Embedded Engineer III

The Tsource Team needs an Embedded Engineer III in Columbia, Maryland.

We are looking for an embedded design engineer to perform hardware and software reverse engineering tasks, network protocol and discovery analysis, and algorithm development. A broad knowledge of embedded processors, digital hardware, and serial communication busses is critical to success. Opportunity will include software development in assembly, C, and C++ as well as some digital hardware design including FPGA and CPLD devices. Position requires excellent communication skills and involves working in a small collaborative team environment. Occasional local travel to customer sites is expected.
• 5-8+ years with a BS in designated Engineering or a related field.
• 5+ years of embedded software development using C or C++ language.
• 3+ years of microprocessor based digital hardware design experience.
• Must meet stringent customer driven security screening requirements.
• Must have active Top Secret clearance.
• Experience with IDA Pro development environment.
• Experience designing with FPGA/CPLD devices.
• Experience with Altium DXP development environment.
Top Secret Clearance needed.


Designs, develops, operates and maintains software and firmware components and computing systems software to be applied to and integrated with engineering, scientific and manufacturing requirements. Applies the appropriate standards, processes, procedures and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of such engineering applications and products such as laboratory simulation systems, aircraft flight control and display systems, pacemakers, defibrillators, mechanical and electrical systems. Interfaces with customers, suppliers, application users and other technical and support personnel.


Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.


Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines.


Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.


Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results and/or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.


Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions to technical issues associated with specific projects.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Respect, Responsibility, and Integrity, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Exelis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V.

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