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Job Category: Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Company: Alten

Job Id: 2826

Status: Full-Time


Please note, this position is a hybrid remote role based in Colorado. A candidate must live in Colorado or be willing to relocate to Colorado and occasionally travel on-site to our Westminster, CO office.

Note: Due to nature of work, only US Persons (citizens or permanent residents) need apply for this position.

We’re ALTEN Technology USA, an engineering company that provides solutions for engineering, technology, and product development projects. For decades, we’ve been helping our clients develop products that are changing the world, whether that’s by shaping the future of space exploration, saving lives with medical devices that set a new standard of care, or creating the fully autonomous electric taxi of tomorrow. Our team of more than 600 people works across industries including aerospace, medical devices and life sciences, unmanned systems and robotics, automotive OEM and tier 1 suppliers, commercial vehicle, electric vehicles, rail, and more. Our offices across the US have different industry focuses and engage with our clients in different ways, ranging from working on-site at client facilities to performing product development at our delivery centers.

ALTEN Group, our parent company, has been a leader in engineering and information technology for more than 30 years. ALTEN Group operates in 30 countries across Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East and employs more than 42,000 people, 88% of whom are engineers. The company covers the whole development cycle and offers a choice of service levels, from technology consulting to complete project outsourcing.

When you join ALTEN Technology USA, you join a group of people passionate about collaborating to solve some of the world’s most technical engineering challenges. Our success is tied to taking care of our employees by building relationships and providing opportunities for mentorship and career growth. We offer comprehensive benefits for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan with employer matching; paid time off (PTO); paid parental leave; and mentorship to help you take your career to the next level.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Lead Software Project teams on a variety of project sizes and complexities
  • Develop embedded software across the full software development lifecycle
  • Participate in pre-sales activities including customer calls and project proposals
  • Generate software requirements, architecture & design documentation, source code, and unit tests
  • Participate in the risk management process
  • Define detailed tasks and estimate effort
  • Collaborate with small to mid-size cross-disciplinary teams
  • Mentor junior Software Engineers



  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (B.S.), in Engineering or Computer Science from a technical college or university
  • 10+ years of firmware experience 
  • 10+ years of experience developing with C, C++
  • 5-7+ years of relevant leadership experience
  • 5+ years of experience with embedded applications 
  • 5+ years of experience with Agile development
  • 5+ years of experience with bare-metal development
  • 5+ years of experience with Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS)
  • 4+ years of experience with Linux development environments
  • 2+ years of experience developing with Python



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

  • Solid understanding of data structures
  • Ability to understand hardware schematics
  • Ability to bring up hardware
  • Ability to use lab measurement equipment (oscilloscope, signal generator, signal analyzer, multimeter, etc.)
  • Must be a US Person (US Citizen or Green Card Holder)

Salary Range: $126K-$169K


Note: Due to nature of work, only US Persons (citizens or permanent residents) need apply for this position. 


ALTEN Technology is a an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our Policy is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status.