Embedded Software Engineer III

Company Details

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Find out what all the buzz is about! If you are looking for a career that’s fast-paced and exciting, then you’ve come to the right place. With the amazing growth that Honeybee is experiencing, now is a great time to join our team. We offer a robust benefits package including; paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, company-paid life and disability insurance, and a generous offering of health and wellness options. Since 1983 Honeybee Robotics has been creating the world’s most advanced robotics systems for the world’s toughest environments.

With projects ranging from Planetary Exploration to Open-Source Software and Spacecraft Systems, Honeybee Robotics has exciting opportunities in a wide variety of Research and Development fields. With locations in Longmont CO, Pasadena CA and Brooklyn NY, we offer impactful career opportunities coast to coast.

Job Description

  • The Software Engineer III will support robotics and measurement software systems development.


  • Develop and maintain robotic control and measurement software system for both PCs and embedded systems
  • Lead efforts in testing and validation on robotics software and control systems
  • Manage software field deployments and provide support on-site and remotely to customers
  • Deriving and owning software system requirements and schedules
  • Evaluating and identifying improvements to system design with specific focus on robust autonomy
  • Interfacing with scientists, engineering managers, product management and/or program management to drive new product development programs from concept to production
  • Provide hands-on support to cross-functional product development teams servicing markets including space, defense, medical, manufacturing and other industries
  • Writing requirements and specification documents

Required Experience, Skills and Education 

  • US Person
  • BS or MS (preferred) in Computer Science, Robotics, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 6+ years of experience (or 4+ with MS) in software development for either PC or embedded targets
  • Extensive knowledge of C/C++ development
  • Experience with testing frameworks and unit testing
  • Experience with git version control system
  • Experience reading circuit diagrams and performing basic debug
  • Experience designing effective software architectures for critical high-reliability systems
  • Capability to write maintainable and responsive multithreaded and multi-process applications
  • Knowledge of digital communication systems (Ethernet, USB, async, serial, CAN, SPI, I2C)
  • Experience with space flight avionics or ground system software, particularly on planetary exploration missions
  • Knowledge of automated software test and continuous integration systems

Preferred Experience 

  • Experience with interfacing with FPGA HDL devices
  • 2+ years RTOS development experience
  • Python scripting experience
  • GUI development experience (Qt experience preferred)
  • Experience writing code for motion control
  • Experience with distributed networked software for controls (i.e. ROS)
  • Knowledge of robotics motion systems (e.g., manipulator kinematics and dynamics)

Honeybee Robotics, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, or veteran status.

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