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Embedded Systems Software Engineer

Location: Post Falls, ID, USA
Salary: $62,000 to $78,000 /year, DOE
Benefits Offered: 401K, Dental, Medical, Vision
Employment Type: Full-Time


We are seeking an entry level Embedded Systems Engineer to become an integral part of our team. If you enjoy working in a startup culture that encourages out of the box thinking, then Safeguard Equipment is a perfect fit for you. We create innovative safety products that are reshaping safety standards for anyone working around high voltage electricity. This role will primarily consist of improving our wearable safety sensor, Compass, and leading the software implementation of our next generation products. You will be working with a focused engineering team and will be responsible for creating and modifying computer application software and embedded systems firmware.


Knowledge of C, C++, Java, Python, and other programming languages (see below)
Knowledge of programming in Nordic’s “SEGGER Embedded Studio” is preferred
Deadline and detail-oriented
Must work well in teams
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills


Software Skills Required:
Assist with the programming of low-level logic for microcontrollers (MCU)
Proficient with embedded systems programming
Proficient with C/C++
Proficient with Python
Experienced with BLE stack
Experienced with app development
Experience working with connected “Internet-of-things” products


Roles & Responsibilities:
Create flowcharts and documentations for new and existing software
Collaborate with other developers to design and optimize code
Organization and revision control of product software using Github
Lead development of COMPASS firmware in Segger Embedded Studio
Lead development of Safeguard’s data service web-application
Assist with implementation of new features in a new MCU systems and IDEs
Assist with COMPASS-Pro Phone App development and maintenance
Assist with project management for any external contracted software projects.
Software improvements to Manufacturing Test Kit and Q/A test benches.


Additional Benefits:
Professional development assistance
Tuition reimbursement
Gym reimbursement
Corporate Schweitzer ski passes
Friday Lunch provided

About Safeguard Equipment, Inc.

Safeguard Equipment, Inc. produces Compass, an industry leading personal voltage and current detector that enables its users to be more aware of electrical dangers found in their work environment. Compass is the world’s first voltage detector that provides both proximity and directional alerts. As Compass continues to take over the electrical industry by storm, Safeguard Equipment continues to steam ahead towards the development of new high tech, durable, life saving devices. With a family culture that promotes creativity, personal growth, and change, employees at Safeguard Equipment unite to produce products that will forever make the world a safer place.

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