Embedded Software Engineer (NO C2C)


Please Note: Requires US Citizen or Greencard as client is not able to sponsor visas at this time.



Embedded Software Engineer to work on digital camera systems 

This is a direct-hire role with our client in Santa Clara.  Talented and competitive people are rewarded with outstanding career development, personal growth and leadership opportunities – the Sky is the Limit here! 


• Work collaboratively with the highest caliber talent. Our client is committed to hiring and developing great people who have a passion for excellence and a commitment to continuous improvement.
• Utilize cutting-edge technology and processes - creating the next generation of products and services that will impact the world for generations to come.
• Foster growth and professional development capabilities –you'll have the opportunity to explore different roles.
• Be recognized & rewarded – our client values their employees, recognizes talent, encourages growth and rewards contributions


You will

  • Develop embedded software for micro-processor based real-time camera systems.
  • Implement new firmware, improving existing firmware.
  • Reuse and integrate image processing algorithms.
  • Define hardware, firmware and communication interfaces.
  • Interface microcontrollers with FPGAs and other digital modules.
  • Develop device drivers & unit tests.



  • Expertise with RTOS is required; FreeRTOS is preferred.
  • Expertise in C/C++.
  • Experience with Python for occasional scripting.
  • Experience with ARM processors, preferably Freescale or Xilinx Zynq preferred; will also consider Xilinx microBlaze, Altera Nios II, and others.
  • Proficiency with hardware interfaces such as: UART, SPI, GPIO, I2C, RS232, RS495, JTAG, USB.
  • Experience using electrical test equipment such as oscilloscopes, multi meters, signal generators, etc.
  • Familiarity with PCBA-level hardware and debugging.
  • Experience with version control.
  • Working knowledge of video interfaces and familiarity working with products such as Image Sensors, Displays, ADC, DACS and other peripheral devices is desirable.
  • Familiarity with video cameras or image sensor products and of video principles is a plus.
  • Experience with machine learning algorithm development is a plus.
  • Nice to have: GUI, C#, WPF, Winforms  



  • BS in EE or equivalent, advanced degree preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience with embedded software systems experience or junior level with similar experience.


Why Kelly®?

With Kelly, you’ll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies around the globe—offering you the chance to work on some of today’s most intriguing, innovative and high-visibility projects. In a field where change is the only constant, our connections and opportunities will help you take your career exactly where you want to go. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100™ companies companies and found opportunities for more than 8,600 IT professionals last year. Let us help advance your career today.

About Kelly®

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Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

Kelly complies with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative. A conviction record does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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