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 Software Engineer will report to the Manager, Embedded Software Engineer. The Software Engineer will develop the embedded software driving Econolite’s market-leading traffic controller products. Implement new features and maintain existing features and functionality. Plan software design and development tasks, provide effort estimates, and write code for development tasks. 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 strong software engineer with proven proficiency in writing modern C++ code and unit tests, as well as a good understanding of software development principles and practices.


Develop 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.

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other technical discipline or equivalent professional experience
3+ years of strong development experience with modern C++ (C++ 11 and later); strong object-oriented design experience
Proficiency in standard source code management systems/tools like TFS and Git; deep experience in software build systems and CI/CD a huge plus
Experience with Linux; experience with embedded Linux a 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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