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Real-Time Embedded Software Engineer (On-site)

Sterling Heights, MI 48312

Posted: 06/25/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 24-00475

Job Description

Our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Real-Time Embedded Software Engineer. This role involves planning and performing a variety of tasks across software requirements analysis, software architecture and design, implementation (code and unit test), documentation, hardware-software integration, troubleshooting, problem-solving, and software verification testing. Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing, maintaining, upgrading, and porting embedded product software and/or product support software to enhance, implement, and support project/system functionality for assigned technical efforts.
  • Mentoring less experienced software engineers to help develop their software development, testing capabilities, and troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Collaborating across other engineering disciplines such as Mechanical, Electrical, Controls, and Systems.
  • Ensuring technical approach consistency with established engineering principles and practices.
  • Ensuring that product outcomes meet customer needs and that customer and company technical, system, performance, process, and quality requirements are met.

Skills Required:

  • Proficient in C and C++ programming
  • Experience developing software applications on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows 10/11 Operating Systems
  • Knowledge of Git and Jira/Gitlab Configuration Management tools
  • Object-Oriented design and development experience
  • Familiarity with current computer applications and technologies in applicable engineering disciplines
  • Ability to solve basic technical design and development problems
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with customers to solve technical problems
  • Ability to travel to the customer site

Skills Preferred:

  • Familiarity with relevant military and commercial design standards
  • Familiarity with UML modeling tools
  • Familiarity with M88 functionality and capability
  • Familiarity with DOORS
  • Familiarity with CMMI for development
  • Familiarity with embedded systems
  • Familiarity with the Qt Framework for front-end GUIs
  • Familiarity with Ethernet-based protocols (SSL/TLS, SSH, SFTP)
  • Familiarity with Nessus and Coverity cybersecurity scans
  • Familiarity with hardening systems and applying STIG rules

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in real-time embedded software development and/or software testing
  • Experience in the development and integration of software applications on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows 10/11
    • Packaging software as RPMs and binary executables
    • Drivers, DLLs, shared objects, and static libraries

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience in architectural-level software design using Magic Draw, Enterprise Architect, or similar model-based engineering tools (for software developers)
  • Experience using NI TestStand (for software testers)
  • Familiarity with combat vehicle functionality and capability
  • Experience with developing on VxWorks

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field


  • Health Insurance
  • 401k


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Meet Your Recruiter

Tom Lee
Senior Vice President of Recruiting and IT Operations

Mr. Lee has over 25 years of experience in the service and retail industries with extensive backgrounds in management, sales, recruiting and training. He is currently a senior member of our recruiting staff serving multiple industries, with a specific focus on personnel with engineering backgrounds. He joined HEPCO in 1992.

As a recruiter he enjoys interacting with people from all walks of life and that every day is different. Outside of the office, Tom is an avid golfer and is skilled at repairing his golf clubs.  

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