Draper 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.
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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 I2C, BLE, SPI, Serial, USB, TCP/IP and Wi-Fi
C#, Java or Android development experience is an added plus
Open source software with emphasis on modularity, extensibility and reuse
Thorough understanding of the product development and engineering project management process
Compilers, make files, linker scripts, in-circuit emulators, JTAG debuggers, and laboratory test equipment such as logical analyzers and oscilloscopes
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Demonstrated success in technical decision making in a matrix environment
The candidate will work with Draper’s Embedded Software Group with the focus on low-power sensor systems, multi-processor complex embedded software systems. Domain includes imaging, GPS, cellular,
Guidance, navigation, control and mapping systems. The selected candidate will work in a small team to map customer needs into a software solution using a combination of custom, commercial and open source software.
An ability to work with customers to define requirements and implement them efficiently is required.
A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.
0-3 years experience in software development.
U.S Citizenship is a pre-requisite
Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance.
External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc