Embedded Software Engineer
Job Details
Full Time
About the Job

The Embedded Software team in the Philadelphia studio is seeking an 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.



  • Serve as a resource for project teams, applying engineering principles, technical knowledge, experience, and research to product development efforts
  • 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
  • Develop and maintain system documentation including requirements, architecture, and verification plans
About You


  • Bachelor's degree (or greater) in computer science, electrical engineering, or related discipline
  • At least 1 year of experience in related field of study
  • Experience with hands-on development of embedded systems
  • 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 Experience

  • You have experience with the implementation of Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS) in a resource constrained environment.

  • You have developed software in an Embedded Linux environment

  • You have experience with digital hardware design and interfacing including MCUs, DSPs, memory, schematic capture, etc.

  • You have experience with ST, Freescale, Microchip, ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers / ARM Cortex-A microprocessors

  • You have experience with instrumentation, control theory, digital signal processing, filter design, motor control

  • You have experience with the application development in a PC environment using C#/.NET, Python, Qt, etc.

  • You have a high level of comfort in all client-facing activities and great interpersonal skills.

  • You have excellent writing and presentation skills both needed for workshop facilitation and client presentations.

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

  • You want to work in an environment where things move quickly, and you're happy to adapt as situations shift.

  • You act with an inclusive mindset and model these behaviors for the organization.

  • You are motivated by change, and see the pandemic, social injustice, and our younger generations as meaningful opportunities to adapt how we design and collaborate, and what we deliver. Because equity, inclusion, and diversity are important to you, you have a point of view, personal or professional experience, or interest in helping make a difference.


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.