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Embedded Software Engineering Manager

Bothell, Washington | Direct Hire

Post Date: 09/01/2017 Job ID: 17440 Industry: Hardware

Position Title:  Embedded Software Engineering Manager

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting  direct hire  opportunity with our client in  Bothel Washington for an experienced  Embedded Software Engineering Manager:

Job Requirements:
  • Manage the embedded firmware and software design, including outside development resources (when required), and establish processes to efficiently design, develop, verify, and sustain products to improve time to market.
  • Develop and mentor the engineering team, focusing on continual improvement for each team member and for the collective team.
  • Work closely with the Research and Hardware development teams, making architectural decisions and design tradeoffs (between mechanical, electrical, firmware, and system software considerations).
  • Manage multiple development projects, including detailed planning and scheduling, coordinating resource allocations based on established priorities.
  • Ensure planning and execution of projects across necessary organizational functions, e.g. marketing, other R&D functional groups, product validation/regulatory, system verification, manufacturing, operations, customer service/support.
  • Recruit, retain, and lead a world class development team.
  • Perform annual written performance assessment of engineering personnel.

Job Qualifications:
  • Must have a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline, M.S. preferred. 
  • 8+ years’ experience developing embedded software; experience with medical or avionic development processes is a plus, as is experience with developing micro services or cloud-based services.
  • Demonstrated management experience working in a product development environment, ideally focused on leading software engineers developing new products at all levels from entry to principal.
  • Well versed in Design Control, Change Control and problem solving (CAPA) and their application in software product development.
  • Demonstrated success leading full life cycle development efforts (new product development to introduction of products in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with project tracking software with the ability to drive in an Agile fashion, preferably with the Atlassian Tool Chain (Confluence, JIRA, etc.).
  • Experience with version control systems: GIT, SubVersion, etc.
  • Experience in software toolchains, RTOS’, Embedded Linux, bare metal development
  • Knowledge of cGMPs, FDA guidelines, and IEC 60601 and 62304 standards desired.
  • Experience developing firmware for ARM Cortex-Mx or other 32-bit MCU (bare metal, device drivers, and state machines) using IDEs such as IAR, Keil, Atollic, etc.
  • Experience with developing/debugging Linux kernel drivers and user-level drivers is a plus.
  • Experience providing accurate estimates and meeting your scheduled commitments.
  • Excellent software documentation skills.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.


Drew McMillan

In my 3 years of recruiting, I have found that honesty and transparency build lasting business relationships. I work tirelessly to find exciting projects for talented engineers, and will help you achieve your career goals by listening to you and understanding the market. Prior to joining Protingent, I served as a teacher in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria. I love to travel, especially to Europe, and I love my fiancee, my dog and UW Football.

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