Embedded Software Engineer II

Embedded Software Engineer II
in Tualatin, OR - US

Job Description

This position is responsible for the research, development, and application of software/hardware as it relates to new and existing products. As required, this position may encompass the following steps of the product life cycle: specification, design, implementation, testing, release, and manufacturing support. The Embedded Software Engineer II works under moderate supervision.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Research and develop new parts and products to be useful for the company.
  2. Work with Product Management in the various stages of product development, as required:
  3. Research new parts and technologies
  4. Develop technical specifications for products
  5. Develop electrical specification for products
  6. Develop software specification for products
  7. Develop test specification for products
  8. Assist with development of an operations manual, if applicable
  9. Design & develop electrical assemblies for products according to the electrical specification
  10. Design & develop of software for electrical assemblies for products according to the technical, software, and test specifications
  11. Work with Document Control to create a document package that completely specifies the design and implementation of a product.
  12. Work with Purchasing and Manufacturing to handle continuing engineering on existing products and processes as requested through the Engineering Change Request (ECR) program.
  13. Develop application systems. This includes preparing requirement specifications, analysis, design, coding, implementation and testing components of application as assigned, according to defined application requirements. 
  14. Write efficient code for complex programming assignments. 
  15. Develop comprehensive test data, conduct independent units tests and assist in system testing and documentation.
  16. Prepare Statements of Work, Project Plans, and follow through with problems in a timely manner.  

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent technical documentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with a keen focus to detail.
  • Understanding of electrical safety.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical, Computer Science or other Engineering related field.
  • Minimum 4 years experience in embedded hardware & software engineering, design & development.
  • Familiarity with industry practices and tools in the implementation of embedded hardware and software technology

Additional Education & Experience

  • 3+ years proficiency in developing embedded products using C or C++.
  • Experience in designing firmware using 16/32 microcontrollers and ARM processors.
  • Understanding of RTOS concepts and expertise in designing event driven real time firmware.
  • Experience in designing firmware for CAN, BLE, UART, SPI, I2C or other communication protocols
  • Must have the ability to work through low level hardware issues and board bring up.
  • Experience in wireless protocols like BLE, ZigBee or WiFi is a plus.
  • Experience in Java applications and drivers for embedded Linux or Android OS is a plus



Leviton is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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