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Embedded Software Engineer - Aerospace & Defense

Wind River Systems
Huntsville, AL 35801
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Wind River Systems
Customer Success - Services Huntsville, Alabama

Wind River is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.


Wind River Professional Services has been helping clients implement great innovations, increase ROI and reduce time to market for more than 30 years. We have an excellent opportunity for an Embedded Software Engineer to work on cutting edge development projects in Huntsville, AL, on site with an important customer as part of our respected Professional Services team of highly skilled engineers. The position can be a Member of Technical Staff or a Senior Engineer based on your experience.

The ideal candidate will have proven skills in development of embedded software for embedded hardware systems. The job requires solid people skills for interaction with customers and Wind River services project teams. The qualified candidate will be self-driven with relevant embedded software experience that can be applied to a variety of new processor and peripheral devices. The candidate must have sufficient experience with current VxWorks (preferred) or Wind River Linux (second priority) products to provide direct assistance to end-user-customers. Your contributions in the role will play a critical part in our North American Professional Services team helping our customers create mission critical Aerospace & Defense systems.


  • Provide direct assistance to customer teams with Design, implementation and validation of embedded software, e.g. Board Support Packages (BSP) for custom and/or COTS embedded hardware systems
  • Provide direct assistance to customer teams with Design, implementation and test of software drivers for a variety of peripheral devices commonly used in embedded hardware systems.
  • Provide direct assistance to customer teams with Development of hardware test code, support bring-up and validation of custom embedded hardware systems.
  • Provide customer site support
  • Work independently on customer site managing day to day interactions


  • Bachelors degree in computer science, electrical engineering or equivalent in a related subject area
  • Minimum of 5 years of embedded software design experience, a significant portion of which is with VxWorks and Linux.
  • US Citizen
  • Experience with low level embedded SW (e.g. BSPs and device drivers) development, debugging/trouble shooting
  • Experience using embedded software development environments (e.g. Workbench, Eclipse)
  • Experience in custom embedded hardware bring up
  • Strong C programming experience
  • Software development experience on one or more common embedded processor types (PowerPC, MIPS, x86, ARM, etc.)
  • Prior customer success management experience a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and a track record of completing software development tasks on time
  • Self-motivated with a strong desire to learn
  • Solid decision-making skills and judgment can be depended upon to meet goals, foresee and avert problems
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance, prefer to already hold DoD security clearance. Current security clearance (Secret level) a plus.


  • Experience with Multicore & Virtualization architectures a plus.
  • Should be a hands on type of person with the initiative to dive in and do whatever is necessary to get the task completed.
Wind River believes that some things are so important they simply cannot fail. That is why we exist. Wind River software has been running the computing systems of the most important critical infrastructure that demand the highest standards for safety, security, performance, and reliability. Found in more than 2 billion devices, Wind River is pioneering edge compute technologies to accelerate the evolution from automated devices to autonomous systems and we have a place for you!


  • 401K + Company Match
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Virgin Pulse Wellness program
  • Christmas, Thanksgiving & July 4th Soft Shutdown periods
  • Birthday and Volunteer Time off
  • Wind River is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 2020-06-10 Expires: 2020-07-12

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