Embedded software developers are in charge of creating effective embedded software applications for their organization. They are responsible for programming software capabilities based on project requirements, as well as resolving obstacles as they arise during the development process. Their main functions include coding firmware, troubleshooting software packages as required, providing support packages for embedded systems, and producing high-quality technical documentation for future reference. Generally, embedded software developers report their progress to the software lead in their department.
Embedded Software Developer Tasks
Write performance critical code in resource-limited environments, including low power, low memory, restricted bandwidth, CPU, etc.
Test and document software.
Use kernel debuggers, system dumps, and assembly language, as well as higher level languages.
Write, modify, and debug software for embedded devices.