Embedded Software Architect – C++ (Engineering Services)

Published: 3 months ago

Who we want: We are seeking a dynamic Software Architect and Senior Engineer who is self-directed and will share our passion for enabling clients to deliver a high-performance user experience on any embedded platform. The ideal candidate is an expert in software engineering and architecture who enjoys implementing complex, robust solutions across the embedded OS, Linux, and Windows environments, where every week presents a new challenge. The candidate will collaborate closely with team members to build and integrate these solutions onto embedded platforms and ensure they are fully tested.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead new software initiatives, architect framework solutions, and make design decisions

  • Develop high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility

  • Manage the analysis, design, programming, testing and deployment of projects

  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to our team of software engineers

  • Drive and create documentation of systems or applications that will serve as references for new engineers and future enhancement efforts.

  • Collaborate with customers and the Altia team to capture, define, and document functional and non-functional requirements

  • Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with design requirements

  • Work with subject matter experts including UX/UI Designers, Software Engineers and Test Engineers to maintain high quality software standards

  • Meet mission and quality initiatives by delivering solutions on time and within budget

  • Work with the Program Manager to perform and implement risk assessment plans and strategies

Required Education, Experience and Competencies:

  • MSc/MA in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical discipline. Bachelors degree in these areas with relevant work experience will also be considered.

  • Expert level knowledge of software architecture methodologies and application design

  • Expert level working knowledge of C++ and C as used within embedded systems

  • Experience delivering and documenting complex solutions

  • Expertise with real-time operating systems and their practical constructs.  Altia engages with a variety of RTOS platforms.

  • Experience and usage of software quality assurance principles

  • Working knowledge of tools used in the Software Development Lifecycle (e.g. JIRA, GitHub)

  • Experience estimating software tasks and creating real world project estimates

  • Outstanding communication and presentation abilities

  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff and OEM / Tier 1 customers at all levels

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment — teams are often distributed

  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Preferred:

    • Experience with MATLAB – Stateflow / Simulink

    • Experience with UI frameworks and MVC applications

Culture / Environment:

Altia is currently in a period of strong, consistent growth, and we expect to aggressively accelerate that growth for the next 5 years and beyond. We have an exceptionally talented and highly invested team who is focused on our continued success and maintenance of our noteworthy company culture.

We pride ourselves in our high ethical standards and employee morale. We build based on a foundation of respect. We generously partner within our communities to support economic growth and accessible education for all, knowing that providing avenues toward careers in technology can end the cycle of poverty.

We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect, free of discrimination and harassment, where equal employment opportunity is available to all applicants and teammates. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.