Senior Software Engineer Embedded

  • Harris Corporation
  • Rochester, NY, USA
  • Oct 30, 2018
Full-time C# C++ Linux Research Security Clearance Software Development Software Engineering Software Testing

Job Description

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems.

Experienced Senior Software Engineer responsible for the research, design, development, integration and testing of embedded software for implementation in software-defined radio applications.  Working in a team environment, design and develop software components required to integrate and test features and capabilities for software defined radios. Participate in all phases of the software development life cycle (requirements analysis, high level design, detailed design, coding, unit test, integration, system level test). Consult with other cross-functional engineering staff (electrical, antenna, systems) to evaluate interfaces between hardware and software, and operational performance requirements of the overall system. Operates independently with minimal direction from technical leads.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Analyzes requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints. Conduct/participate in design reviews.
  • Develops embedded software utilizing Object Oriented C, Assembly, and/or VDHL
  • Performs software/FPGA/hardware component integration while identifying, tracking and repairing defects. 


  • BS or MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • 6+ years of Object Oriented C, Assembly, and/or VHDL Experience
  • 6+ years of digital signal processing or image processing
  • 6+ years of embedded software development on a real-time operating system
  • This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge of signal processing algorithms
  • Experience with Tactical Radio Communications waveforms and lab equipment
  • CMMI and standard software development processes
  • Knowledge of DSPs, Linux, embedded real-time operating systems
  • Strong debugging and problem solving skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

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