About Us:

Were a team of professional embedded software engineers dedicated to building great systems. We are fully committed to making electric power safer, more reliable and more economical. Were looking for colleagues who are truly passionate about developing embedded systems and who understand what it takes to build critical infrastructure.

While the work is consistently challenging, we value continuous learning and professional development. Were constantly striving to be better engineers and to make products that are absolutely safe and reliable.

About You:

You care deeply about software craftsmanship.

You have a passion for what you do that is clearly conveyed by your actions and accomplishments.

The statement, Great firmware is a calling, not just a job, resonates with you.

You have a proven background in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or the equivalent.

You want to lead, and actively participate in, the specification, design, implementation, review, and test of complex, safety critical firmware/software systems spanning code, test and documentation.

Youre comfortable working at the hardware / software interface.

Youre excited about collaborating closely with Hardware and RTL Engineers.

The opportunity to mentor others excites you.

Your strong communication skills allow you to serve as a technical contact for internal customers.

The SEL Values and Principles of Operation will drive you to be a little better each day.

You grasp these directives: Understand. Create. Simplify.

Youre happy to take on other tasks as necessary because you feel ownership of your products.

Your track record of technical accomplishments speaks for itself.

You have demonstrated your ability to contribute at a high level over several years.

What We Value:

Embedded systems firmware design and development.
Hard real-time firmware design

C++ and OO design
C mastery and competency with assembly.

Test Automation


Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, effectively and efficiently both in writing and verbally.

Strong collaboration skills and the ability to work cooperatively in a very fast paced and close- knit team environment

Ability and desire to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities

Academic achievements are important, but were flexible for passionate embedded system developers. Its simpler if you have a B.S. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or the equivalent. An advanced degree is even better.

Of course, we build critical infrastructure, so youll need to have background check results that are satisfactory to SEL and negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Competencies:

3-phase electric power systems

Digital and analog circuitry
Digital communications and signal processing

Industrial controls
Modern communications protocols
Project management

Position Location

SELs corporate office is located in Eastern Washington where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. We appreciate the smaller town life: country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.

An Award-Winning Company

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

Communication with Applicants

SEL sends an initial e-mail response to all applicants at time of rsum or CV submittal. If you do not receive this communication, please check your SPAM filter and make sure your system is not blocking e-mails from SEL. It is important that you ensure your receipt of this e-mail as SEL may communicate future position updates via e-mail.

SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled.

SEL invents, designs, and builds digital products and systems that protect power grids around the world. This technology prevents blackouts and enables customers to improve power system reliability and safety at a reduced cost. A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, SEL has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and now serves customers worldwide. Our mission is simple: to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical.


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Embedded Software Engineer

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Pullman, WA 99163

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