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Senior Electrical/Embedded Software Engineer

Birmingham, AL 35211

Posted: 06/14/2024 Employment Type: Direct Industry: A&D/Semi Job Number: 84919

Job Description

The candidate will lead and participate in the electrical and software design of products.  Technical responsibilities vary by project; however, the candidate must have a command of electrical systems and embedded software support fundamentals and understand how they contribute to cost-effective reliable systems. This position requires relocation to Birmingham, AL

Key Responsibilities
Others may be added
  • Provides technical leadership in various research and development activities.
  • Develops and drives practical solutions to electrical/software system requirements through the full software development life cycle in embedded and real-time systems.
  • Provides leadership in the electrical/software development team including mentoring junior engineers.
  • Ability to extend and/or demonstrate software solutions through rapid prototyping.
  • Conduct technology evaluation and assessment of software and hardware tools, component technologies, and systems.
  • Ability and aptitude to serve as engineering lead for one or more projects.
  • Demonstrates effective oral communication including development of presentations using MS PowerPoint.
  • Drives breakthrough ideas and world-class research on advanced technology projects.
  • Can describe experience in planning and execution of project work plans to meet technical objectives.
  • Enjoys working within a talented multi-disciplinary engineering group to arrive at solutions to challenging electro-mechanical, electro-optical, multi-spectral digital signal processing problems.

Position Specific
  • Real-time embedded S/W development in C, C++.
  • Recent development with Linux, Redhat, Real-time O/S desirable.
  • Familiarity with S/W development tools, debuggers, gdb, GIT
  • Board bring up and integration with firmware/software.
  • Evaluate electrical components at prototype and production phases.
  • Work with mechanical, electrical, and other software teams to understand constraints.
  • Provide technical support to validation efforts, and technical training to product development group members
  • Manage project related bills of material, and resolve technical issues and project task delegation.
  • Ensure individual responsibilities within projects are completed satisfactorily.
  • Supervise and train project team members as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager

Job Requirements

Required Experience:
Minimum Qualifications
  • US Citizenship required.
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain security clearance at a level equivalent to Department of Defense (DOD) SECRET
  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline with 8 years relevant technical experience or MS Degree with 6 years relevant technical experience
  • Experience in a technical leadership in a research project.
  • Demonstrable experience in software design and implementation.
  • Experience with embedded system development.
  • Must be familiar with Electrical Hardware Design.
  • Proficiency in C and C++

Preferred Qualifications
  • MS or PhD in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • Advanced knowledge of digital signal/image processing
  • Experience with:
    • Linux Embedded System Development and embedded programming
    • Artificial Intelligence, Machine and Deep Learning
    • Platform Specific Optimization
  • 3 years' experience in technical leadership in a research project.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work well with others in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Planning and Organization
    • Systematically identifies issues to be addressed and plans a course of action for self to ensure the accomplishment of specific objectives.
  • Technical Expertise
    • Applies functional knowledge, skills, experience and judgment to accomplish a result, serve customers better and contribute to the organization's intellectual capital.

Work Environment & Conditions
This position involves work in an office and laboratory environment and could require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including:
  • Safety glasses
  • Hearing protection (varies based on tasks)
  • Shoe covers

Physical Demands
In performing the work for this position, the engineer must be able to:
  • Perform work utilizing a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Sit for extended periods of time without being able to leave the work area.
  • Stand for extended periods of time without being able to leave the work area.
  • Climb ladders and stairs in performing the work.

Travel
Moderate travel, domestic and international, required.

Salary Range: $180K - $200K depending on experience
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