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QuEST Global Embedded Software Developer in Erie, Pennsylvania



Embedded Software Developer

Job Description:

Essential Job Functions

The Software/ Sr. Software Developer will be responsible to develop new features for a transportation related product.

  • Design and development of Embedded and Real-Time Software systems (Linux, QNX, Greenhill, Mentor Nucleus)

  • Issue Defect resolutions

  • Program (in C, C++, Java, etc.) all applications, components, and interfaces

  • Debugging

  • Interpret Requirements to Software implementation

  • Code/Design reviews

  • Communicate System Engineering related issues to different System Engineering teams.

  • Development environment setup

  • Identify, isolate and communicate issues and anomalies found while testing

  • Baseline Integrations

  • Development of HW device drivers for embedded systems

  • Secondary Job Functions: At QuEST, we often challenge our team members to temporarily work outside the scope of their primary job functions to broaden their skills and help the organization. Some of these roles and opportunities include:

  • Execution within multiple services

  • Project Management: Execution and Support

  • Technical Leadership and Technical Reviews

  • Develop work instructions to ensure repeatability

  • Collaborate and mentor QuEST Team Members

  • Cross-functional teaming

  • Quality Management and Continuous Improvement

  • Qualifications

  • Required

  • BS or higher in either Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent

  • 2+ years of experience with Embedded C, C++ and JAVA

  • Proven working experience in Software design, development and testing of embedded software

  • Control specifications and modeling techniques experience of

  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes

  • Experience in embedded Software development & testing

  • Strong team player

  • Experience in leading technical discussions with key stakeholders to identify appropriate specifications

  • Ability to work in a customer facing, hands-on, team environment

  • Experience with SDLC (both waterfall and Agile)

  • Experience with Software CM and Defect Tracking tools (ClearQuest, Perforce, and/or Git)

  • Experience with serial and Ethernet based communications standards and protocols

  • Preferred

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science , Engineering or a related subject

  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus

  • Awareness and Knowledge of industry best practices in software development processes·

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems

  • High personal energy and self-accountability

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Understanding of locomotive controls and their functions

  • Personal Work Attributes

  • Self-motivated, disciplined, passionate, and organized

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Great interpersonal and networking skills

  • Exceptional trouble shooting skills

  • Superior attention to detail

  • Core Value Alignment: Customer Focus: Strive to exceed our customers’ expectations each and every timeTeamwork:Draw strength from teamwork / collaboration irrespective of geographical, organizational, and cultural boundaries.Accountability:We shall be quality conscious, process disciplined and strive for continuous improvement.Change Championship: The speed at which we adapt is critical to our success. QuEST’s continued success is based on the sustained alignment to the core values. Please be prepared to discuss the alignment of your personal values to these core values. Typical Career Paths

  • Technical Leadership: provide technical guidance, review other team members’ work, evaluate capabilities, develop team competencies, develop and improve technical processes, create technical collateral, and create technical tools.

  • Managerial Leadership: project management, personnel management, alignment of team members’ efforts, set and evaluates annual goals, performance feedback, hire and onboard and strategic business decision-making.

  • QuEST is a rapidly growing world-wide company with a need for future global engineering leaders in our operations and sales organizations. Potential future roles could include operational business unit leader, global sales leader, or technical service line leader.

  • Physical Requirements & Work Environment:

  • Work on-site in an engineering office environment, test lab, on the customer shop floor and on board locomotives

  • Must be physically capable of safely on-boarding/off boarding an operational locomotive

  • Flexibility to meet business deadlines by staying late or arriving early.

  • Flexible schedule, typical 8 hour days / 40 hour weeks.

  • Off-shift and weekend coverage may be required on occasion.

  • Ability to use personal transportation to visit customer locations.

  • All candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.A.

  • Location: Erie, PA Travel: Less than 10% Compensation Type: Salary, Exempt Status: Full Time Reports to: Program Leader Contact: About QuEST QuEST Global is an Engineering Solutions company incorporated in 1997 in Schenectady, NY, with current headquarters in Singapore. QuEST’s culture, focused around the QuEST core values (Customer Focus, Change Championship, Accountability, and Teamwork) as well as our passion for engineering, has allowed QuEST to be recognized as one of the leading global Engineering Services providers in the world. The company now employs over 8,000 engineers with aspirations of continued successful growth and innovation.QuEST caters to multiple high technology verticals such as Transportation, Aero Engines, Aerospace and Defense, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Power Generation and Oil & Gas. Our portfolio of services and solutions covers all aspects of the product development and engineering process such as Product Design, Product Development, Prototyping, Testing, Certification, Manufacturing Support, Product Support (sustenance, repair, documentation, etc.), Product re-engineering, and Consulting Services. With our diversified portfolio and geographic spread we have been able to conceptualize, design & develop, test, manufacture, certify and support different kinds of products worldwide.QuEST Global Engineering has a Global Product Development framework that is anchored on a local-global approach to Product Engineering to ensure close co-operation between the customer teams and QuEST's Global teams. We have successfully implemented a network of collaboration across teams in 28 geographically dispersed engineering centers catering to an exclusive list of customers. QuEST is a unique company that has cracked the code for stitching multi-national engineering teams to work together as one team to serve our demanding customers providing high quality product design and engineering services.QuEST Global Services-NA, Inc.111 Founders Plaza, Suite 604East Hartford, CT 06108 QuEST Global is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.EOE/AA

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