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Embedded Linux Software Engineer - software / qa / dba / etc - job...

City: San diego
Date: 23 May 2020
Category: Software / QA / DBA

SeeScan is seeking an experienced Embedded Linux Software Engineer who shows enthusiasm for new technologies, solutions, and devices, is an excellent problem-solver, and enjoys working in a fast-paced development environment.

Your Mission

In this position, you will help us create cutting edge software that powers our market-leading SeeSnake plumbing diagnostic equipment and SeekTech utility locating devices. You will be responsible for a mix of driver and middleware/ application development on a variety of embedded hardware platforms.


• Develop or customize board support packages (BSP) for our hardware to provide additional functionality, e.g. software updates, security, and optimization.
• Write device drivers for bootloaders and the Linux kernel.
• Develop middleware and user applications, usually based on C/C++.
• Be an active participant in software architecture discussions.
• Stay current with latest best practices, and identify opportunities for technology, tool, and process improvement.


• Strong C/C++ development skills.
• Thorough knowledge of OS coding techniques, IP protocols, interfaces, and hardware subsystems.
• Familiarity with software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer review.
• Strong documentation and writing skills.
• Adaptable life-long learner with experience in emerging technologies.

Other Helpful Skills

• Experience working with Yocto.
• Familiarity with web front-end and back-end technologies.
• Experience with graphical application frameworks such as Qt.

Education and Experience

• BS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or similar with relevant experience.
• 2 years’ experience in hands-on development and troubleshooting using Linux on embedded systems

We Offer

• A position within an established company that has over 30 years of experience, growing from humble beginnings in our founder’s garage to a team of nearly 300.
• Medical, dental, and vision coverage.
• Traditional and Roth 401(k) investment options, with a current company matching contribution of up to $50 per paycheck (biweekly).
• Flexible Paid Time Off plan with no cap or “use it or lose it” requirement.

If this position is of interest, please apply online at In your application, include your resume and a thoughtful cover letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for this position. We are looking for a long-term, in-house teammate to join us, not a contractor or consultant.

This is a remote position initially with the possibility of transitioning to onsite in the future. Preference will be given to candidates living in San Diego.

About SeeScan

Modern life depends on the infrastructure that brings water, wastewater, electricity, gas, and communications services to our homes and businesses. SeeScan’s mission is to deliver best-of-class products that protect these vital services. We are an original equipment manufacturer in San Diego, CA with over 30 years of experience building diagnostic and utility locating equipment from the ground up, from initial product conception to prototyping, testing, and final assembly.

At SeeScan, you’ll be part of a group of people who bring passion and energy into everything they do. We value the individual contributions all of our employees make, and invest in the tools and training they need to find success and professional growth. We do our best to empower the right people to take on new opportunities, and our culture promotes transparency, integrity, and continuous learning.

Visit us at to learn more about why SeeScan is a great place to work!


• No recruiters, contractors, or consultants, please.
• No relocation assistance or visa sponsorships available for this position.
• SeeScan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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