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POSITION TITLE:   Software Engineer
REPORTS TO:   Senior Engineering Manager
LOCATION(S):   Kirkland, WA


Do you thrive on new challenges every day? Are you looking for an opportunity to be a key player and to make a difference in a small engineering team? Do you want to contribute to the development of state of the art two-way radio communication? Icom America is looking for a Software Engineer to design, build, and test custom/localized solutions.


  • Designing embedded software for 16 bit microprocessors (preferably Hitachi processors) in RF transceivers or similar electronic devices using C.
  • Designing and developing the application software for two-way radio.
  • Developing support software in PC Windows environment using C++.
  • Modify existing software and firmware (developed by others) with minimum documentation and support on a wide variety of products.
  • Rapid prototyping/demonstrating firmware modifications determined by customer needs or in support of research projects.
  • Developing bug-free, well documented code on schedule.
  • Evaluating new firmware releases by Icom Japan and other developers.
  • Making the promotion document for the new software and the new system by PPT.


  • Basic knowledge of IP Network and ability to easily troubleshoot the internal network.
  • Project planning skills and accurate schedule estimation.
  • Ability to read and understand radio schematics.
  • PC proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer.
  • Ability to work in a management-by-objectives environment with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, particularly with people to whom English is a second language.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural team environment.
  • RF FM transceiver firmware design experience desired.


  • BS degree in Computer Science or Electronic Engineering or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of related software and firmware experience.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as necessary.


Founded in 1979, Icom America is part of the Icom Corporation, a worldwide leader in two-way radio equipment for land, marine, avionics, and amateur radio communications. Icom America provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including cash bonus, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, matching 401(k) retirement plan, and paid vacation. Icom is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Sexual Orientation/Disabled/Veteran. Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to jobs@icomamerica.com.

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