Sr IoT Embedded Software Engineer

Leader in Radio Frequency Engineering  •  Madison, WI and 3 other locations

8 - 10 years experience  •  Wireless

$100K - $120K
Posted on 09/22/17 by Kim Monmonier
Leader in Radio Frequency Engineering
Madison, WI
8 - 10 years experience
$100K - $120K
Posted on 09/22/17 Kim Monmonier

Senior IoT Embedded SW Development Engineer

The best of both worlds, as our clients is a stable, highly reputable global organization AND this division features a culture and close-knit innovative team that comes with a small energetic organization

Our client is a global leader in the field of innovative radio frequency engineering- providing End to End IoT products and solutions from Napkin Sketch thru Manufacturing with robust portfolio of embedded wireless components, innovative product design services and connectivity platforms. Serving Fortune 50 to Start-up’s, our client simplifies wireless connectivity and accelerates time to market by leveraging its passionate, smart and diverse, global team. Presence in almost 20 countries and 50 facilities serving Enterprise IoT, Mobile Device, Telecom, Medical, Connected Car and Industrial industries.

Location: Minneapolis, MN or Raleigh, NC

 Opportunity: IoT Embedded SW Development Engineer IV is a unique opportunity to be critical member of a project team, on the bleeding edge of diverse innovation as products and projects are the brainchild of some of the hottest companies, leading the IoT evolution…. many originating with a napkin sketch.

Projects may last 3-12months and the Sr. SW Development Engineer IV will be charged with leading projects from idea thru manufacturing including regular customer interface, white-board brain storming, requirement development & definition, set strategy & scope, manage budget, schedule and deliverables. Then off to dig into another cool idea and bring another successful product to market.

o       Embedded Software Engineer will be focused on Embedded Linux applications and responsible for embedded software development alongside diverse team of Electrical, Mechanical, Design, CAD and UI Engineers

o       Leads software development projects utilizing formal process, through requirement development and analysis, architecture design and optimization, communication protocol development, high and low-level software development, code reviews, use of software standards, and testing

o       Designs, implements, tests and debugs complex embedded systems software.

o       Personally, meet with customers to gather project scope & capture requirements

o       Works withsales team and customers to accurately scope and estimate project efforts and provide technical support

o       Hungry, humble, passionate about solving interesting problems and talented.

o       Someone who enjoys diversification of projects, interfacing with customers, innovation, collaboration and thrives thinking outside the ‘box’- must be flexible and mature in their understanding. 

o       Communications is key; as is proactive risk management/mitigation.

Likely Background & Experience

o       8+ years of experience in Software Development

o       Applied wireless technologies include; Cellular, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and proprietary solutions predominately in the 900MHz and 2.4GHz bands

o       Embedded Linux experience is a highly preferred requirement

o       Cross discipline development experience is an added desired attribute.

o       Ability to lead projects with no direct supervision and deliver results against milestones and deliverables

o       Rich knowledge on defining project scope, deliverables and team requirements

o       Strong knowledge and experience with the C language. Preferredexperience in C++ and/or assembly and scriptinglanguages (Python, PERL, etc.)

o       Rich knowledge of common peripherals and interface drivers (e.g., SPI, I2C, UART, USB)

o       Working knowledge of the ARM architecture including a thorough understanding of interrupts and interrupt handling

o       Must have experience with Linux on ARM and/or x86 and basic understanding of Linux scheduling algorithms.

o       Must have experience developing Linux devices drivers and application development, cross-compiling toolchains for ARM and/or x86 and debugging system issues

o       Experience and understanding of the 802.11 stack, BlueZ and Android in Linux

o       Preferredexperience with Linux based Cellular systems

o       A working knowledge of embedded hardware (digital, analog, RF), ability to read and interpret schematics, debug common hardware issues, and generate power calculations.

o       Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred. Master’s degree highly regarded.

The Best- “being able to work with a group of passionate, diverse team members from the beginning of a project to manufacturing- and never knowing what new, sexy idea will walk through the door that we get to develop”

The Challenge- Fast paced environment with ‘all hands-on deck’. Communication and effective customer interface is extremely important among team members and there is an extensive amount of customer interface. Our best engineers and team members are purple-squirrels… people AND project oriented.

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