Embedded Systems Software Engineer

Location: Dubuque, IA

Department: Iowa

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

RFA Engineering (www.rfamec.com) is seeking several growth oriented entry level to experienced candidates to be part of our engineering team in the Dubuque, Iowa area. You will work with our experienced engineering staff to provide highly engineered designs for our clients using state of the art engineering tools.

Embedded Systems Software Engineer

This position is associated with the design and development of embedded software that controls machine operations and functions. Development methods include C programming language and Simulink Model Based Software Design. Testing methods include bench testing, computer simulation testing, and machine testing. 

Job responsibilities include:

  • Feature by feature software development per Software Requirements Document of embedded software applications that control vehicle functions
  • Integration of software in a multi-developer team using Continuous Integration process
  • Functional and integration testing prior to hand-off to software test and evaluation group
  • Development and release status tracking using the Agile development process
  • Creation and support of software for machine prototyping
  • Troubleshooting and debugging using engineering software and hardware tools
  • Creation of software design documentation

Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Master's of Science degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.  Other degrees considered if relevant experience exists.
  • Ability to interpret software requirements and state diagrams
  • Ability to interpret hardware schematics for wiring and electronic controllers
  • Self-motivated, quick learner, with an any-problem-can-be-solved attitude
  • Strong mathematical and analytical problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment

Desired Attributes

  • General machine knowledge of industrial equipment or machinery
  • Experience with CAN J1939 communication protocol
  • Experience with C programming language
  • Experience with Simulink Model Based Software Design
  • Experience with Rally software tracking tools or similar tools
  • Experience with Intrepid VSpy CAN interface tools or similar tools
  • Knowledge of  Python, Objective-C, JavaScript, or other programing languages

Why work for RFA?

About RFA Engineering
RFA Engineering has provided machine design and engineering services to industry leading customers dating back to 1943. Our primary focus is project based product development of off highway equipment including agricultural, construction, mining, recreational, industrial, and special machines.  Our work includes concept development, product design, documentation, problem-solving, simulation, optimization, and testing of components, systems and complete machines. Our engineering staff is located at our Engineering Center in Minneapolis, MN, Satellite office in Dubuque, IA, and at numerous customer sites throughout the U.S.

We Offer Competitive Benefits:

Health and Dental Insurance
Supplemental Vision Insurance
Company Paid Life Insurance
Company Paid Long-Term Disability
Short-term Disability
Retirement Savings Account (Traditional 401k & Roth 401k)
Flexible Spending Plans for Medical Expenses and Dependent Care
Extra Time Bonuses
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Holiday Pay
Bereavement Leave
Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
Education Assistance

Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly

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