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Software Engineer - Firmware

Software Engineer - Firmware

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Software Engineer - Firmware

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a Software Engineer to work in our Power Systems department. This person will develop cross-platform firmware libraries shared between various product families. If you are looking for an exciting career in Firmware, this position is for you!

SEL’s corporate office is located in Eastern Washington where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the smaller town life: country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.

Software Engineer - Firmware


  • Lead development of specifications.
  • Lead design of firmware/software.
  • Lead implementation of firmware/software designs.
  • Understand hardware and software interactions, and collaborate with Hardware Engineers.
  • Analyze test plans and test results.
  • Lead the development of designs and test documentation.
  • Mentor Engineers, Associate Engineers, and Technicians.
  • Review data sheets and instruction manuals.
  • Serve as project manager and/or project technical contact.
  • Participate in industry technical meetings and conferences as needed to meet operational and strategic plans.
  • Lead development of R&D processes.
  • Continuously identify, measure, and improve processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • B.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Typically 6+ years’ experience in either of the following areas:
  • Embedded systems firmware development including:
  • real-time firmware design
  • C and assembly languages
  • Object oriented firmware development including:
  • object oriented design
  • object oriented languages (C++)
  • Proven experience leading and completing complex projects
  • Ability to meet Motor Vehicle Report Qualification Standards of SEL
  • Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills
  • Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Background check results satisfactory to SEL
  • Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Embedded Linux systems development in C/C++
  • Scripting languages including Python, Perl, and JavaScript
  • Industrial controls
  • 3-phase electric power systems
  • TCP/IP protocols
  • Digital and analog circuitry
  • Digital communications and signal processing
  • Project management
  • Low level programming

To Apply for This Position:

We ask all candidates to apply through our website at If your qualifications and experience match any of our current openings, please submit your resume for that position so that you may be considered immediately.

SEL sends an initial e-mail response to all applicants at time of resume submittal. If you do not receive this communication, please check your SPAM filter and make sure your system is not blocking e-mails from SEL. It is important that you ensure your receipt of this e-mail as SEL may communicate future position updates via e-mail.

SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants considered regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, veteran or disability status, religion, age, sexual orientation or gender identity, or other protected status.

An Award Winning Company

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

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