Teledyne Technologies

Sr. Software Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-San DIego
Requisition ID
Company Name
Teledyne SeaBotix
1st Shift - Day
Citizenship/Visa Requirement
US Citizen/Perm Resident/ Other US Person

Company Overview

Teledyne Marine is a group of leading-edge undersea technology companies that have been assembled by Teledyne Technologies Incorporated. Through acquisitions and collaboration, over the past 10 years Teledyne Marine has evolved into an industry powerhouse, bringing the best of the best together under a single umbrella. Each Teledyne Marine company is a leader in its respective field, with a shared commitment to providing premium products backed by unparalleled service and support.


As part of the Teledyne Marine group, Teledyne SeaBotix is the world leading manufacturer of the underwater remotely-operated vehicle (ROV), Little Benthic Vehicle (LBV) & Vectored Little Benthic Vehicle (vLBV). The Little Benthic Vehicles, a continuously advancing underwater platform, can perform a multitude of tasks including maritime security, search and recovery, hull and pipeline inspection, hazardous environment intervention, aquaculture, and beyond dive-restriction oceanographic research.


Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call (805)373-4545.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.  Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.  

Position Summary and Responsibilities

General Overview

The Sr. Software / Firmware Engineer is a member of the underwater robotics development team. This position requires an in depth understanding of computer software architecture, firmware best practices and electronic control systems. Projects include C#-VS.NET, C++ Embedded Linux, GUI Qt Widgets, and Arm / PIC / AVR programming. Assignments include Windows/Linux Applications, Multi-threaded programs on RTOS, or C/C++ state machines on bare metal. All projects rely heavily on experience with Ethernet and serial communications such as I2C, RS232/RS485, and SPI.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Development and implementation of software architecture using Agile methodologies.
  • Create Software Requirement Specifications, UML diagrams, and flowcharts.
  • Implement designs based on Software Design Patterns, Object Oriented Design, State Machine Design.
  • Robot Operating System (ROS), RTOS, Embedded Linux and Bare Metal C/C++ programming.
  • Development of Ethernet communication stacks using TCP and UDP for broadband communication systems.
  • Development of Digital Filters, and implementation of vector math sensor fusion for IMU GPS aided navigation.
  • Documentation of software interface specifications and module implementation.
  • Use of software project management systems for coordination of development efforts among team members implementing revision control, and code release.
  • Writing Code, testing, documentation and re-factoring.
  • Use of firmware development tools: Compilers, In-Circuit Emulators / De-buggers, Data Analyzers, Logic Analyzers.
  • Taking a project leadership role within a small work group consisting of firmware engineers, electronic engineers and outside consultants.
  • Development of test cases for Software Validation and Verification testing.
  • Technical support for the sales and production test engineering group.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physical Science or other equivalent discipline. A Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Minimum 8 years of directly related experience.
  • Experienced with Visual Studio.NET- C#, C/C++, MPLABX, KEIL (ARM) Compilers, Linux & Qt.
  • Knowledge of software management and revision control software including subversion.
  • Experienced with embedded Communication: Ethernet, USB, SPI, I2C, CAN, RS-485 and Asynchronous Serial.
  • Use of firmware development tools: Compilers, In-Circuit Emulators / De-buggers, Data Analyzers, Logic Analyzers, Wireshark, IPERF.
  • Use of electronic test equipment such as Oscilloscopes, Function Generators and DVMs.
  • Motion control design experience a plus (digital control, power, feedback) .
  • Working knowledge of broadband communication systems including GB Ethernet and VDSL using fiber optic and copper transmission media.
  • Strong analytical and applied math skills are required.
  • An engineer with a background or interest in robotics is ideal in this position.
  • Must possess U.S. citizenship or be a "U.S. Person". (A U.S. Person is defined as a person who is a lawful permanent resident “Green Card holder” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101 (a)(20) or who is a ”Protected Individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).)



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