Engineering, Information Technology, Software Engineer
4 Year Degree
IQ Inc. is looking for an energetic Embedded Software Engineer. In this position you will work closely with the engineering team to write, modify, and debug embedded software for client products. You will also work on the development of unreleased products and improvements to current product portfolio. Having exceptional communication and leadership skills are a must!
IQ Inc. is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We partner with innovative industries throughout the United States to create and enhance life-changing technologies. At IQ we are passionate about the growth and development of our people, our clients, and our community.
What you’ll be doing:
Exercising your knowledge of embedded software engineering competencies with a strong attention to detail and follow through to bring work to completion
Regularly demonstrating your robust root cause analysis and problem solving skills
Optimizing and refactoring existing embedded software stacks to help improve product functionality and efficiency
Designing, performing, and documenting verification tests to validate product designs
Develop embedded electronic systems based around 8, 16, and 32-bit MCUs
Develop and test embedded firmware using debuggers, emulators, and electrical test equipment
Work with a multi-disciplined engineering team to brainstorm and develop new products
The must haves!
Junior+ experience in embedded development with new product introductions or continuous improvement
Strong desire to learn new skills and be self-motivated
Comfortable developing feedback control software for hardware systems that require accurate motor positioning, complex multi-segmented displays as well as other various UI components
Proficiency with various engineering tools and protocols:
Version Control Tools (CVS, SVN, GIT, etc.)
Electronic test equipment
Communication protocols (SPI, UART, etc.)
Debugging interfaces (ICE, JTAG, etc.)
BS or MS degree in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or similarly related program
The great to haves!
Experience with bare-metal design, low-power design and electronic & signal processing fundamentals
Comfort with Python UI development
Capability using electrical hand tools such as an oscilloscope, multimeter and soldering iron
Familiar with developing software on open source hardware platforms like the Arduino, Raspberry Pi or similar
Proficiency with RF communication protocols such as Bluetooth Low Energy, Bluetooth Classic, WiFi 802.11, etc.
Experience with RTOS (Free RTOS, uC/OS, etc.)
You can demonstrate engineering design experience provided via a project portfolio (work or personal)
Are you someone who has excellent time management and communication skills, as well as superior organizational and problem-solving skills? Are you motivated by working as part of a terrific team and great with people? We have some of the best employees who want to change the world through technology and community involvement. Why not join us...
*This position is located in Pittsburgh, PA. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.
IQ Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, IQ Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
IQ Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of IQ Inc.'s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
About IQ Inc.
IQ Inc. is a woman-owned small business headquartered in Monroeville, PA. Since 1994 IQ has delivered software development and consulting services in ways that best meet our customers’ needs; including complete end-to-end software projects in our state-of-the-art development center. IQ also services our customers through staff augmentation engagements, contract-to-hire and direct placement. We work with our clients to create partnerships not just business relationships.