Software Engineering Recruitment Firm seeks a Staff Software Engineer

Kappa Search Inc. is a technical recruitment firm that specializes in the permanent placement of engineering, technology, and manufacturing professionals. We are actively recruiting for a Staff Software Engineer with embedded applications experience for a client in West Suburban Chicago.


  • Design and implement software and firmware solutions
  • Outline requirements, technical specifications, HW/SW integration and test for new product delivery
  • Interface with customers for new product and product enhancement feedback.
  • Project manage and mentor a small team of junior engineers through the design and development process
  • Design system architectures where necessary
  • Troubleshoot software & firmware defects as needed
  • Support regulatory engineering and on site manufacturing

Job Requirements:

  • BSCS, BSCE, or BSEE required
  • Masters degree is a plus
  • 10+ years of software and firmware development experience
  • RTOS experience
  • Experience with communications protocols i.e. TCP, UDP, HTTP etc.
  • Strong communication  and analytical skills

Skill Set:

  • Understanding of application development tools, processes, and technologies
  • Knowledge of software development in embedded C
  • Use of oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, and power supply
  • Programming in C#, C++, Java, or .Net