• Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, USA
  • Full Time

VES, LLC seeks a highly motivated Senior Embedded Software Engineer to support our efforts. Would you like to work on a small team of exceptionally smart people to design and build cutting-edge technology, pushing the envelope of what is possible? Do you want to work for a team-oriented DoD contractor that is passionate about using technology to protect and make soldiers more effective? If so, please read on!

This Senior Embedded Software Engineer position earns a highly competitive salary, depending on experience. You would also enjoy great benefits and perks, including health benefits, a 401(k) with match, 10 paid holidays, 15 paid vacation days, tuition reimbursement, and more. If this sounds like the right DoD software development opportunity for you, apply today! We will consider remote work for the right candidate.


We are a small business headquartered out of Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. We have grown up to 42 employees, many of them getting our footprints established in other areas of the United States. Established in 2014, our core competencies are the development of custom government off the Shelf (GOTS) infrastructure solutions, integrating mission command systems, and prototyping emerging technologies for use in the Army tactical architecture. We are a company built entirely of engineers, focused completely on solving the DoD's hardest software systems integration challenges.

Many software government contractors only hire to fill a slot and then release the person with the contract time is up. We truly strive to be more of a close-knit group, hiring people for their talent and making sure they want to stay for the long haul. We offer highly competitive pay, generous benefits, and a friendly work culture.

About the Position:

This Senior Embedded Software Engineer will play a vital role working with other engineers to support the design, development, integration, and verification of laser systems supporting High Energy Lasers (HEL) and Directed Energy (DE) Programs in Huntsville, Alabama.

Required Qualifications / Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent and 5 years of experience or a Masters degree and 2 years of relevant experience
  • Embedded and real-time software development
  • Embedded C development
  • Experience working with and debugging RTOS challenges
  • Ability to develop, integrate, and debug a product from inception to productization

Preferred Qualifications / Experience:

  • Hands on with Xylinx FPGA development (vivado)
  • Hands on with FreeRTOS
  • Experience with Linux (Peta Linux / Yocto / Open Embedded) a plus
  • Familiarity with Power / Thermal management challenges
  • Hands on with CANBUS / MODBUS / RS232

Applicants must be able to obtain a US Secret Security Clearance.

VES offers a rich benefits package that includes:

  • 401(k) match
  • Highly Competitive Salary
  • Health Benefits
  • Up to 15 Paid Vacation days / year
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement

VES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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