Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Jun 20, 2014
Jul 20, 2014
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Full Time
The senior embedded software engineer for printer development will be responsible for architecture, design, development and testing of embedded software and firmware that controls motors, pumps, heaters, imagers, interlocks, etc. for printing three dimensional objects

Responsible for various aspects of real-time software control of motors, heaters and sensors in an embedded development environment.
Work with hardware and mechanical development teams to define software functional requirements.
Responsible for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of computer software for systems supporting Product Development
Develop real-time control software to coordinate all 3D printer project sub-systems.
Develop new device drivers as required by electronic and mechanical
Support the development of software requirements and software project plans, including schedule dependencies, deliverables and target dates
Write technical specifications for product designs
Responsible for integration and validation of product designs with other project team members.
Supports software QA/test methodologies
Education and Training:

BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering required; MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineer preferred


Minimum of 6+ years of experience in embedded systems programing
Experience with technologies preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


Firmware development in C/C(++)
Real time embedded software development
Embedded systems design with preemptive, multitasking real-time operating systems
Knowledge of C, C++, JAVA, Object Oriented Design, GUI Development, UNIX, MS Windows, Networking Protocols (i.e., Novell, TCP/IP) and print languages (i.e., Postscript and PCL)
Ability to demonstrate proficiency using modern software development processes, including software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer review
Ability to demonstrate excellent verbal and written documentation skills with experience developing and presenting to other engineering team members
Ability to demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office and core business-use tools
Print process and knowledge of imaging a plus.

Modern software development processes, including software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer review practices.
Requirements development and interface design
System architecture development from concept to production
Low cost designs
Design leverage across multiple platforms

Some knowledge of Laboratory instrumentation (oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, waveform generators, etc.)
Software interfacing and system level debugging skills

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