Embedded Software Engineer

Jan 8

The Embedded Systems Engineer will be responsible for the design and development of embedded applications on hardware platforms. The focus in this role includes the creation of technical specifications, application firmware design and development, and support for manufacturing and regulatory approval. Knowledge of software development practices and principles is required. The Embedded Systems Engineer must support their peers in day to day development activities and be able to troubleshoot platform defects of limited complexity.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement software of embedded devices and systems from requirements to production
  • Design, develop, code, test and debug system software;
  • Review code and design
  • Analyze and enhance efficiency, stability and scalability of system resources
  • Integrate and validate new product designs
  • Support software QA and optimize I/O performance
  • Provide post-production support
  • Interface with hardware design and development
  • Assess third party and open-source software

Requirements

  • Proven working experience in software engineering
  • Experience in hands-on development and troubleshooting on embedded targets
  • Solid programming experience in C or C++, Python
  • Proven experience in embedded systems design with preemptive, multitasking real-time operating systems
  • Familiarity with software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer review
  • Excellent knowledge of OS coding techniques, IP protocols, interfaces and hardware subsystems
  • Adequate knowledge of reading schematics and data sheets for components
  • Strong documentation and writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems and effectively raise issues
  • Self-driven, goal oriented, and efficient
  • Functions well in a team environment and has the ability to adapt quickly
  • Experience with Agile development processes is a plus

How to Apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter to [email protected] with the subject “Embedded Software Engineer”

P.O Box 27178-00100
Nairobi, Kenya

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