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7394 - Senior Embedded Engineer - Professional Services

Huntsville, AL 35899
Full-time, Part-time
$10.63 - $17.71
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Senior Embedded Engineer - Professional Services

Customer Success - Services Huntsville, Alabama


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Wind River

In a world increasingly driven by software innovation, Wind River is pioneering the technologies to accelerate the digital transformation s  of our customers with a new generation of Mission Critical AI Systems ,  with the most exacting standards for safety, security, performance, and reliability. Success will be determined by our ability to innovate with velocity and  deliver  at the solutions level. 

Wind River's impact span s critical infrastructure domains such as  telecom munications , including 5G; industrial  ( automation,  sustainable energy,  robotics, mining ) connected  healthcare and  medical  devices,  automotive  (connected and  self-driving vehicles ) ,  and aerospace & defense . We were  recognized  by VDC Research  in July 2020 as  #1 in Edge Compute OS Platforms , overtaking Microsoft  as the overall commercial leader . Wind River  regularly win s  industry recognition s for excellence  in  IoT security,  cloud  and edge  computing,  as well as  8  consecutive years as a "Top Work Place".  If you're  passionate about  amplifying your impact on the world,  in a  caring , respectful  culture with a growth mindset c ome  join us  and help  lead the way  in to the future of the intelligent edge !


US Citizens Only

This position is based in Huntsville, AL.  If a candidate requires relocation, Wind River will provide some financial assistance. 

Wind River Professional Services has been helping clients implement great innovations, increase ROI and reduce time to market for more than 30 years. We have an excellent opportunity for an Embedded Software Engineer to work on cutting-edge development projects in Huntsville, AL, on-site with an important customer as part of our respected Professional Services team of highly skilled engineers.

The ideal candidate will have proven skills in development of embedded software for embedded hardware systems. The job requires solid people skills for interaction with customers and Wind River services project teams.  The qualified candidate will be self-driven with relevant embedded software experience that can be applied to a variety of new processor and peripheral devices.  The candidate must have sufficient experience with current VxWorks (preferred) or Wind River Linux (second priority) products to provide direct assistance to end-user customers. Your contributions in the role will play a critical part in our North American Professional Services team helping our customers create mission-critical Aerospace & Defense systems.


  • Provide direct assistance to customer teams with Design, implementation, and validation of embedded software, e.g. Board Support Packages (BSP) for custom and/or COTS embedded hardware systems 
  • Provide direct assistance to customer teams with Design, implementation, and test of software drivers for a variety of peripheral devices commonly used in embedded hardware systems.
  • Provide direct assistance to customer teams with the development of hardware test code, support bring-up, and validation of custom embedded hardware systems.
  • Provide customer site support
  • Work independently on customer site managing day to day interactions


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or equivalent in a related subject area
  • Minimum of 5 years of embedded software design experience, a significant portion of which is with VxWorks and Linux.
  • US Citizen
  • Experience with low level embedded SW (e.g. BSPs and device drivers) development, debugging/troubleshooting
  • Experience using embedded software development environments (e.g. Workbench, Eclipse)
  • Experience in custom embedded hardware bring up
  • Strong C programming experience
  • Software development experience on one or more common embedded processor types (PowerPC, MIPS, x86, ARM, etc.)
  • Prior customer success management experience a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and a track record of completing software development tasks on time
  • Self-motivated with a strong desire to learn
  • Solid decision-making skills and judgment - can be depended upon to meet goals, foresee and avert problems
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance, prefer to already hold DoD security clearance.  Current security clearance (Secret level) a plus.


  • Experience with Multicore & Virtualization architectures a plus.
  • Should be a hands-on type of person with the initiative to dive in and do whatever is necessary to get the task completed.


  • Christmas, Thanksgiving & July 4 th Soft Shutdown periods
  • Birthday and Volunteer Time off
  • 401K + Company Match
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Pet-friendly environment and pet insurance
  • Management Training


Wind River is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Diversity is foundational for Wind River's business success. We want to be a workplace of choice for all people and we value the unique perspectives offered by a diverse workforce. Wind River does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, age, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, or any other legally protected status. This principle applies to all areas of employment: recruitment and hiring, training, performance evaluations, promotions and transfers, compensation and benefits, and social and recreational programs.

Wind River desires to be an employer of choice with an inclusive environment for all individuals. As part of this goal and in compliance with various laws and regulations, Wind River provides reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees. Requests for reasonable accommodation for applicants and employees are examined on a case-by-case basis. Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application, interviewing, hiring or at any other time during the employment process. You can email us at: [email protected] . Please do not include personal medical information in the email.

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Posting ID: 620946785Posted: 2021-05-29Job Title: Senior