Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Charlotte, North Carolina | Permanent | Job ID #52084 |
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Onward Search is seeking an innovator and leader to fulfill a Senior Embedded Software / Firmware Engineer position located at our client's brand-new Charlotte, NC campus.

We are hiring a passionate embedded developer to join a community of world-class engineers on a multidisciplinary team of Electrical, Software, and Computer engineers. The team’s mission is to exceed our customers’ expectations by creating disruptive new products while relentlessly innovating our existing products.

Position Summary: We seek a dedicated leader and innovator to develop firmware and software in an agile, collaborative environment. This driven individual contributor will design, develop, and refine highly functioning embedded products from concept to manufacturing release. Candidates will understand a wide range of programming environments from embedded “super loop” and RTOS applications to full-featured object-oriented applications in Windows, Linux, and Android. We seek a diverse skill set which may include experience with the Internet of Things (IoT), knowledge of PCB design, and an understanding of analog circuitry. We offer an extraordinary work environment with state-of-the-art equipment and access to several specialized labs including mechanical, chemical, low power electronics, and high power industrial automation labs.


Lead, Inspire, and Collaborate

We are seeking natural leaders who enjoy mentoring others and providing technical guidance to their colleagues. The team members inspire each other with new ideas and out-of-the-box thinking. The ideal developer will lead technological innovation by example enhancing our collaborative environment with their unique skills and perspective.


Design, Develop, Innovate, and Improve

We seek firmware developers to design innovative packaging equipment and user-oriented electrical controls using their unique creativity and extensive embedded software and firmware skills. Our developers continuously improve existing products and create new products using an agile process to develop, test, and debug our embedded control systems in a collaborative team environment that honors mutual respect and accountability.


Be Exceptional and Grow

We seek experts who can diagnosis and resolve complex system-wide problems from the low level printed circuit board to the OS and application level. We expect exceptional engineering quality while following industry best practices, standards, and methods. We commit to the highest ethical standards, a strong owner mentality, and a sense of urgency to meet customer commitments. We continuously improve, learn, and grow our technical, interpersonal, and leadership skills through training, strategic new opportunities, and increasing responsibility.


  • A Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • 8 or more years of firmware and embedded software programming experience.
  • Demonstrable skills in writing firmware for ARM processors such as STM32, MicroChip, XScale, or FreeScale NXP
  • Ability to occasionally travel (domestic and international).
  • Working knowledge of Agile and Scrum principles, OOP, and scripting languages including Java, Python, and Perl
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment independently and on a highly collaborative team
  • Demonstrated proficiency with C, C++, and C#

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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