Senior embedded software engineers require a vast and diverse skill set. These engineers must be gifted communicators and leaders of a team of software engineers and programmers, as they work closely with other team members to produce software which meets customers’ expectations. They must be proficient verbal and written communicators, as they will need to communicate their vision to their team clearly and efficiently. Senior engineers must also mentor junior team members in all areas of software engineering as they learn and apply new technologies in their work.
Senior Embedded Software Engineer 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.