The average salary for a Late-Career Senior Embedded Software Engineer is C$119,614 per year.

C$77,566 - C$136,391
MEDIAN: C$101,379
Salary C$77,566 - C$136,391
Bonus C$8,000
Profit Sharing C$10,000
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C$63,359 - C$137,140
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Senior Embedded Software Engineer

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

  • Use kernel debuggers, system dumps, and assembly language, as well as higher level languages.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for embedded devices.
  • Write performance critical code in resource-limited environments, including low power, low memory, restricted bandwidth, CPU, etc.
  • Test and document software.

Senior Embedded Software Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Embedded Software Engineer

20 years or more

Skills That Affect Senior Embedded Software Engineer Salaries

National Average

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS

C programming Language



Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 13%