What’s your passion?

At American Rheinmetall Systems, we’re driven by technology, and we’re using it to alter the landscape of today’s modern battlespace in order to provide our soldiers with the equipment they need to come home safely. We are committed to supporting critical advancements in the United States defense industry with our next-generation electronic vehicle systems solutions that empower and protect the members of our U.S. armed forces.

If you share our passion, we welcome you to join our tight-knit team as we continue to make a difference. We are proud of our work, we are devoted to our customers, and we are dedicated to our employees.

If you’re satisfied, so are we.

Job Responsibilities:

• Work as part of a multi-disciplinary development team including mechanical, electronics and systems engineers to develop system and sub system software for vehicle and soldier electronics applications
• Derive system requirements from customer requirements and performance specifications
• Analyze and decompose system requirements to define key performance characteristics
• Lead System Modeling definition with firm understanding of system boundaries, interfaces, behaviors, and states and modes
• Lead system level trade studies and analysis
• Integrate and test products in a System Integration Lab, or hardware-in-the-loop environment
• Assist in development and execution of subsystem and system level qualification testing
• Analyze and optimize system performance and manage upgrades
• Define and support formal verification and validation for product launch
• Manage relationships with project stakeholders to ensure performance is optimized
• Coordinate and directly participate in product and technology transfer efforts with US and foreign divisions



• BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science or other relevant technical field. MS or higher preferred.


• 5+ years of relevant experience in software engineering and/or development of vehicle systems with a detailed knowledge of Military Standards and regulation

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

• Applied working knowledge in the domain of software engineering development and systems integration with a proven track record of product development throughout the entire product lifecycle
• Knowledge of systems based design and related Standards/Processes
• Experience with VICTORY, FACE, GCIA, NGVA & MOSA standards
• Experience with standard bus protocols (J1939 CANBus, RS422/485, DMA, 802.3 Ethernet, MIL-STD-1553)
• Experience with TCP/IP/UDP, DDS, Multicast, DisplayPort, HDMI, HD-SDI protocols
• Experience with Real-Time OS, Linux, Embedded C/C++, Model-based SW Dev, Java, Matlab, Labview
• Experience with x86, ARM, GPU, FPGA • Knowledge of the US DoD process and procedures for software development and acquisition
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills • Motivated and self-directed
• Demonstrated leadership ability while working well in a multidisciplinary team environment
• Strong communication skills both written and verbally
• Experience with military Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems is a plus
• Experience of working in a multi-national, multi-organizational and corporate environment is a plus
• Ability to travel to Germany and other sites in the US and abroad as required
• Ability to speak German is a plus

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally
Ability to travel internationally and domestically as required

American Rheinmetall Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer (EOE/Veteran/Disability) and is a participant in the E-Verify program. For information on this and Your Rights to work please go to: https://www.e-verify.gov/

At Rheinmetall, your strengths and experience are worth something. We also highly value diversity and equal opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application.


Responsible contact person: Mr. Niemax

Central recruiting hotline:
+49 (0) 2131 5350 7667.


Digitalisation, networking, cyber – the Electronic Solutions division covers the entire chain of effects in the system network: from sensors and the networking of platforms and soldiers to the (partially) automated connection of effectors. This is complemented by solutions for protection in cyberspace. Other fields of activity of this Rheinmetall division include comprehensive training and simulation solutions, to which the company contributes over 40 years of experience. Furthermore, there are operator solutions for aircraft. The division is divided into the following business units: Air Defence & Radar Systems, Integrated Electronic Systems and Technical Publications.

Rheinmetall AG, publicly listed and based in Düsseldorf, Germany, is a powerful, internationally successful corporation. As an integrated technology group, Rheinmetall is a market leader in the areas of environmentally friendly mobility and threat-appropriate security technology. Rheinmetall commands a foremost position as a global first-tier supplier to the automotive industry for modules and systems. Furthermore, Rheinmetall is Europe’s foremost supplier of defence and security technology and a longstanding partner of the armed forces.


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