Software Engineer (Contract)

HeliTrak Inc., Gig Harbor, WA

HeliTrak, Inc. is a unique, entrepreneurial company that develops and manufactures avionic safety and navigation equipment. We are seeking an experienced Software Engineer for our Tacoma Narrows Airport location in Gig Harbor, WA who will be responsible for developing embedded software. This Software Engineering position will initially be a 6-9 month contract assignment but will have possibility to transition to a regular full time position.


  • Design, develop, code, test and debug system software.
  • Interface with hardware design and development.
  • Analyze and enhance efficiency, stability and scalability of system resources.


  • Related Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent;
  • 7-10 years’ experience developing real time embedded software;
  • Proficiency with C, C++;
  • An understanding of the prototyping and reverse engineering method of developing and certifying avionics;
  • Familiar with source control and issue tracking systems;
  • Willingness to follow rigorous processes for designing, implementing and testing code (DO-178B/C desired)
  • Experience with DOORS, TI ARM processors, and Code Composer Studio desired;
  • Ability to collaborate, innovate and bring technical zeal;
  • Passion for aviation and familiarity with rotorcraft a plus!

HeliTrak, Inc., offers a unique opportunity to create aviation life safety products from concept to commercialization; freedom to innovate in a wide array of disciplines (wear a lot of hats), work with a really nice group of smart people, and have your dog work alongside you. In addition, HeliTrak provides a great work atmosphere steps from the runway, open work environment, a traffic free commute, in a beautiful Washington location.

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