IoT Software Architect in Scottsdale, AZ at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

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Job Title
IoT Software Architect

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Job Summary
As announced this spring, Benchmark Electronics is relocating its corporate headquarters to and building an Engineering Design Center of Excellence in Tempe, AZ. This design center will provide IoT (Internet of Things) infrastructure and interconnect of sensors solutions for our customers in military, medical, and industrial market segments, growing to greater than 200 employees in about 3 years.

If you want to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment then this is the place for you. The IoT group has a small company feel, but also enjoys the stability of a big company as Benchmark has almost 10,000 employees worldwide. In the IoT group, every employee goes above and beyond and makes a huge impact into the success of the company. As such, each employee will be held to a high bar; we hire and expect the best. This means we expect employees to deliver results with a sense of urgency with high energy and enthusiasm, continually push past the status quo to innovate new ideas and solutions and find the balance between collaborative and individual contribution.

Essential Functions and Competencies

General duties for this role include but are not limited to designing, architecting, programming, scripting, creating test infrastructure, writing test cases, documentation, debugging, R&D, deciphering specifications, code reviewing peers, meeting with customers, drawing up proposals, convincing peers that your text editor is better than theirs, etc. The employee will also be expected to branch out of their comfort zone if the need arises to fill roles not yet filled, and so a fearless, ambitious, and dynamic individual is highly desired.

The primary focus for this role will be to do software development and provide complete architectural design support for any part of the IoT stack. Leveraging currently existing technologies and measuring their relative advantages and disadvantages as well as coming up with new ideas will be key. Strong communication skills and information organizational skills are paramount.
Qualifications / Education / Experience
  • BS in Computer Science, EE, or related field
  • 10+ years in Software Development
  • 5+ years Software and Product architecture
  • 5+ years of C/C++
  • 5+ years in RTOS
  • Wide range of experience in programming languages and technologies
  • Experience developing roadmaps
  • Experience developing IP
  • Familiar with MAC, Network, and Transport layers of the OSI model
  • Looking for a challenge and strong leadership skills

  • 3+ years in IoT
  • Proficient developing on ARM platforms
  • Strong experience in wireless networking (for example WiFi, 802.11, Zigbee, Bluetooth, BLE, 802.15, Wireless Mesh, etc.)
  • Strong experience with TCP/IP including routing, authorization and security protocols
  • Experience using GCC toolchain and creating build systems with GNU make, CMake, or equivalent
  • Experience with HW bring up, bare board development, understanding HW architecture, and communicating effectively with HW designers

Job Category
Design Engineering
Job Location
Design Center of Excellence AZ, USA

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