Do you excel in an environment that values working and playing hard? Ampex Data Systems is a fast paced, growing Aerospace and Cyber Security company looking for new teammates.

Ampex Data Systems offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, life insurance and 401K plans. Furthermore, Ampex is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity employer.

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Do you excel in an environment that values working and playing hard? Would you like to be part of a team developing, maintaining, and supporting the latest technologies in the field of rugged avionics, network security, and intelligent data management? Ampex is a small, fast-paced, growing aerospace company looking for new teammates.

Ampex is looking for a highly skilled and organized Senior Embedded Software Engineer to join our multi-disciplinary engineering team in developing leading data management solution products for aerospace applications. Ampex provides a dynamic environment where you can apply your skills on a diversity of technical challenges.

General Overview:

Ampex is seeking a candidate with experience in embedded software programming and knowledgeable in a wide range of microprocessor/microcontrollers and RTOS. The successful candidate must be able to work in a team environment throughout the embedded software life cycle development process.

This position is onsite in Hayward, CA. No employer visa sponsorship is available.

Principle Duties:

  • Report to software engineering manager
  • Develop project software development plan aligned to defined HW platform
  • Conduct system level requirements analysis and produce embedded software requirements
  • Produce software architecture
  • Produce software design
  • Write the project software code that fulfills the software requirements, architecture and design
  • Develop, software verification and validation procedures
  • Preform software verification and validation testing
  • Document and maintain software configuration data
  • Maintain software repository and build environment


  • Must have a MS/BS degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in embedded software development
  • Experience in embedded C and C++
  • Experience with embedded LINUX and development tools
  • Knowledge of microprocessor and microcontroller technology
  • Knowledge of basic protocols (eg. I2C, USB, SATA, PCIe, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of Ethernet Networks

This position may require exposure to information, which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e., the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be “U.S. persons” within the meaning of U.S. regulations.


  • Salary Range: $130,000-$140,000 (based on experience)
  • 100% PAID COVERAGE for Medical, Dental, and Vision for the EMPLOYEE
  • 401(k) Employer Match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program (company funded)
  • MetLife Life Insurance: 1x salary to a maximum of $100,000 (company funded)
  • MetLife Short-Term Disability (company funded)
  • MetLife Long-Term Disability (company funded)
  • PTO: 17 days
  • Holidays: 11 days
  • HealthCare FSA
  • Dependent Care FSA

About AMPEX:

Since 1944, Ampex has been a leader in cutting-edge technology to solve the toughest data storage challenges. Today, with its lineage as one of Silicon Valley’s first companies, Ampex continues to innovate in the embedded computing industry by designing and manufacturing rugged, onboard, computer systems for aerospace and ground vehicles that can acquire, store, process, and analyze a variety of data types to include radio frequency, video, and platform bus data among many others.

Ampex supports customers in the government defense and commercial sectors for mission system and flight test operations. Ampex is a Delta Information Systems Company and is headquartered in Hayward, California with locations in Colorado Springs, Colorado and Tokyo, Japan.

Ampex is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran, or disability status.

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