Location: 
Fremont
Employment Type: 
Contract
Job ID: 
133775
Description: 

 

Job Description

The primary area of work is C++. Our projects all involve embedded software control of robotic and other motion related hardware. The following specific tasks will be performed during the project life cycle:
• Gather requirements, write design specification and have spec reviewed in Peer Design Review
• Interact with Mechanical and Electrical engineers and understand system
• Implement the design with C++ programming
• Get code reviewed by Peer Design Review
• Unit testing over software emulation
• Unit testing on hardware
• Integrate software component to overall system
• Work with rest of team in debugging system integration problems
• Write release notes for software developed
• Weekly status report to project lead
 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
BS Degree in Software Engineering Computer Science, or related field, or relevant experience in embedded programming. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Previous experience in working with a small team of 6 – 12 engineers. Working knowledge on C++ Programming, embedded RTOS, Atollic or similar Eclipse based IDE, microcontrollers and peripherals like SPI, ADC, I2C, etc. Working knowledge of experience in UML based state-machine design and coding, programming multi-threading in Java/C++, software in instrumentation or equipment control, robotics and motion control related software.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in some of the following areas are desired: NutTx type of RTOS, microcontroller with embedded RTOS, file systems, programming for the Microsoft .NET compact framework, programming devices based on Windows CE, experience in any of ISA/PCI/UCB/CAN bus based device programming, TCP/IP based network programming, C# based rich GUI development.

Experience with motion control and robotics
The ideal candidate must be a self-starter, a motivated and quick learner, proactive in problem solving, requires minimal supervision and enjoys working with hardware.
This position may require travel up to 15% to support our existing customer within the US and/or International.

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