Staff Embedded Software Engineer
Niles, IL 
Posted 17 days ago
Job Description


Woodward supports our members' wellbeing and regularly benchmarks with other companies in our industry to offer an extensive Total Reward package for this position. Salary will be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

  • All members included in annual cash bonus opportunity
  • 9.5% annual retirement benefit opportunity
  • Tuition reimbursement and Training/Professional Development opportunities for all members
  • 12 paid holidays, including floating holidays
  • Industry leading medical, dental, and vision Insurance
  • Vacation / Sick Time / Vacation Buy-up / Short Term Disability / Bereavement leave
  • Paid parental leave (effective 1 Jan)
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health benefits
  • Member Life & AD&D / Long Term Disability / Member Optional Life
  • Member referral bonus
  • Spouse / Child Optional Life / Optional AD&D / Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary benefits, including:
    • Home / Auto Insurance discounts
    • Whole Life Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance / Legal Assistance / Military Leave


Are you ready to make your mark? If you're an Embedded Software Engineer, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

What's In It for You...

At Woodward, our "employees" are called and treated as "members" and we've created a culture that appreciates and values the contributions of every member. It's an inclusive, positive, collaborative, and socially responsible environment where members work together for outstanding outcomes.

**This position can be a hybrid role (a combination of working in the office and remote) **

What you will be doing...

Woodward is seeking Embedded Software Engineers at all levels to support the successful operations on our Aerospace Electronics team.

  • This organization develops and produces products related to combustion, fluid, and motion controls for the Aerospace industry
  • Software engineers perform work requiring the application of standard engineering principles, practices, procedures, and evaluation criteria in conjunction with appropriate software and compliance standards
  • Design, support, and test of moderate to high complexity, highly integrated software for embedded systems and sub-system
  • Responsibilities may include design solutions/implementation, test creation/execution and/or general support
  • Participates in or leads projects and process improvement activities

What we are looking for...

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering (BS CE, BS CS, BS EE)
  • Software engineering and compliance standards experience may include:
    • Software for real-time embedded systems and devices
    • C/C++, Assembly, Python
    • Motor Control
    • Communication Networks
    • Configuration management tools
    • Software verification and validation
    • Software Design Life Cycle
    • MIRSA C (coding standard)
    • Agile Methodology
    • Safety Critical Software
    • Software requirements
    • Embedded development tools

Level 1:

  • Up to 2 years professional embedded software engineering experience required

Level 2:

  • 3+ years professional embedded software engineering experience required


  • 6+ years professional embedded software engineering experience required


  • 8+ years professional embedded software engineering experience or a combination of experience and advanced degree required

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR and EAR or possess all required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State Department and the U.S. Department of Commerce. ITAR defines a U.S. person as U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., 'Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans


Job Software Engineering
Primary Location United States-Illinois-Niles
Organization Woodward
Schedule FULL TIME
Shift 1st Shift / Day Job


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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