Senior Embedded Software Engineer

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Intellian is a leading global provider of stabilized satellite antenna systems. Built upon our patented RF, stabilization and tracking technologies, our products support a wide range of industries, including Commercial Maritime, Offshore Energy, Defense & Intelligence and Luxury Yachting. Our comprehensive range of antenna systems includes Satellite TV, VSAT, Global Xpress, FleetBroadband and Iridium Certus solutions.

Job Position

As a senior embedded software engineer, you will participate in the definition, design, development, and testing of software in our next-generation active phased-array antennas and satellite user terminals. You will collaborate with our hardware, software, and manufacturing teams as well as external vendors to help provide best-in-class solutions for our customers.


  • Define, design, develop, and test software for active phased-array antennas and satellite user terminals.
  • Work closely with hardware and firmware teams to implement real-time algorithms for beamforming operations across a variety of antenna subsystem architectures.
  • Lead software activities related to new product and feature prototyping and board bring-up.
  • Develop algorithms and software to provide efficient manufacturing, calibration, and factory testing of active phased-array antennas and satellite user terminals.
  • Create comprehensive test plans to ensure that product requirements are satisfied or exceeded.
  • Assist in various aspects of software and product testing, including unit tests, automated testing, and manual test execution.
  • Assist in troubleshooting of issues in development, manufacturing, and operational environments.
  • Mentor junior software engineers
  • 5% Travel required.


Required Qualification

  • BSEE/BSCE/BSCS with 10+ years of related industry experience or MSEE/MSCE/MSCS with 8+ years of related industry experience.
  • Advanced experience in C/C++ programming on embedded platforms, including user space applications and kernel programming (e.g. device drivers).
  • Experience with design and development in an embedded Linux environment on ARM microprocessors.
  • Effective debugging, analysis, and testing on embedded platforms with real-time scheduling considerations.
  • Strong experience with various standard interfaces/protocols, including RS222, RS422, Ethernet, SPI, UART, I2C, FSK, etc.
  • Good working knowledge of software version control systems, Git in particular.
  • Experience with bench test equipment, including multimeters, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, signal generators, etc.
  • Project experience with unit testing and automated functional & performance testing.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Experience with circuit schematic and PCB layout.
  • Knowledge of digital wireless communication systems and modern satellite communication systems.
  • Knowledge of phased array antenna operation.
  • Experience with design and implementation of real-time software for antenna tracking and digital communications.
  • Experience with Python or other high-level languages.
  • Experience with Agile software methodologies (e.g. Kanban, Scrum) and associated tools (e.g. Jira)

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