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This systems team designs, develops and sustains software required for production of Advanced Digital Settop and Gateway products. Development is primarily based on the Linux operating system. The team works closely with product hardware and system engineers throughout the design, evaluation and test of the product. This position is based in Horsham, PA.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The System Engineers develops embedded software for Advanced Digital Cable Settop products using primarily C/C++ and Linux. The candidate responsibilities include:
Work under the guidance of advanced engineering personnel, within product development to develop and support new and legacy products, focusing on derivative designs and sustaining engineering.
Design, implement and deliver software/firmware for Digital Cable Settop products.
Generate required product development documentation. Participate in source code control and software release activities as required.
Resolve technical problems and initiating design changes upon review from a senior engineer.
Communicate project status, issues, and requirements both verbally and in writing.
Conduct technical presentations/demonstrations if necessary.
Perform other duties as required.
Required Education and Job Experience:
Requires a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or related field.
0-3 years of related experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Experience in embedded system software development using Linux
Proficient in C, C++
Understanding of Linux boot process
Experience with writing Linux user-space applications and scripts
Experience with configuring and building the Linux kernel
Hands-on experience with compilers, debuggers and build systems
Strong problem solving, software debugging and hands-on trouble-shooting skills
Ability to interface with other functions (hardware, test, etc) throughout the development lifecycle
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :
Experience with Broadcom NEXUS
Knowledge of QAM, MPEG, DOCSIS and network protocols
Knowledge of Agile/Scrum development methodologies
Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms and OO Design
Demonstrate an understanding of standard programming and software engineering techniques.
Effective at working in team situations.