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Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Location: Washington - Pullman

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks experienced Software/Firmware Engineers for our Senior Software Engineer position. This person will work across multi functional teams supporting SEL’s most advanced protection relays, the 400 series! If you are interested in working on SEL’s flagship relay using cutting edge technology, primarily focused on embedded C, this position is for you! 


  • Lead development of specifications.
  • Lead design of firmware/software.
  • Lead implementation of firmware/software designs.
  • Understand hardware and software interactions, and collaborate with Hardware Engineers.
  • Analyze test plans and test results.
  • Lead the development of designs and test documentation.
  • Mentor Engineers, Associate Engineers, and Technicians.
  • Review data sheets and instruction manuals.
  • Serve as project manager and/or project technical contact.
  • Participate in industry technical meetings and conferences as needed to meet operational and strategic plans.
  • Lead development of R&D processes.
  • Continuously identify, measure, and improve processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Typically 6+ years’ experience in either of the following areas:

--Embedded systems firmware development including:
-- real-time firmware design
-- C and assembly languages

  • Embedded Linux systems development including:

-- C
-- Other scripting languages

  • Proven experience leading and completing complex projects
  • Ability to meet Motor Vehicle Report Qualification Standards of SEL
  • Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills
  • Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Background check results satisfactory to SEL
  • Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Industrial controls
  • 3-phase electric power systems
  • Modern communications protocols
  • Digital and analog circuitry
  • Digital communications and signal processing
  • Project management

Location Information

Pullman, WA- SEL’s corporate office is located in Eastern Washington where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy 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 résumé 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. 

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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