Embedded Software Engineer

Posted On Mar 15, 2019 Location Albany,New York
Experience 3 yrs- 5 yrs Duration FULLTIME



Job Title – Embedded Software Engineer
Job Location – Rochester, NY
Job Code – CS0183007-26226

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at harris.com

Job Description:

The Embedded Software Engineer with be responsible for research, design, and development of real-time embedded GPP software for next generation radio products, in conjunction with hardware product development.

  • Requires the application of the principles and techniques of computer engineering, software engineering, electrical engineering, and mathematical analysis to daily tasking
  • Analyze requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints
  • Ability to develop and analyze design tradeoffs against scope, cost, and schedule constraints 
  • Consult with electrical engineers and other engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software/firmware, and operational performance requirements of the overall system
  • Experience with mentoring of engineers
  • Develop and conduct software system testing procedures, programming, and documentation
  • Design, implement, test, and maintain embedded software for real-time control of advanced tactical radio equipment
  • Provide technical support to internal and external customers including factory software introduction support and manufacturing issue resolution
  • Execution of software development process in a CMMI Level 3 environment
  • Perform coding and unit test of resultant software/firmware
  • Perform software/firmware component integration
  • Participate in and lead peer reviews
  • Identifying, tracking and repairing defects


  • BSEE, BSCS, BSCE required with a minimum of 3 years software engineering industry experience.
  • Experience with: Object-Oriented Design (OOD) and C++ embedded programming.
  • Experience with IP Networking, Wireless Networking, networking protocols and/or Ethernet switching.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with software emulators/debuggers, multi-threaded design, embedded real-time operating systems, flash file systems, and XML.
  • Experience with wireless communications systems is highly preferred
  • Experience with board support package and driver development
  • Strong proficiency with C and CORBA
  • Familiarity with real-time operating systems, such as QNX or Linux
  • Experience with design and implementation of time-critical software applications
  • Ability to analyze and modify existing software to add new capabilities.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment; good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Creativity in problem solving
  • Understands basic principles and technical concepts; position provides opportunities to apply theory to practice

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one.  Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens.  In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.


Location: USA - NY - Rochester
Activation Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Expiration Date: Thursday, August 1, 2019
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