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Sr. Embedded Software Engineer



Full Time

On Site


Boonton, New Jersey, United States

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

Position Overview

Senior software (firmware) developer position that involves being a part of R&D group that develops complex software products for the electric utility market. The individual should be a strong Linux developer capable of architecting and implementing highly complex embedded software in higher-level languages for embedded microprocessor-based systems. The individual must have proven track record for Linux-based development, experience with programming languages, with ability to use in-circuit emulators as well as source code level debugging tools

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform driver development on ARM processors in the Linux development environment (Examples: CPU-DDR, CPU-FPGA, CPU-NVRAM, CPU-DSP, CPU-PHY etc)
  • Perform software development at Linux applications level to add new product features and/or for bug fixes
  • Design and develop Linux-based embedded firmware based on requirements specifications (C, C++)
  • Perform uboot level changes, troubleshooting for ARM processors in the Linux environment, as required
  • Interface third-party software stacks with main firmware application running in the ARM processors, as required
  • Efficiently work in a fast-paced, goal-oriented product development environment
  • Participate in firmware architecture development, reviewing design specifications with other cross-functional teams
  • Help with requirements breakdown analysis as required
  • Support Production, Service, Test, and Sales in all phases of product development including post-engineering support

Skills and Experience

  • BSEE or BSCS degree with a minimum of 8 years of Linux-based embedded firmware development for industrial products. MSEE preferred
  • At least 8 years’ experience with Linux-based "C", "C++" development. Must be a strong Linux developer
  • Must have uboot level experience for ARM processors in development environment
  • Proven track-record for firmware development at Linux applications level (based on business-logic) for feature additions/implementation, extensive knowledge of Linux kernel and driver development
  • Proven track-record for successful product development/enhancement based on legacy firmware
  • Demonstrated use of static code analysis tools such as “Source Insight”, “SonarQube”, “Klocwork/Rogue Wave” etc. during firmware development
  • Familiarity with TI’s ARM processors. Experience with Sitara family is preferred
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot and perform root cause analysis. Proven ability to own problems to get them resolved
  • Strong team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be self-driven, achievement oriented with ability to work on multiple development projects concurrently
  • Familiar with SDL processes (Secure Development Life Cycle) and have used tools(like Checkmarx/Mend) to identify cyber security vulnerabilities in product development
  • Responsible for being a security lead for product development
  • Familiarity with communication protocols SNMP, DNP, IEC61850 is a plus
  • Familiarity with DSP and PIC controllers is a plus
  • Familiarity with telecommunications equipment/product is a plus
  • Ability to read schematics and debug analog and digital hardware using oscilloscope, logic analyzer and similar tools for troubleshooting
  • Experience with SQLite, Bash, Perl scripting desirable
  • Extensive experience with creating software/firmware testing is a plus
  • Familiar with SDL processes (Secure Development Life Cycle) and have used tools(like Checkmarx/Mend) to identify cyber security vulnerabilities in product development
  • Responsible for being a security lead for product development


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.