Econolite® is an innovator of Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) solutions, products, and services. Our technology is helping save lives and making the Smart City a reality. If you want to be at the forefront of this intelligent technology revolution, we want to talk to you about being part of our team. Econolite is committed to employing the best talent that will make significant contributions to building a safer, connected world.

Econolite’s ITS solutions ease traffic congestion, provide safer mobility, and improve quality of life. As the one-stop-shop leader for traffic management systems, sensor products, and services, Econolite is committed to the advancement of connected and autonomous vehicles, smart cities, and cybersecurity.

The Senior Embedded Software Engineer will report to the Manager, Embedded Software Engineer. The Senior Embedded Software Engineer will design and develop embedded software driving Econolite’s market-leading traffic controller products. Understand technical product requirements, design and develop innovative new features, and maintain existing features and functionality. Plan technical design and development tasks, provide effort estimates, and write code to implement planned product changes. Work closely with the rest of the embedded software engineering team and collaborate with Software Quality Assurance and other engineering teams as necessary to build and release high-quality products.

We are looking for a seasoned senior software engineer with proven knowledge and proficiency in modern embedded software development principles, practices and technologies, who is also passionate about product quality and performance.



Design and develop embedded software for Econolite’s traffic controllers, including new features and functionality as well as bug fixes.
Write efficient code, review pull requests, and debug issues. Write embedded software and tools primarily using C++. Develop unit tests and performance tests, as necessary.
Document technical plan, design, and implementation details on the Engineering Wiki.
Assist with testing product functionality and troubleshooting product issues (reported internally or externally).
Collaborate with Hardware Engineering, Systems Engineering, and Software Quality Assurance teams, as necessary.
Work closely with the rest of the team, discuss technical strategies, and coordinate the content and timing of code changes to meet release deadlines.

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other technical discipline
6+ years of experience designing and developing high-performance software running in embedded environments
Strong object-oriented design experience; strong development experience with modern C++ (C++ 11 and later)
Proficiency in standard source code management systems/tools like TFS and Git; deep experience in software build systems and CI/CD a huge plus
Strong embedded Linux and real-time operating system experience; experience in hardware layer communication and considerations for safety-critical embedded environments a strong plus
Strong written and oral communication skills, ability to clearly and effectively present and discuss technical design and implementation details
Experience of working in Agile software development teams strongly desired

Ability to travel as requested to meet business needs (Colorado Springs, CO) – up to 10%



The above statements are intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, skills, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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