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. Working in our Embedded Operating System team, you will contribute to all stages of the product development cycle — from planning and design to testing, debug, and customer support. X-ES will provide the opportunity to work in a high-tech environment where creativity is encouraged and rewarded.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop software in an Agile-based model utilizing best practices, including peer reviews, coding standards, and requirement generation
  • Write OS-level drivers and Board Support Packages (BSPs) for embedded processor boards and their on-board peripherals; target architectures include x86, PowerPC, ARM, and others
  • Create maintainable APIs, services, utilities, and drivers
  • Collaborate with peers across the organization to quickly resolve issues and ensure a high level of product quality
  • Maintain documentation related to BSP releases and applications used by customers and internal developers

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • Computer proficiency and a high level of organization with strong attention to detail
  • Highly self-motivated in order to drive projects forward, with strong organizational skills and ability to meet project deadlines
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently
  • Ability to work onsite from our facility located at 9901 Silicon Prairie Parkway in Verona, WI

Desired Qualifications

  • Familiarity with one or more of the following is a plus: VxWorks, Linux kernel development, embedded systems, and register-level device access
  • Experience with tools used in a Continuous Integration and Delivery Environment (Docker, Test Automation, Jama)
  • Advanced knowledge of debugging techniques (ICD, simulators, scopes, logging, etc.)
  • C application development in an OS agnostic environment
  • Proficiency with C programming in an embedded environment and knowledge of embedded security concepts and principles
  • Comfort with Python scripting and module creation
  • Practical experience with revision control (especially Git)
  • Familiarity with Windows troubleshooting and application/driver development
  • Experience with a range of communication and networking protocols

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)
  • Health and wellness benefits coverage eligibility begins on the first of the month following your start date
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance (100% employer paid)
  • Paid time off, plus eight paid holidays a year
  • 401(k) employer match up to 4%, subject to plan terms & waiting periods (Roth option is available)
  • Participation in the 100% employee-owned Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) at no cost to employees

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 day shift 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.

X-ES is located on the far west side of Madison, WI. The company designs and manufactures rugged embedded computing solutions for a variety of applications. For more information, visit www.xes-inc.com.

X-ES 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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