Sr. Embedded Software Engineer

Harris   •  

Mount Prospect, IL

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 58 days ago

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This Software Engineer will provide embedded software engineering to the Wireless Solutions segment within the Harris Corporation Electronic Systems. Responsible for developing embedded applications with supporting low-level drivers. Involved in the entire software life cycle, including software coding, integration, debugging, and full documentation. Requires a good knowledge base of engineering principles, theories and techniques.

May be assigned the engineering responsibility for a project or part of a project depending upon size, scope and complexity. Design, develop, test and verify complex engineering tasks in software, systems, and/or hardware components. Encompass a wide range of sophisticated (cross-discipline) engineering problem resolutions. Involved in design and development of engineering assignments related to products and systems including the engineering of new products or updates to existing products.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Develops embedded software utilizing C for embedded applications and drivers
  • Design, document, implement, and test using team processes
  • Consult with hardware engineers and other engineering staff to evaluate the interfaces between hardware and software and operational performance requirements of the overall system.
  • Perform software/FPGA/hardware component integration while identifying, tracking, and repairing defects.


  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.
  • 6+ years of embedded software development experience
  • At least 4 years of experience with C coding within a real time operating system
  • At least 4 years of experience using lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, power supplies, and multi-meters

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Knowledge of Git revision control and JIRA
  • Experience with built-in and automated test
  • Understanding of Linux kernel-space/user-space