Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) is looking for an Embedded Software Engineer to develop solutions across a wide range of ruggedized hardware products and applications. As part of the Embedded Firmware team, you will contribute to all stages of software development, from requirements and design, through implementation and verification, to continuing engineering and customer support. X-ES provides the opportunity to work in a high-tech environment where creative, analytical, and critical thinking is encouraged and rewarded.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop software in an Agile-based model utilizing best practices, including peer reviews, coding standards, and software requirements
  • Write low-level software for Intel x86, PowerPC, ARM, RISC-V, and other microprocessors and microcontrollers
  • Write automated regression software in Python to continuously verify hardware and software functionality
  • Collaborate with peers inside and outside the team to quickly resolve technical issues and ensure a high level of product quality
  • Create and maintain professional documentation for internal and external customers

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience writing Python
  • Experience writing assembly language
  • Experience writing requirements and test cases
  • Knowledge of CI/CD and DevOps environments, such as Jenkins, GitLab, and Docker
  • Knowledge of tools, such as in-circuit debugging, oscilloscopes, and logic analyzers
  • Familiarity with standard interfaces like DDR, PCIe, SATA, USB, I2C, and Ethernet
  • Familiarity with industry specifications like UEFI, ACPI, IPMI, VPX, and ATCA
  • Familiarity with embedded security concepts like code signing and defensive coding
  • Comfortable using multiple operating systems, such as Window, Linux, and VxWorks
  • Comfortable reading electrical schematics and understanding basic circuits
  • Highly self-motivated in order to drive projects forward, with strong organizational skills and ability to meet project deadlines

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related degree; or equivalent experience
  • Three or more years’ experience programming microprocessors, microcontrollers, and register-level devices in the C or C++ languages

Compensation and Benefits

Extreme Engineering Solutions offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits, including:

  • No-deductible, low-copay group health and dental insurance (90% employer paid)
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance (100% employer paid)
  • Paid time off, plus eight paid holidays a year
  • Safe Harbor 401(k) contribution
  • Participation in the employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)

X-ES also takes a casual, small-business approach to company culture. At our state-of-the-art office and manufacturing facility located in Madison’s growing tech corridor, there’s no formal dress code, flexible scheduling, and dedicated personal workspaces. Our employees kick back at regular company events and enjoy lunches from local pizza places and food carts. At X-ES, we strive to offer a comfortable, relaxed environment for our employees to do their best work.

About X-ES

When “rugged enough” isn’t rugged enough for embedded computing systems, industry leaders in the military, aerospace, industrial, and commercial sectors turn to Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES). Because we strive to be the premier provider of mission-critical embedded products while delivering exceptional levels of customer and employee satisfaction, we hire strong contributors and give them space to thrive. As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees both drive and directly benefit from our success. Together, we meticulously design and build products that stand up to some of the most extreme conditions on the planet.

Extreme Engineering Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other category protected by law.

All X-ES job postings and application procedures are posted in compliance with Section 39.08 of the Madison General Ordinances.

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