Embedded Software Development Engineer Salary
The average salary for an Embedded Software Development Engineer is $89,174 per year.
|Salary||$69,230 - $119,614|
|Bonus||$-0.50 - $19,574|
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|$67,947 - $138,086|
Job Description for Embedded Software Development Engineer
Embedded software development engineers are responsible for creating software code that embeds into their organization's operating system. These professionals develop device drivers using specific engineering requirements. They also strive to implement and test embedded software features to make sure that applications layers are working correctly. These professionals have strong technical and analytical skills to develop excellent solutions to software development challenges.Read More...
Embedded software development engineers coordinate and provide resolutions by debugging conflicting code and reviewing specifications before shipping applications. They work well in a cross-functional team to identify validation errors and conduct quality assurance processes. Embedded software development engineers also research different code interactions before implementing capabilities in embedded software. They usually report their progress to the software development vice president in their organization. They also create firmware that helps coordinate and regulate electrical and mechanical systems. One of their main responsibilities is writing detailed reports throughout the concept, development, and testing stages. They are proficient with different coding environments and operating system applications. They share code and integration methods with other engineers. These professionals can manipulate processors and loaders. Embedded software development engineers use their excellent problem-solving skills to provide advice in different methodologies. In addition, they are proficient with different frameworks to develop effective solutions to embedded obstacles.
A bachelor's degree in software engineering, embedded application development, computer science, or a related field is required for this job. In addition, previous years of work experience in a development capacity can be helpful. Industry certifications are a plus. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Embedded Software Development 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.
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