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Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Job Details

Full Time
Engineering

About the Job

The Embedded Software team is seeking a Principal Embedded Software Engineer for our expanding product development team. We are looking for a motivated self-starter who will contribute to the continued growth of the company. You will work closely with the Electrical Engineering, Interaction Design, and Mechanical Engineering teams to design and develop embedded systems for a wide variety of applications. You must be familiar with firmware design and be able to author robust, maintainable code in C or C++, and be comfortable with generating associated documentation. This is a hybrid position from our Madison, WI studio. 

 

Responsibilities 

  • Serve as a leader for project teams, applying engineering principles, technical knowledge, experience, and research to product development efforts
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to staff-level engineers, as well as contribute to development and refinement of departmental best practices
  • Produce software for embedded devices using C or C++
  • Debug prototypes using lab equipment such as logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, multimeters, spectrum analyzers and signal generators
  • Architect and develop system documentation including requirements, architecture, and verification plans
  • Work with the sales and leadership teams to estimate and schedule development effort

About You

Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or related discipline
  • 10+ years of experience in the hands-on development of embedded systems
  • Experience with Embedded Linux
  • Proficient in C or C++ programming languages and associated toolchains
  • Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, and programming methodologies
  • Competent in use of lab instrumentation for board-level debug
  • Experience with device drivers and peripherals including UART, SPI, I2C, DMA, ADC, DAC, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • You have experience in the following areas: 

    • Implementation of Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS) in a resource constrained environment

    • Digital hardware design and interfacing including MCUs, DSPs, memory, schematic capture, etc.

    • Project management, system level design, system integration

    • Experience with ST, Freescale, Microchip, ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers / ARM Cortex-A microprocessors

    • Instrumentation, control theory, digital signal processing, filter design, motor control

    • Application development in a PC environment using C#/.NET, Python, Qt, etc.

  • You have experience or familiarity working at or with consultancies. 

  • You cultivate and thrive in collaborative environments. You have interest and/or experience in inspiring, empowering, and guiding others. 

  • You are committed to high standards of workmanship. You are self-motivated and can work independently with little oversight.

  • You are an excellent communicator with exemplary writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills all needed for interaction with clients, participants, and internal teams

  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and complexity, because sometimes that leads to the most unique, unexpected design solutions.

  • You are motivated by change and see meaningful opportunities to adapt how we design and collaborate, and what we deliver. You have a point of view of equity, inclusion, and diversity, and have an interest in striving for positive progress in this area. 

 

Be Inspired. Be Inspiring. Be Yourself. 

Delve embraces difference because creativity, curiosity, and diversity drive innovation. We nurture a supportive and inclusive environment. Be yourself and create a future that improves lives. We encourage applicants of color and those with diverse lived experiences to apply.

 

About Delve  


Delve is a multidisciplinary product innovation firm that brings bold ideas to market those guides clients through the complexities of innovation, delivering better, faster, and more sustainable success. For over 55 years, Delve has mobilized the best experts and technologies for its clients, completing over 10,000 client projects, producing over 1,500 patents, and winning over 200 design awards.  

 

Delve serves ambitious start-ups to Fortune 500 clients in the healthcare, consumer, and commercial industries, delivering innovation through advanced expertise in research, strategy, design, and engineering. Delve has placed innovation studios in Boston, Madison, Philadelphia, and San Francisco to attract forward- thinking leaders to solve complex product challenges through human-centered design.  

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