Senior Embedded Software Engineer - Safety and Security

Newell Brands   •  

Atlanta, GA

5 - 7 years

Posted 262 days ago

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New Product Development team is looking for a highly motivated, embedded software engineer to build the next generation of mesh connected and smart home products.

You will augment a small, collaborative engineering team to design and develop firmware, device drivers, and algorithms to deliver connected products from design to board bring-up to production.

The nature of the position requires the candidate to have excellent communication skills, strong technical and debugging skills, along with a drive to make a difference.


  • Analyze system requirements and plan and estimate development activities.
  • Write clear and concise design specifications where applicable.
  • Design and develop firmware/software for embedded products, debug existing software/firmware.
  • Work closely with microprocessors, ARM-based processors, WiFi, BLE, integration with IoT cloud.
  • Test firmware on hardware platform.
  • Design new software modules and develop supporting documentation.
  • Support product development plans (schedule, product costs, meeting design inputs).
  • Act as a resource to mentor and teach less experienced Engineers.
  • Maintain code in repository using tools like Git, and Atlassian.
  • Ability to travel 10%.  Some travel may be international


  • 5+ years embedded software development experience with commercial SoC products for high volume, high quality consumer electronics products.
  • Deep understanding software engineering principles, and core computer science fundamentals.
  • Fundamental facility with C/C++, build and source code control tools, and full lifecycle software development processes.
  • Experience with boot firmware, device drivers, file systems, and memory management.
  • Hands on experience with new system board bring up.
  • Previous experience with kernel and device driver development and debugging.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP suite of protocols.
  • Prior experience working on 802.11 technologies or other wireless technologies and standards is desirable.
  • Ability to ramp up quickly on both new technologies and existing technologies.
  • Highly focused, with the ability to deliver solid work on tight schedules.
  • Self-motivated and a great attitude towards solving problems.
  • Track record of shipping great consumer products.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Excellent analytical, programming and debugging skills.
  • Obsessively passionate and inquisitive, and seek to solve everyday problems in innovative ways.


  • BS electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or equivalent (MSpreferred).