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Sr Embedded Software Engineer in Dulles, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 2/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Dulles, VA
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $140000.0 - $150000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Volt is seeking a seeking a Lead Embedded Software Engineer for one of our major clients in the Dulles, VA area.  The selected lead be responsible for architecting, designing and developing embedded applications for a wide-range of special communication and software defined radio systems/devices. The ideal candidate will have 8 to 10 years of experience in embedded software applications with a proven ability to lead the software lifecycle development from CONOPS/Requirements Definition to Final Acceptance Test/Deployment.


  • Lead the software development efforts on various embedded platforms for special communication and software defined radio system/devices
  • Architect, design and develop embedded software applications utilizing C/C++
  • Work closely with System, HW and test engineers throughout the embedded software design/development life cycle
  • Work directly customers to ensure embedded software meets key mission requirements Customers
  • Document software design and participate in design and code reviews
  • Perform software/hardware integration during software development and unit testing


Applicants selected must have ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government security clearance

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or another related field.
  • 8 to 10 years of professional C/C++ language embedded software development experience required.
  • Embedded Linux User and/or Kernel space experience
  • Nucleus, MQX, or equivalent embedded RTOS experience.
  • Proficiency with multi-threaded design
  • Strong problem solving and embedded software debugging skills
  • Ability to multitask across multiple projects/initiatives
  • Ability to plan technical work and provide inputs to schedule and estimate generation
  • Familiarity with configuration management processes and tools
  • Strong oral and written communication skills


  • Knowledge of Git revision control.
  • Knowledge of JIRA.

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.