Software Engineer in Tewksbury at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/1/2021

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Job Description

Curtiss-Wrights Tactical Communications Group (TCG) is a recognized of tactical data link software solutions that allow military operations, government testing organizations and prime defense contractors to quickly achieve better connectivity and capability at the tactical edge. TCG's powerful, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) tactical data link software solutions minimize the time and effort required to build, integrate, test, train and deploy effective and affordable military communications system.

Curtiss-Wright are looking for a Software Engineer at our TCG facility in Tewksbury, MA. This position is responsible for directly supporting one of TCG's most strategic partners with their integration of TCG's data link software product, LinkPRO. In addition to supporting the strategic partner, the Software Engineer role will evolve into a traditional Software Systems Engineer role to include development of system level requirements, system level tests and customer interaction and support.

Your Challenge:

  • Establish a detailed understanding of the TCG LinkPRO software architecture as it applies to the strategic customer implementation
  • Analyze LinkPRO software questions and anomalies and make recommendations for resolution
  • Develop a comparable software test environment to strategic customer in order to efficiently duplicate customer questions and software issues
  • Lead quarterly technical interchange meetings with customer to include review of in process software development activity, outstanding software issues and software development roadmap with specific focus on impact to the customer
  • Quickly respond to software questions and issues reported by strategic partner while coordinating efficiently with TCG Technical Support team
  • Review and update product documentation such as LinkPRO Interface Control Document
  • Develop deep understanding of various tactical data link standards such as MIL-STD-6016, MIL-STD-3011, STANAG 5522, MIL-STD-6017.
  • Develop deep understanding of various tactical data link radios especially Link 16 radios such as MIDS JTRS.
  • Write system level requirements derived from customer requirements and various tactical data link standards.
  • Present system level technical data to software engineering staff via most effective means such as briefings, demonstrations, white papers and white board sessions.
  • Reviews software requirements, design, acceptance test plan, and acceptance test procedure documents
  • Participates in the development and review of TCG's Engineering documentation
  • Assists with resolution of system issues and problems reported by TCG's customers
  • Assists with duplication and test of Tech Support issues and System Trouble Reports (STRs)


  • 5 years of software experience with preferably with military data links/ especially Link 16, Link 11, Link 22 and/or VMF
  • Experience with both Windows and Linux target environments
  • Experience with analysis tools such as military communications bus protocol analyzers, Ethernet packet capture tools and development of test tools to aid in data analysis
  • Ability to evaluate the function, performance, and usability/suitability of integrated software components
  • Development and execution of repeatable subsystem and system level tests
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to focus on and complete multiple tasks with attention to detail and organization
  • Must be an effective communicator and a strong collaborator
  • Willingness to travel to customer locations approximately 10-20%
  • U.S. Citizen (for clearance)
  • BSCS or related education

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. #LI-HP1


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