Draper Senior Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.
Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.
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We seek applicants who are highly experienced in the areas of
Embedded software development on ARM processors, low power microcontrollers, C/C++, RTOS, embedded Linux
Hardware interfaces and driver development
Communication protocols such as CAN, I2C, SPI, Serial, USB, Bluetooth Low Energy, TCP/IP and Wi-Fi
C#, Java or Android development experience is an added plus
Continuous Integration utilizing Docker, unit testing framework, system testing framework and open source static analysis tools
Open source software with emphasis on modularity, extensibility and reuse
Thorough understanding of the product development and engineering project management processes.
Compilers, make files, linker scripts, in-circuit emulators, JTAG debuggers, and laboratory test equipment such as logical analyzers and oscilloscopes
Familiar with OS scheduling, inter-thread and inter-process communication protocols
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Demonstrated success in technical decision making in a matrix environment
Strong ability to couple conceptual level thinking, creativity and resourcefulness with detailed project execution.
Ability to create and present executive level documents and presentations to communicate holistic solutions to existing and future mission requirements.
Masters/PhD degree in Computer Science, electrical or Computer Engineering major with 7+ years of experience.
Ability to obtain a secret clearance is required. U.S Citizenship is a pre-requisite.
External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc