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Lead Embedded Software Engineer job in Torrance, CA | Escape Communications

Lead Embedded Software Engineer
Escape CommunicationsTorrance, CA2 months ago

Company Description

Great people working together in a relaxed, positive environment, solving challenging engineering problems, developing world-class products

Escape Communications designs, produces and sells complex wireless communications products and systems into the telecommunications and SATCOM equipment industries, in both commercial and military markets. We are located in the South Bay area, a few short miles from Los Angeles County beaches. Escape is a small company, where employees get the opportunity to play a critical role in the development and delivery of world-class products to companies across the globe. We are growing, and we are looking for exceptional, motivated individuals to grow with us. We are currently looking for engineers with expertise in communications signal processing implementation and embedded software development.

Job Description

Escape Communications develops state-of-the-art signal processing platforms for terrestrial microwave, millimeterwave and SATCOM wireless radio links. These systems are characterized by extremely high throughput capacities ranging up to tens of gigabits per second, as well as complex waveforms incorporating advanced anti-jam, low probability of detection and interception features. Embedded software provides critically important functions in these platforms, including configuration and control of hardware devices, as well as element management via web-based graphical user interfaces, SNMP, and telnet/SSH.

Escape is seeking a talented and motivated individual to lead the software development and implementation on our radio platform products. Responsibilities include:

  • Software architecture definition
  • Device driver development using common standard communication protocols such as I2C, SPI, PCIe, SMI and USB, as well as custom memory mapped devices
  • Development of management interface features and functions, including support for command line, web GUI, telnet/SSH and SNMP interfaces
  • Maintenance of software libraries
  • Experience with regression and functional testing is highly desired
  • Perform day-to-day planning and management of the embedded software development team


The position requires experience in C/C++ programming, as well as expertise in Linux and working knowledge of real time system architecture. Development experience in embedded ARM processors is highly desired. Experience with the following is also welcome:

  • Familiarity using cross-platform development tool chains for embedded systems such as Yocto
  • Experience with Xilinx Vivado and Petalinux tools targeting Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC and/or Arm Cortex A-53 processor highly preferred
  • Multi-threaded programming
  • Developing software for networking protocols including TCP/IP and Ethernet protocols
  • Working knowledge of Board Support Packages and boot loaders such as u-boot
  • Web development experience using HTML, CGI, JavaScript/jQuery, AJAX, and Node.js.

A minimum 5 years industry work experience is required for this position. More experience is preferred.

A bachelor’s degree in CE, EE or CS is required; graduate degrees are also highly preferred.

Successful applicant must be able to provide proof of authorization to work full-time in the US without visa sponsorship.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $150,000.00 to $180,000.00 /year


  • embedded ARM: 2 years (Required)
  • c++: 5 years (Required)
  • Embedded Software Development: 5 years (Required)
  • device driver development: 2 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Other

Visa Sponsorship Potentially Available:

  • No: Not providing sponsorship for this job

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail


  • Monday to Friday

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No
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