Senior Embedded Engineer C/C++

Matlen Silver
September 12, 2022
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Job Type
Remote Work
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Senior Embedded Engineer C/C++
Location: Buffalo Grove, IL (Hybrid work schedule or Can Be Remote with travel to onsite office when necessary)
Direct Hire, Full Time Permanent
Starting Salary: $110,000K to $125,000K – Can Be Negotiable - depending on years of experience with the requirements below

  • 70-80% - embedded siftware development and 30-20 Electronic and Test Plan
  • Concept To Design To Production 
  • Degree - Prefer BA EE or CS 
  • 6 - 10 years’ experience 
  • Industry - transportation or automotive
  • Client Facing - Work with the whole Engineering team
  • Travel - slight 5% - Domestic
  • Replacement - Main Engineer is retiring 


  • A minimum of 6 years of hands-on development of embedded solutions in C or C++.
  • Experience with bare-metal programming and hardware/software co-design of embedded systems.
  • Experience with CAN/J1939, data communications (ethernet, Bluetooth).
  • Experience with applications of DC motor motion control in industrial automation, robotics, automotive, is desirable.
  • Experience with HDL languages (VHDL, Verilog) as well as assembly is a plus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of embedded software for electronics projects from concept & development though implementation, validation, and production launch phases.
  • Deliver on multiple projects simultaneously under fast-paced development lifecycles.
  • Act independently with limited supervision to complete small to moderate scope projects.
  • Ensure schedule and performance objectives are met for each project.
  • Evaluate technical options and make decisions with mid to long-term impact on product with justification.
  • Push for innovation by researching and staying on top of trends in new embedded software and electronics concepts and strategies.
  • Work with external stakeholders (transit bus manufacturers and transit authorities) to solicit requirements, and eventually integrate and validate new product designs.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional internal resources (sales, marketing, testing, manufacturing, quality, purchasing, mechanical and electrical engineers) to solicit requirements, design, implement, test & prototype technical solutions.
  • Provide post-production support and track field defects, with an end goal of continuously improving the performance and reliability of the product.
  • Work with third party vendors and/or partners to develop product solutions.
  • Develop internal electrical and software test plans that meet both company and industry regulations.
  • Work with management/supervisors to push for and implement system and software process updates.
  • Design, develop, code, test, debug, release and deploy software in C and C++, in line with common software development practices.
  • Propose designs, present and be able to review electrical hardware/embedded electronic system designs at the schematic level.
  • Review code, present changes and participate in peer reviews, present system concepts, detailed designs, and participate in product stage gate reviews.
  • Interface with mechanical and embedded electrical hardware designers to implement a robust embedded solution.
  • Comply with design control and stage gate processes.
  • Report status of assigned projects to major stakeholders and management

About Matlen Silver 
Experience Matters. Let your experience be driven by our experience. For more than 40 years, Matlen Silver has delivered solutions for complex talent and technology needs to Fortune 500 companies and industry leaders. Led by hard work, honesty, and a trusted team of experts, we can say that Matlen Silver technology has created a solutions experience and legacy of success that is the difference in the way the world works.
Matlen Silver is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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