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Embedded Software Engineer

Embedded Software Engineer

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Sure Grip Controls Inc

Embedded Software Engineer

Sure Grip Controls

Victoria, BC

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The Embedded Software Engineer works within a cross-functional engineering team to develop software for industrial joysticks and electronic controls for the mobile hydraulics market including forestry, agriculture, construction, and other mobile equipment.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years in writing embedded software for microcontrollers systems
  • Developing test applications on Arduino systems
  • Experience with electronics schematic, and printed circuit board design is an asset for this position
  • Experience delivering mid to high volume designs to a Lean Production environment
  • Minimum of 1 years in a team lead role



Core Competencies

Required Competencies:

  • Embedded software architecture and development experience with C programming on Microchip or similar processor
  • Experience with software build, source control, and software release process
  • Strong test and debug skills related to embedded design
  • Design and testing of power supply, microcontroller, and interface circuitry
  • Dedicated, motivated, and energetic cross-functional team member
  • Committed to continuous improvement throughout the business
  • Able to provide clear concise communications to multiple stakeholders

Additional Competencies:

  • Experience with Visual Studio
  • Experience with CANBus (J1939 or CANOpen)


Essential Functions & Responsibilities

The position of Embedded Software Engineer works within the Engineering Team on New Product Development (NPD).  As an intermediate position the candidate is responsible for:

  • Ensuing team commitments to schedule, scope, and quality are met
  • Maintaining best practices in embedded software development
  • Collaboration with other team leads on designs
  • Ensuring sound technical decisions are made by providing review, feedback, and mentoring
  • Level load and planning work for team across multiple consecutive projects
  • Maintaining best practices in embedded software
  • Sprint planning using Agile development methodologies including providing task estimation



Additional Information



Sure Grip Controls offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes; extended health, dental and long term disability benefits, RRSP matching, bonuses, consideration of work-life balance, vacation and continuing education.  We recognize the importance of developing and retaining top talent to be part of our high performing team at Sure Grip.

Our Culture

Our priorities are to be safe, take care of our employees and take care of our customers.  Our values are: be passionate, work as a team, think creatively and deliver results.  We have a supportive culture and help each other solve challenges.  We are a growing company and want to add great team players to help us grow.


The Organization

Sure Grip Controls was incorporated in 1996 to manufacture industrial control grips for the heavy equipment industry. The company started by supplying control grips to several major equipment manufacturers in the Canadian forest industry. Sales soon expanded to include Europe, the United States, and New Zealand. Sure Grip now supplies mobile heavy equipment manufacturers around the world, and has twice received recognition as one of Canada’s top 200 fastest growing companies by Profit magazine. It is our goal to lead the industry in providing innovative solutions to our customers.

In early 2015, Sure Grip Controls was acquired by Bailey International Inc., based in Knoxville, TN. Bailey is a leading, competitive manufacturer and distributor of both standard and innovative custom mobile hydraulic components. Adding Sure Grip Controls to the Bailey family creates a complementary product offering and an opportunity to further enhance a revolutionary service experience for their customers.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Intermediate Level

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