFICATIONS:                 Recognised tertiary qualifications in an Engineering
                                discipline.

EXPERIENCE:                     Minimum five (5) years experience in embedded
                                systems development.




Position Description                          3
Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Prepared 3 September 2007, Phantom Project Manager
Adopted:

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Project Manager Embedded Software document sample