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EmbedTek is a Waukesha, Wisconsin based firm that designs and manufactures embedded systems and develops software for OEMs. These systems include embedded computers, integrated display (LCD) products, embedded electronics and I/O & power control devices. EmbedTek provides creative solutions that help our customers to be market leaders. Markets include industrial automation, IOT, military, medical equipment, and fitness and other. Ultimately, we become an extension of our customer’s R&D department and develop a thorough understanding of their business. 

EmbedTek is a great environment for Engineers that thrive on variety, continuous exposure/learning emerging technologies and working in exciting team environment.

The Engineering function is critical to the Company’s success in providing quality products to our customers in a timely fashion. This position is responsible for ground up design and validation of embedded systems. Design activities are multi-discipline and contain varying levels of mechanical, environmental, electrical, and software design based on customer requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develop GUI and console based applications in multiple programming languages including C, C++, Perl, and others as appropriate.
  • Utilize Qt, gcc, make, svn, and git development tools.
  • Design software under Linux and Microsoft Operating Systems.
  • Create applications that interface directly to custom hardware through USB, Ethernet, and serial interfaces.
  • Develop hardware specific tests that will be utilized in a manufacturing environment.
  • Troubleshoot and debug embedded hardware with Electrical and Computer Engineers.
  • Work with Electrical, Computer, and Mechanical Engineers to develop new products.
  • Complete software development necessary to enable new embedded computer and electronic
  • Participate in department scheduling and priority meetings to coordinate Engineering resources.
  • Assemble prototype and validation systems.
  • Coordinate communication with customers to provide updates and collect/clarify requirements.
  • Participate in multiple concurrent Engineering projects under direction of Engineering Manager.
  • Lead and participate in customer escalations and root cause analysis of field systems.

Candidates must be detail orientated and able to handle multiple tasks at one time. The candidate must have very good organizational skills. The candidate must be self-motivated and able to work as a member of a team. 

Qualified applicants will possess experience with the following:

  • Software project management
  • Software design methodologies
  • C/C++ software development
  • Software development under both Microsoft and Linux Operating Systems
  • Microcontroller and/or firmware design experience

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or equivalent experience.

The candidate must have good written and verbal communication skills. 

Valid Driver’s License required.

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

EmbedTek is an equal-opportunity employer. EEOC.