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Software Engineer: Radar Data Processing and Control – Scientia, Pretoria (Hybrid) needed at Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Job title : Software Engineer: Radar Data Processing and Control – Scientia, Pretoria (Hybrid)

Job Location : Gauteng, Pretoria

Deadline : April 08, 2024

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About the job:

The CSIR has a vacancy for a Software Engineer in the Radar and Electronic Warfare Impact Area within the Defence and Security Cluster. The incumbent will be responsible to design and develop software applications, modules, and sub-systems for use in the Integrated Radar Software Solutions Research Group. This position is based in Pretoria.

Key responsibilities:

  • Interpret requirements and specifications for design and development;
  • Design, development and testing of Real-Time signal and data processing applications for Radar Systems;
  • Debug, fault find, test and perform software release in accordance with set procedures;
  • Comply with project configuration management systems and practice;
  • Generate data packs and design documentation;
  • Understand and implement full software development life cycle;

Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A Bachelor of Engineering degree in electronic or computer engineering with an exposure in the following:
    • C++;
    • Signal processing;
    • Development of computational software in radar data processing and control or related fields such as machine learning;
    • Development for deployment on both Windows and Linux;
  • A Master’s degree in related engineering field will be advantageous;
  • Training, knowledge and/or experience in the following is an advantage:
    • Embedded Software Development;
    • Data visualisation, Map Display software and GUI development;
    • Boost Library;
    • Qt to develop GUIs;
    • Software and hardware design processes and methodologies;
    • Computational high level language experience such as MATLAB or Python;
    • Electronic hardware and software interfacing and integration;
    • Understanding of RF and high speed digital systems;
    • Systems engineering, especially for software systems; 
  • Proven capability of document preparation;
  • Strong analytical thinking skills;
  • Ability to obtain or maintain a positive security clearance is compulsory.

Closing date: 17 March 2024

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