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Software Development Engineer (Santa Barbara, CA)

Job description:

A software engineer at Green Hills Software has complete engineering responsibility for one or more major components of the Green Hills product line. For an experienced programmer this is a satisfying position in which you have personal responsibility for creating a tool used by thousands of programmers around the world. Our engineers design and implement Real Time Operating Systems and virtualization, Hypervisor technology, Compilers, Debugger and Development Environment, Secure Virtualization Systems and Hardware Debugging Devices.

Here are the groups for which we are hiring:

  • INTEGRITY Real-time Operating System:Create, upgrade and maintain components of the INTEGRITY memory protected real-time operating system, such as device drivers, board support packages, networking stacks, other native application code, ports of third-party application code, or even the kernel itself. You will have the opportunity to work on one of the fastest growing products in the embedded industry, as well as the opportunity to make INTEGRITY work with bleeding-edge hardware. Projects in this area require familiarity with interfacing directly to hardware and with multi-threaded programming.
  • Compiler: Create, update, and maintain a language front end or a target architecture backend for the highly-optimizing family of Green Hills compilers. A compiler engineer might work on new language extensions, specific cutting-edge optimizations for the latest chips to hit the market, or on general optimizations that will benefit our entire product line. An ideal candidate understands low level microarchitecture designs and is comfortable working with assembly code, yet can also develop tools written in high level languages.
  • MULTI Development Environment: Create, upgrade and maintain a component of the MULTI development environment, such as the debugger, the editor, the builder, the configuration manager, the profiling system, the version control system, or one of several other components yet to hit the market.
  • Target Connections: Connect and extend the MULTI debugger to whatever our customers are building, so they can download and debug their code on their hardware. We build the highest performance debug probes supporting the broadest range of target CPUs. Members of this group are embedded programmers who use C and VHDL, but are also comfortable with extending our MULTI IDE to support new debugging concepts. Hardware experience and knowledge are welcome, but not necessary.
  • Advanced Products: Working closely with sales, engineers in the Advanced Products group will work across all of our products to develop solutions for our customers. Create, upgrade, and maintain products targeting the specific requirements of our customers. Work with customers and sales channels to establish requirements for future product development and participate in the design, development, implementation, and integration of those new solutions. Engineers in this group have a unique opportunity to help develop a complete solution, that combines technologies from across multiple product lines to address specific customer requirements. This position comes with the opportunity for business related travel.

Requirements:

  • Strong programming skills in C/C++ required
  • Must be working toward or possess a BS/MS (CS, ECE, Math) or have 5+ yrs experience in the embedded software industry
  • A GPA of 3.25 or greater is required
  • Should feel comfortable with the idea of personally creating a fairly complex 25,000 line application in about a year
  • Must be willing and able to work independently and with little supervision
  • Should be innovative and passionate about coding
  • Should be excited to take on new challenges

To apply:

Please email your resume to: jobs@ghs.com.

Product Engineer (Santa Barbara, CA)

Job description
If you like figuring out what makes a product good or bad by actually using it, technically discussing new product ideas, demonstrating what makes a feature or product great through examples and technical analysis, and have a burning desire to make "good" products "awesome", this is a position for you!

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Proactively understand and stay current with the latest software development tools and real-time operating systems
  • Conduct competitive analysis of all GHS products, focusing on our differentiating benefits (developer productivity, reliability, performance, security)
  • Establish benchmarks:
    - know and/or create results for existing benchmarks for performance
    - publish benchmarks or help drive partners and customers to do so, showing GHS dominance
  • Understand what makes both GHS and competitor products and features bad, good, or great, and demonstrate it through examples or technical analysis
  • Understand underlying architecture of GHS products
  • Develop new product ideas with engineering based on:
    - own usage
    - observing customers while developing and debugging
    - input from customers and Green Hills Software field staff
  • Provide usability feedback to development teams by using new products from early concept ideas through to the launch
  • Help create development and debugging methods and techniques, especially as the new product and features are developed
  • Develop demos of Green Hills Software products to provide examples of:
    - solutions to development problems using Green Hills Software products
    - differentiating Green Hills Software features vs. competitive products
    - vertical market-specific demos (automotive, aerospace, networking, etc.)
  • Evangelize new products and features within Green Hills Software
  • Help launch new products through demo development, education of Green Hills Software field staff, and beta customer visits and feedback

Requirements:

  • Strong technical communication skills
  • Understanding of development tools, debugging tools, real-time operating systems and their role in embedded software development
  • At least 2 years of programming experience in C and/or C++
  • Experience with UNIX and scripting languages, Python, Perl
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, EE, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience

Helpful skills and experience:

  • Experience using Green Hills' or competitors' products in a real-world application
  • Ability to quickly understand a benefit of a feature when demonstrated or tried
  • Ability to speak technically to developers and engineering management about product and implementation ideas

To apply:
Please email your resume to: jobs@ghs.com

Technical Writer (Santa Barbara, CA)
(MULTI Integrated Development Environment and other groups)

Job Description
We're looking for a technical writer to work out of our Santa Barbara office who enjoys working closely with engineers to boil down complex concepts and procedures into concise instructions. You will create user manuals and online help that provide information about using Green Hills tools for embedded software development. If you're a self-starter who writes well, is naturally curious, has a keen eye for detail, and loves keeping things organized, get in touch with us!

Duties

  • Creating and editing user documentation and online help
  • Working with engineers to document new features
  • Using Green Hills products to confirm and refine instructions
  • Maintaining, proofreading, and indexing existing documentation
  • Making sure documentation remains accurate and bug free
  • Coordinating with Marketing and Production to produce printed deliverables
  • Creating graphics and screenshots

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Technical Writing, Computer Science, or related field
  • Technical Writing experience
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • A knack for clarity
  • A high comfort level with computers and complex technical concepts
  • Interest in learning new things and teaching them to people
  • Ability to put yourself in the user's shoes
  • Excellent office communication skills
  • Understanding of document formatting and layout
  • Ability to follow in-house style guidelines
  • Experience creating and editing graphics
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Bonus Skills & Experience

  • Working knowledge of HTML, XML, XSLT, and/or DocBook
  • Working knowledge of Oxygen and/or Epic Editor
  • Working knowledge of Python
  • Familiarity with programming languages such as C or C++
  • Familiarity with IDEs, compiler toolchains and/or operating systems
  • Experience working with online help tools
  • Experience creating and/or editing screencasts
  • Experience with version control systems such as subversion

To apply:
Please email your resume and one or two technical writing samples to: jobs@ghs.com,

Functional Safety Software Engineer (Santa Barbara, CA)

Job description:
We seek an experienced software engineer to conduct safety analyses, develop functional requirements tests, and conduct design reviews for Green Hills Software's real time operating system and the suite of embedded development tools. As a Functional Safety Software Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring that Green Hills Software safety-critical products are safe for our customers to use to build vehicles, medical devices, and industrial control systems that people's lives depend on every day.

Requirements:

  • An understanding of compilers, assemblers, linkers and debuggers and their role in developing embedded software
  • An understanding of the concepts of real time operating systems
  • At least two years of programming experience in high level languages, C and C++
  • Experience with UNIX and with scripting languages, Python, Perl and shell
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Ability to learn and understand how complex software systems work

Helpful skills and experience:

  • Observant and attentive to details
  • Ability to understand and analyze the behavior of complex software systems
  • Great communication (both written and verbal) and organization skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing schedules
  • Familiarity with code coverage tools for C and C++
  • Embedded system and real time operating systems experience a plus
  • Previous experience with functional safety related to IEC 61508, EN 50128, or ISO 26262 a plus
  • Certified Functional Safety Expert (CFSE) or Certified Functional Safety Professional (CFSP) certificate a plus

Duties:

  • Assessing and ensuring the high safety standards for our products
  • Conducting and generating reports for software safety analyses, hazard assessments, and failure mode effects analysis
  • Creating validation tests for requirements functionality, robustness, boundary values, and equivalence classes
  • Analyzing, improving, and reporting on system code coverage
  • Conducting design and code reviews for changes to safety-critical products
  • Assisting with functional requirements capture

To apply:
Please email your resume to: jobs@ghs.com

Field Engineer (Santa Barbara, CA)

Job description:
We seek an experienced field software engineer to develop and support board support packages and device drivers, and work closely with key customers to solve complex technical problems. The ideal candidate will thrive on troubleshooting software problems, designing creative solutions, developing and supporting board support packages and device drivers, and enjoy learning new technology.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience
  • At least 2 years experience programming in high-level languages, C, and C++
  • At least 2 years experience developing board support packages and device drivers
  • Ability to understand new hardware and grasp and apply new concepts quickly
  • Ability to quickly diagnose technical problems with limited information
  • An understanding of the concepts of real-time operating systems
  • An understanding of compilers, assemblers, linkers, and debuggers, and their role in developing embedded software
  • Able to travel ~33% of the time
  • Self motivated and eager to learn
  • Great communication and organizational skills

To apply:
Please email your resume to: jobs@ghs.com

Embedded Solutions Test Engineer (Santa Barbara, CA)

Job description:

We seek an experienced software engineer to test Green Hills Software’s Real Time Operating System and the suite of embedded development tools. As an Embedded Solutions Test Engineer you will be given the sole responsibility for assessing and ensuring that key components in our products meet our high quality standards. If you are bothered by most software being buggy and want to do something about it, this is the job for you!

Requirements:

  • An understanding of compilers, assemblers, linkers and debuggers and their role in developing embedded software
  • An understanding of the concepts of real time operating systems
  • At least 2 years of programming experience in high level languages, C and C++
  • Experience with UNIX and with scripting languages, python, perl and shell
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Ability to learn and understand how complex software systems work

Helpful skills and experience:

  • Observant and attentive to details
  • Enjoys the challenge of finding bugs / breaking the product
  • Curious about how things work
  • Interested in learning new technologies
  • Keen eye for odd behavior
  • Ability to balance technical skills in understanding the nature of a problem, with a global sense
    for how it would affect the users
  • Ability to remember and reproduce a complex set of steps when identifying a problem
  • Great communication and organization skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing schedule
  • Embedded system and real time operating systems experience a plus

Duties:

  • Assessing and ensuring the high quality standards for our products
  • Writing new tests and ensuring that a product or a component is adequately validated
  • Making recommendations for product improvements, both in terms of reliability and usability
  • Creating functionality, coverage, regressions, stress, and real-world example tests
  • Writing embedded applications the way our users would
  • Automating manual tests for greater coverage and efficiency
  • Configuring and setting up hardware for embedded debugging
  • Keeping abreast of our technology, gaining an understanding of how to use new tools, and understanding their impact on the overall development environment 

To apply:

Please email your resume to: jobs@ghs.com.

Embedded Software Consultant (Santa Barbara, CA)

Job description:

We seek a software engineer or field application engineer to work closely with key customers to solve complex technical problems. Our customers are highly skilled embedded software development firms with unique and challenging problems that demand expert solutions we can't read from a script. If you thrive on troubleshooting software problems and designing creative solutions, enjoy learning about new technology, and want to jump in and save customers in desperate need of a hero, this is the job for you!

Requirements:

  • Ability to quickly learn and understand the inner workings of complex software systems
  • Ability to quickly diagnose technical problems with limited information
  • Ability to succinctly explain complex technical concepts to experts from other technical domains
  • An understanding of the concepts of real-time operating systems
  • An understanding of compilers, assemblers, linkers, and debuggers, and their role in developing embedded software
  • At least 2 years experience programming in high-level languages, C, and C++
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Helpful skills and experience:

  • Experience interacting with customers (pre-sales, support, etc.)
  • An understanding of networking concepts and their role in software systems

Duties:

  • Working directly with customers, developers, sales, and other support engineers to solve challenging customer-reported issues
  • Designing creative solutions for complex problems
  • Keeping abreast of our technology, gaining an understanding of how to use new tools, and understanding their role in a customer development environment
  • Writing technical guides for internal and external distribution
  • Recommending product improvements based on unique knowledge of customer product use
  • Helping demonstrate that Green Hills Software is the leading expert in embedded systems

To apply:

Please email your resume to: jobs@ghs.com.

Field Services Engineer (Santa Barbara, CA)

Job description:

We seek a software engineer or field application engineer with outstanding technical and communication skills to work with our customers to solve the tough problems they face. A Field Services Engineer helps our customers solve the problems they cannot fix on their own and also trains them on how to be successful with Green Hills Software products. If you thrive on quickly figuring out creative solutions to technical problems, enjoy debugging tricky problems, and have a desire to travel, this is the job for you!

Duties:

  • Creating and delivering training classes on the uses of our technologies--including our IDE, RTOSes, BSPs, device drivers, and middleware
  • Working at customer sites to quickly identify and solve problems in their applications
  • Assisting customers in writing new BSPs and device drivers for the INTEGRITY RTOS
  • Adapting and customizing our tools to integrate with our customers' design flow
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosing customer problems remotely
  • Carrying out design reviews with customers and help them improve their designs

Requirements:

  • Ability to solve technical problems and work with customers in a fast-paced technical environment
  • Must be working toward or possess a BSEE/BSCS (or better)
  • Experience interacting with customers (pre-sales, support, etc.)
  • Experience working with hardware (eg. getting code running on a bare board, or bringing up an embedded OS)
  • Ability to travel ~50% of the time
  • Self motivated and eager to learn

Helpful skills and experience:

  • Development experience (C, C++ preferred)
  • Embedded experience, including work on INTEGRITY, ThreadX, VxWorks, OSE, pSOS, embedded Linux
  • Experience writing BSPs and/or device drivers for one of the above Operating Systems
  • Technical teaching experience

To apply:

Please email your resume to: jobs@ghs.com.

Sales Managers

Job description:

Fantastic opportunity for ambitious, energetic, smart, and disciplined sales professionals who want to build a career selling the most sophisticated technology in the software industry.

The Internet of Things and software for computer controlled devices are among the fastest growing markets in our economy. As a direct result of our past success we are expanding our sales force. We are looking for potential top performers that have the ambition, energy, intellect, desire, and work ethic to enter into our sales program where you will be trained to use strategic planning, networking capabilities, and time management skills to get in front of the senior management at companies which build products that use embedded computers. You will learn to use tactical sales skills, to use customer data to build cost/benefit analysis, and you will be taught technical skills that will enable you to get Green Hills solutions designed into customer's products. When you do, the reward will be substantial. Our philosophy is to continuously feed the success of our top performers. When was the last time your territory was INCREASED after you made a big sale? Your growth and earning potential is unlimited here. We will train you, but YOU must learn and prove that you truly are a top performer.

Green Hills Software is the world's largest independent embedded software solutions company. We created the industry's most advanced set of products which are used to build systems that range from the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to Toyota automobiles to HP printer products to Samsung smartphones to gaming consoles such as the Wii U.

If you have been looking for the chance to demonstrate that you can deliver and be a top performer, this is your opportunity. You will be joining a stable, well established company with industry best products and services backing you up. The compensation plan and benefits are second to none.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1 to 2 years of inside or outside sales experience in a professional setting is a plus
  • Understanding technology and how it applies to a customer's business is a key skill
  • A desire to help build the Internet of Things in a secure and reliable manner is a must

To apply:
If this sounds like the challenge you have been looking for, please send your resume and a short description of your interest to jsorrells@ghs.com.

Corporate Field Applications Engineer

Job duties:

As GHS Corporate Field Applications Engineer your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Assist in the creation and delivery of trade show and seminar presentations and product demonstrations. These presentations and demonstrations should focus on the unique solutions that Green Hills Software offers.
  • Assist in the creation and updating of reference platforms for various vertical market segments including automotive, smart energy, medical, industrial controls and networking. This will include working with Green Hills Software's partner ecosystem of silicon and software providers.
  • Assist in the maintenance and updating of the Field Applications Engineer's (FAE) demonstration source code repository, providing GHS FAEs with short, pointed demonstrations of GHS products that solve specific customer problems.

This position requires travel to global seminars and trade shows as well as Green Hills customer and partner sites.

Requirements and qualifications:

  • Strong programming skills in C/C++
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering AND 5+ yrs experience in the embedded software industry

To apply:

Please email your resume to: jobs@ghs.com.

To apply for a position at Green Hills Software you may do any of the following:
 
Email to:
jobs@ghs.com

Fax to:
(805) 965-6343
Attention: Hiring Manager

Mail to:
Green Hills Software
Attention: Hiring Manager
30 W. Sola Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

If the location is to be decided (TBD), please send information to the Corporate Office.

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