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Embedded Software Engineer

Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for an Embedded Software Engineer within our Products Engineer team to help support our Adjustable Bedding business.  Did you know we have been revolutionizing the sleep industry since 1883?  That’s right!  In fact, we hold the original patent on a spiral steel coil bed spring, filed way back in 1885.  Since then, we have been an industry leader in guaranteeing you get the best sleep possible.  If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.

As an Embedded Software Engineer you will have the opportunity to develop software and hardware for new and existing electronics.  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by watching your software come to life.  The team you will be working with is collaborative and innovative, and values strategic thinking and attention to detail. 


So, what will you be doing as an Embedded Software Engineer?

  • Work with a team of software and hardware engineers to program and troubleshoot firmware for various consumer products, and to develop interoperability with mobile applications, PC software, and other embedded devices
  • Design and implement hardware abstractions and embedded drivers to support high‐level applications
  • Evaluate and test prototype hardware designs for correctness and suitability
  • Apply engineering principles and logical problem-solving skills for diverse projects
  • Build user interfaces, test equipment, test plans, and automated tests to support testing processes


To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
  • Experience with C, C++, and embedded software development
  • Understanding of embedded microarchitectures and optimized data structures
  • Experience with source code management and related tools such as Git
  • Familiarity with electronic test equipment
  • Experience with ARM microcontrollers


Things we consider a plus:

· Experience with other microarchitectures (RISC, MIPS, 8051, etc.)

· Experience with additional programming languages such as Rust, Python, C#

· Experience with motor control firmware, LED control, PWM, etc.

· Experience with real‐time operations and multitasking technologies such as RTOS,

   threading, coroutines, async/await, interrupts and safety, etc.

· Experience with embedded Bluetooth or Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) stacks

· Experience with Agile and DevOps processes

· Knowledge of PCB design fundamentals

· 3‐5 years consumer product software development experience



Reasons You’ll Love It Here

Our benefits may vary slightly from one location to the next, but what you will find, is that we offer: medical, dental, and vision insurance; as well as paid vacation, paid personal time, and various opportunities to give back to your local community.  One convenient fact about our medical plan, is that we offer tele-visits, so you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home when you are feeling under the weather!  We also strongly encourage and provide opportunities for learning and professional development.  Our Learning & Development team has put together in-house training on subjects like front-line supervisor essentials, how to manage conflict in the workplace, and many others.


What to Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for!  Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team.  Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.


Our Commitment to You

We’re proud of the fact that we are strongly rooted in being an inclusive, people-focused organization.  Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.  Leggett & Platt Inc. is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.  In keeping with our commitment, Leggett & Platt Inc. will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.


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