Embedded Software Manager

Black Box Corporation (Limerick, Ireland) 2 days ago

Black Box Corporation is a leading technology solutions provider dedicated to helping customers build, manage, optimize and secure their IT infrastructure through its global presence and 4,000 team members. For those who aspire to work with some of the leaders of the industry and thrive in challenging roles, this is an excellent opportunity for you.

We believe in a work environment that stretches you to your maximum potential and recognizes and rewards effort. We have a vibrant work environment with the opportunity to develop new skills and experience. Working both individually and as part of a team, you can expect challenge and satisfaction.

The role will expose you to advanced networking technologies, video and audio compression and new security concepts for embedded products.

Black Box is currently recruiting for an Embedded Software Manager in its Limerick, Ireland office.

We offer excellent remuneration and benefits to suitably experienced personnel. We are looking for people who want challenging work using the latest technologies and who believe they can deliver on an important project in a positive team environment.


  • Participate in feature requirements definition with the Product Marketing team
  • Manage and prioritize embedded software resource allocation to projects across the Limerick and Bangalore teams
  • Blend Limerick and Bangalore Embedded Software teams into a highly productive and close knot common team
  • Lead and manage best practice project and process development within the embedded software team and ensure that processes are followed
  • Manage project budgets
  • Participate in software architecture development within the team and with the other teams
  • Lead people and skills development for the embedded software team
  • Work with technical support to resolve customer issues.
  • Manage specification, planning and tracking of work to contract companies
  • Co-ordination of work with other teams both on-site and off-site.


  • Good people management skills
  • 5-10 years for leading and managing projects.
  • Good knowledge of C/C++ programming with good embedded debugging skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and an ability to cope with ambiguity and change
  • Experience in the full software development cycle within a project based environment
  • Self-starter with excellent communication and documentation skills and with the ability to work unaided

Highly Desirable

  • Linux/UNIX development skills (ideally in an embedded environment) including networking, scripting and socket programming
  • Some development experience with Embedded Linux Kernel and Device Drivers
  • Familiar with video and audio codecs such as MPEG4 and JPEG
  • Familiar with USB protocols
  • Possess a thorough understanding of protocol stack concepts and architecture

Education/Experience Requirements

  • 10+ years of professional S/W development
  • Honours Degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering/Electronic Engineering

Supervisory Responsibility

Team of 10+ Engineers

Embedded Software Manager

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