Embedded Software Engineer

Location: Des Moines, IA

Department: Iowa

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

RFA Engineering (www.rfamec.com) is seeking several entry-level to experienced Embedded Software Engineers to develop new applications for precision agriculture, construction, and forestry.

This work will be performed at our client's facility, who is a world leading equipment manufacturer and a premier provider of high tech, intelligent solutions. This position is indefinite in duration with opportunity for professional growth within our organization, and direct hire by our client.

Job Description

  • Develop software applications for vehicle navigation and other automated functions 
  • Develop software applications for visualization of various layers of GPS, performance mapping and other relevant environmental data
  • Code optimization and refactoring
  • Support validation and tuning of solutions with virtual testing and actual field testing
  • Participate in Agile team environment with an experienced development team


  • Bachelors degree or higher in Computer, Electrical or Software Engineering, Computer Science or similar field
  • Previous experience with object oriented programming
  • Experience with C/C++, Linux, and/or Windows CE is desired
  • Experience with Python scripting is desired for test development
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills

About RFA Engineering

RFA Engineering has provided product development and engineering services to industry leading customers since 1943. Our primary focus is 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, branch office in Dubuque, IA, and at numerous customer sites throughout the U.S.

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)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Education Assistance

Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly

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