Embedded Software Engineer

Sunnyvale, CA

Posted: 05/19/2020 Position Categories: Engineering

Job Description

A medical device manufacturing company in Sunnyvale, CA is seeking an Embedded Software Engineer to join their global software group. 



  • Be a key contributor on the software engineering team that leads development efforts for embedded software for commercial products and in-house research.
  • Prototype, design, implement and maintain software applications.
  • Develop embedded software driver modules for hardware components.
  • Work on projects that will involve robotics/hardware interfacing and control, factory automation, mathematical data analysis and data acquisition and storage.
  • Participate in cross-functional project teams with scientists, technical support and other engineers to resolve software issues.
  • Work with multi-discipline teams on new production introduction project while adhering to software development and source control processes.
  • Develop, design, and implement embedded software for robots and other automation equipment.
  • Document software; write technical specifications for interfaces and testing.

Job Requirements

BS in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with a specialization in real-time embedded systems, or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level.

Minimum 3+ years of progressively responsible work experience in engineering.

Experienced C, C++ programmer with experience in real-time / embedded system design, debug, and testing in an Embedded Linux / RTOS environment.

Working knowledge of robotics (mechanical controls for fluidics), interfacing stepper/servo motor control, and system engineering along with architectural design experience.

Solid understanding of communications such as CAN, TCP/IP, UDP, serial.

Solid understanding of concurrency, threading and data structures.

Ability to work with existing systems and process to optimize and innovating.


Preferred Qualifications:

Medical device or regulated industry experience is a plus

Experience working with web, cloud, and/or mobile application is a plus

Familiarity with high level languages such as Java and/or C# is a plus

Basic knowledge of other engineering disciplines helpful (mechanical, electrical, physics)

Ability to be self-motivated, proactive, curious, accountable and flexible

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

Additional Information

For more than forty years, Richmar Associates has connected talented job seekers with Silicon Valley businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500. We specialize in the temporary and direct placement services business. Based in the Silicon Valley, Richmar offers staffing solutions that include temporary, temp-to-hire, payroll service, vendor management and direct placement services to clients in the High-Tech Industry.

Richmar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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