Embedded Software Engineer

Sterling Heights, MI
$30 - $40 / Hour 
Fulltime, Contract
Mid level

Job Description

About the Role:

Embedded Software Developer role works on our Board Support Package or Software Loader / Verifier team. Join a dynamic group of software engineers responsible for the design, development and support of embedded software solutions for the world’s premier land-based combat vehicle producer.

On-site presence:

Hybrid - Due to the nature of the work, this role may require on-site presence up to 100%

This role is ONLY open to US Citizens and Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders). Candidates on CPT, OPT, H1B or TN visas are NOT permitted in this role. This company is NOT open to corp2corp (c2c) or corp2hire (c2h).

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Building and configuring VxWorks, Linux, or other embedded operating systems.
  • Perform Linux system programming tasks, including driver development and new hardware enablement on embedded Linux systems.
  • Integrate various software into build systems
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software
  • Enable embedded system security using cryptography and secure architectures
  • Manage individual priorities, deadlines, deliverables
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications / What you must have

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or similar discipline (Software Development emphasis).
  • 3-5 years experience in a Software role.
  • Ability to troubleshoot low level software issues and distinguish between hardware and software issues
  • Capable of developing C and / or C++ code that can be maintained and updated over decades
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, learning capabilities, and multitasking capabilities.

Additional Skills desired:

  • Experience with Linux device drivers, bootloaders, or other system programming is a strong plus
  • Experience with safety critical systems or real time systems is desirable
  • Experience with one or more build environments such as Buildroot, OpenEmbedded, or in particular Yocto
  • Experience with GIT, DOORs, Jira / Bitbucket / Confluence, gdb, or QT is a plus
  • Familiarity with security features such as SELinux, verified boot and trusted execution environments is a plus.
  • The candidate will need to have strong written and oral communication skills.

Additional Information

  • Must be able to work occasional evening and/or weekend overtime as required.
  • Able to travel to support offsite loads and testing when needed.

EOE (including Disability/Veterans)


Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $30.00 - $40.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Must be able to obtain a US Security Clearance?


  • Embedded software: 3 years (Required)
  • Linux: 3 years (Required)

Work Location: In person

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