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Principal Software Engineer

Company: Honeywell
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Join a team recognized for leadership, innovation and diversity

The future is what you make it.

When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers and doers who make the things that make the future.
That means changing the way we fly, fueling jets in an eco-friendly way, keeping buildings smart and safe and even making it possible to breathe on Mars.
Working at Honeywell isn't just about developing cool things. That's why all of our employees enjoy access to dynamic career opportunities across different fields and industries.

Are you ready to help us make the future?

The Honeywell Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS) reduces the risk of controlled flight into terrain (CFIT) by providing flight crews with timely, accurate information about terrain and obstacles in the area. The system uses various aircraft inputs and an internal database to predict and warn flight crews of potential conflicts with obstacles or terrain. Additional features include SmartRunway and SmartLanding systems, developed to help flight crews avoid potential runway incursions and excursions

As Principal Software Engineer / Software Architect for the Multi-Platform EGPWS Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS) Software Core Development program within Honeywell's Aero business, you will be responsible for providing high-level development guidance to the product team for key decisions on design choices, platforms, and standards. You'll drive implementation scalable software that can be updated fast/cheap for emerging market needs.

You will lead proposals to address future business opportunities, value engineering and program/process changes. You will act as a key focal point for driving and implementing goals and objectives. You will be recognized by business management as the primary technical authority.

This position supports long term development programs and breakthrough innovations that are penetrating into all aerospace fields including the burgeoning UAM/UAS markets and Next Gen ATR-BGA-UAM/UAS EGPWS products.

Key Responsibilities

Own all technical aspects of software design and architecture
Motivate and lead a team - local and distributed - through your example.
Support Product Line business team
Act as a mentor to other engineers and team members, share your skills and expertise, encourage creativity and innovation
Own Software technology roadmap / plan for new technology insertion
Ability to trade different design options against technical and business objectives to optimize key decisions on design choices, platforms, and standards
Help set a standard and set an example for high quality code review and analysis
Manage risk identification and risk mitigation strategies associated with the architecture
Assist with and be an active member of our patent and IP development process



Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science
10+ years working in the aerospace industry
10+ years of software engineering experience
Must be a US Citizen due to contractual requirements


Strong expertise in C/C++ embedded engineering and design in Aerospace Engineering
Strong Software architecture experience and common core software approach
Experience with Terrain Avoidance and Warning System (TAWS) or Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS)
In-depth knowledge of different DO-178 compliant O/S's as well as the strengths and weaknesses of each
DO-178C expert
Experience with STC and TSO certification documents
Experience with SOIFAA Stages of Involvements (SOI) audits
In-depth understanding of HW Hardware architecture and can consult on HW Hardware options to optimize system performance
Ability to describe complex technical concepts to engineering team members as well as to business and engineering stakeholders
Understand how software design and architecture impact the goals of the business. Analyze and attribute key operational requirements into cohesive design patterns.
Organizational and interpersonal skills
Ability to motivate and lead a team - local and distributed - through your example. Mentor new and junior team members
Support Product Line Business team
Act as a mentor to other engineers and team members, share your skills and expertise, encourage creativity and innovation
Wide degree of creativity and latitude
Individuals who are self-motivated and able to work with little supervision, who consistently take the initiative to get things done, do things before being asked by others or forced to by events.
Ability to find the correct balance between demand and capacity when establishing priorities for the organization.
Business oriented approach to software development


Additional Information

JOB ID: req334100
Category: Engineering
Location: 21111 N. 19th Ave (Deer Valley),Phoenix,Arizona,85027,United States
Must be a US Citizen due to contractual requirements.

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.

Keywords: Honeywell, Oakland , Principal Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Oakland, California

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