Senior Embedded Software Engineer in Santa Clarita at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 9/29/2020

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We are looking for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer at our Santa Clarita, California facility. This is your opportunity to be innovative, flexible, self-directed, and to bring your software engineering skills to our organization. You are a creative software developer who has a passion to invent, design, and implement embedded software along with a curiosity and desire to learn.
You will develop Board Support Packages (BSPs), drivers and develop enhancements to our existing BSPs and drivers for Single Board Computers (SBCs), develop power-on built-in-test firmware, and develop continuous built-in-test drivers. Resourcefulness and ability to overcome new challenges using insightful design and engineering skills coupled with innovative approaches are required. You will write software design and architecture documents and using DOORS to develop requirements.
You are a team player willing to share, discuss, and brainstorm ideas to define new products, product enhancements, and process improvements.

  • Design, develop, and test new embedded software.

  • Support and enhance existing embedded software.

  • Apply established development processes and assist in process improvement.

  • Analyze requirements and develop design alternatives.

  • Develop test software and procedures.

  • Develop demonstration applications to support sales.

  • Generate complete and accurate user and design documentation.

  • Provide input to architecture, design, and code reviews.

  • Provide input and evaluation of new technologies and products.

  • Keep current with embedded software trends and share knowledge.

  • Provide task breakdowns and accurate estimates for project planning.

  • Review and validation of software releases.

  • Participate in maintaining a positive and productive atmosphere within the team.

  • Liaise with customers.

  • C/C++ programming

  • WindRiver VxWorks/Linux BSPs and drivers

  • Proven communication/interpersonal skills.

  • Experience in board bring-up and writing prototype code.

  • Strong sense of responsibility, commitment to quality, and achieving deadlines.

  • Knowledge of software engineering processes and standards.

  • Experience in the following is an asset:

    • software configuration management tools (e.g SVN/GIT).

    • software defect tracking tools (e.g Jira).

    • software debugging tools.

    • Software test tools and methodologies.

    • Scripting tools and languages.

    • Requirements analysis and tracking

    • Task priority management and tracking

    • Linux and Windows development environments.

    • Reading/understanding of IC datasheets, board schematics.

    • Diagnostic tools like Digital Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, DVMs, etc.


  • Bachelor's in Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5 years' experience Co-op experience is applicable.
This position may require exposure to information that is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.


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