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Job Overview

  • Position Number: ESE2022
  • Location: Bellevue, WA
  • Position Type: Engineer
  • Salary: Competitive

Job Details

Come build the real world with us! Join us as we build leading products that solve real world problems in industries that build, grow and deliver it all. Spectrum Controls is looking for an Embedded Software Engineer who loves to get their hands dirty twiddling bits, hooking up O-scopes, and bringing up boards. Be responsible for all aspects of software creation, from specification to coding to production release.

Come work for a company that thinks your work environment is important and provides a quiet office with a door, and plenty of desk space to fill with computers, instruments, and other gizmos to your heart’s content. And as an added perk, you’ll have frequent opportunities to win premium tickets to concerts, plays and sporting events!


The successful candidate must have experience in C programming for real time embedded systems. Other skills should include knowledge of compilers, linkers, and debuggers, and hands on experience with hardware test equipment. Hardware design knowledge or experience will also help.

We are looking for a well-organized, self-motivated individual who plays well with others. Must be able to assimilate quickly into a small design team and make immediate contributions. It helps to be a “self-starter” with good project management skills, and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, and troubleshooting embedded software for high precision analog data acquisition modules and communication protocols for industrial products.

This position typically requires a BSEE, BSCE, or equivalent and four years development experience.


Experience in the following areas is desired:

  • Embedded software development on 8, 16, and 32 bit MPU’s, with and without an RTOS.
  • Serial port protocols for RS-232 and, RS-485.
  • Data acquisition & control, using precision ADC’s and DAC’s.
  • Temperature measurement using thermocouples, RTDs and CJCs.
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) and Industrial Automation applications.
  • Windows Apps, using Visual Studio, Visual C++, C#.

Company Profile

Since 1983, Spectrum Controls has grown to become a premier provider of hardware and related software products for the industrial controls marketplace. Our products fall into three major categories: I/0 modules, human-machine interfaces and communications devices. Spectrum’s corporate headquarters are located in Bellevue, Washington.

Spectrum Controls has been selected as one the “Best Places to Work” for small companies from Seattle Business Monthly. We strive to have a great work environment and a balance between work and home. We offer competitive compensation and great benefits.

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Spectrum is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.