Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota

$72.96 Information Technology and Services
Job Type: Contractual
Minimum Experience:
Recruiter Name: Angelo Escalante, John Tayag, Khris Cruz, Melody Papa, Stephany Joy Pastrana

Job Description

Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Temp to hire

Hybrid approach w/ 9/80 work schedule

We have multiple openings for individuals with experience and a passion for real-time, embedded software development.

The Principal Software Engineer plans, leads, and performs a variety of tasks across the areas of software requirements analysis, software architecture and design, implementation (code and unit test), documentation, hardware-software integration, troubleshooting, problem solving, and software verification testing.

The Principal Software Engineer:

  • Plans, leads, and executes efforts to architect, design, develop, maintain, upgrade, port, and verify/qualify embedded product software and/or product support software to enhance, implement and support project/system functionality.
  • Mentors less experienced software engineers to help develop their software development and test capabilities and troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Collaborates across the other engineering disciplines such as Mechanical, Electrical, Controls, and Systems. 
  • Ensures that technical approach is consistent with established engineering principles and practices. Ensures that cost and schedule targets are met, product outcomes meet customer needs, and customer and company technical, system, performance, process, and quality requirements are met.

Skills, Experience & Education Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM field
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in real-time embedded software development
  • Object-oriented software architecture, software design, C++ coding, and unit testing of embedded software with knowledge of requirements-based software verification and traceability
  • Use of version control and issue tracking tools
  • Experience to include requirements analysis, software design, implementation (code and unit test) and authoring of formal deliverable documentation

Skills, Experience & Education Preferred

  • Developing and troubleshooting communications, device drivers, and IO interfaces
  • Integrating or testing software on bare metal and with various real-time operating systems such as vxWorks and Linux/Unix derivatives
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science
  • Experience in architectural level software design using Magic Draw, Enterprise Architect, or similar model-based engineering tool
  • Experience either standing up or extending software verification environments in support of automated software verification testing
  • Familiarity with weapon systems, munitions, and/or combat vehicle functionality and capability
  • Experience using GitLab or other CI / CD tools

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