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Senior Software Engineer in Forest, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/5/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Forest, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Volt is looking for a Sr Software Engineer in the Forest VA area.

As a Senior Software Engineer you will be responsible for the design, develop and implementation of real-time software applications on embedded microcontrollers used in mobile radio communication systems. You will work with hardware engineers developing software for testing HW modules and the system. You’ll developing software that is compliant with various industry standards and generate appropriate design documentation.

•Makes decisions independently on software engineering problems and methods and represents the organization to resolve important questions.
•Designing, writing, testing embedded SW applications
•Producing documentation for developed software
•Develop and execute unit test cases and system test cases
•Resolve and support software issues reported from the field.
•Participate in the system design of wireless communications systems
•Provide team leadership to the local development team and act as the technical lead of a portion of a project.
•Uses ingenuity and creativity to devise new approaches and develop solutions to complex problems without appreciable direction
•Contributes to the development of new principles or concepts, new techniques or procedures.
•Mentors less experienced colleagues.

Skills required:
•BSEE/BSCS along with 8 or more years or MSEE/PhD along with 5 or more years of related experience.     
•C/C++ development experience
•Experience porting applications between different platforms, operating systems, cross-platform builds.
•Designing, writing, testing embedded SW applications
•Experience with Linux, both embedded and PC-based

Preferred Skills
•Experienced working in an Agile development environment.
•Experienced the in the use of effective SW design processes.
•Familiar with security-related aspects of SW design.
•Experience using integrating wireless modems into systems for remote access.
•Knowledge of mobile radio communication systems
•Device driver development experience

Additional notes:
* 1 year plus contract assignment - they do have full time opportunities as well if candidates are interested and a fit for FT roles
* position is open due to a retirement opportunity that several staff were able to take advantage of
* work schedule is flexible but basically 8-5 M-F remote work is not allowed
* Rate is flexible for right candidates
* Interview process is phone screen and then in person with several members of the team - manager is ready to interview immediately
* team size 1 manager 5 developers but you also work with team members in Germany Italy & MN on a routine basis
* this is a full time coding / active software developer role
Top things manager is looking for: C/C++ coding on a Linux platform Nice to have would be experience with Agile software process, Subversion or other version control system, code review tools (such as CodeColllaborator), and telecommunication or networking background. Why this is a great opportunity: Interesting work on state of the art product with a great team and an opportunity to learn new things

Volt is an equal opportunity employer