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Embedded Software Engineer

Company: Cobham
Location: Concord
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Job Description:


Cobham is seeking an Embedded Software Engineer that will work with a small dedicated group of other software engineers to bring to life a systems responsible for providing internet and television connectivity to the maritime community. This position is located in Concord, CA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and document code for use on a three axis stabilized antennas. The antennas range in size from 0.6 meters to 4.3 meters. Software is used to stabilize the antenna, identify the target, control the RF radio mounted to the antenna, and interface with the modems to ensure connectivity.
  • Fulfill the critical role of implementing the new features that our customers demand.
  • Work closely with the electrical engineers, test engineers, system engineers, and production engineers to realize challenging requirements.
  • Work closely with the production floor to gain valuable feedback from actual systems shipping to customers. Software developers are integral to the troubleshooting process and work with test engineers to resolve bugs.
  • Fix and maintain embedded code written in C.
  • Support bare metal drivers at the chip level and complicated protocol requirements.
  • Software work on SeaTel products is full of engaging challenges as the product line allows for many different customer variations. Time is spent making the code re-usable and flexible for the next challenge.
  • Program in Perl, C#, LabView, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, etc, in addition to the majority of the development which is in C.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.
  • Minimum 1+ years of strong embedded software experience.
  • Experience developing software applications in C & C++ in a real time environment.
  • Knowledge of device drivers, BSPs and real time OS concepts.
  • Knowledge of Linux device driver and application development.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, multithreading, SPI, I2C, GPIO, Serial, USB and CAN bus.
  • Scripting in Python or Perl.
  • Knowledge of PID and control system concepts.
  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree.
  • Working knowledge of VSAT technology and communication beneficial.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, multithreading, SPI, I2C, GPIO, Serial, USB and CAN bus.
  • Knowledge of SMX RTOS desired.
  • Experience utilizing popular development tools including Bugzilla and Subversion.
  • Working knowledge of VSAT technology and communication.
  • Knowledge of Oscilloscope/Logic Analyzer.
  • Experience with Windows programming.
  • Experience with Web programming including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, AJAX,CGI.
  • Experience in real time environments along with some web development experience.

Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.


Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.


Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population.  It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.




Keywords: Cobham, Concord , Embedded Software Engineer, Other , Concord, California

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