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Embedded Software Engineer
Knoxville, TN

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$100,000 - $160,000 / yr

Job Overview

We are seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in embedded software engineering (particularly Debian-based Linux distributions) or UI development within Qt and will have a background with or personal interest in small unmanned systems (i.e. drones). Our client has several senior software engineering opportunities with various focuses including embedded Linux administration, machine learning, UI development, autopilot software and system architectures.


·        Develop high-quality software design and architecture for next-generation unmanned systems

·        Grow to lead a team of junior software engineers to develop products and solutions related to unmanned systems.

·        Identify, prioritize, and execute tasks in the software development life cycle

·        Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code

·        Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting

·        Review and debug code

·        Perform validation and verification testing

·        Collaborate with internal teams to fix and improve software


The successful candidate would ideally possess the following skills; however, we will consider applicants with only partial skillsets.

  • Software Engineering: 5 years (Required)
  • Proficiency in C, C++, Qt, .Net and/or Python

·        Strong proficiency in embedded Linux, including system, network manager, modem manager, etc.

·        Familiarity with or strongly expressed interest in open-source autopilot projects and communication protocols (PX4, ArduPilot, ROS, MAVLink, QGroundControl, Mission Planner, etc.)

·        Experience with ARM architectures, Raspberry Pi, Nvidia Jetson and other embedded platforms preferred

·        Knowledge of Visual Studio


This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled Senior Software Engineer to contribute to cutting-edge projects in fast growing company supporting consumer and defense drone development.


Job applicants must be US Citizens and must be able to obtain a security clearance.


B.S. Degree in Engineering or Computer Science. Advanced degrees are welcome.

Job Type : Full-time

Pay: $150,000.00 – $225,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Stock options


  • Choose your own hours
  • No weekends

Ability to Relocate

  • Relocate with an employer provided relocation package (Required)

Willingness to travel

  • 25% (Preferred)


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