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Lead Software Design Engineer

Req ID: J2345985-IL

  • Location
    St. Petersburg/Tampa, Florida, United States of America
  • Category Design Services Group
  • Posted Thursday, March 23, 2023
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.

Job Description

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the growth of a design services organization within Jabil, a Fortune 500 company – one of the world's largest electronic manufacturing & supply chain logistics companies.

In this specific role as a Lead Software Design Engineer, you'll be a part of a small, committed, and fast-moving team designing products to accelerate transition to distributed storage and sustainable energy. You'll design cutting-edge energy storage and EV chargers for our customers. You'll also have the opportunity to work with a variety of technology and designs. 

Job Summary :

Candidate will be a leader representing a Software Engineering team for design projects. The candidate will ensure that solutions are developed meeting specifications and design criteria as defined in project scope. The candidate will have opportunity to work on variety of projects in EV charger, Energy Storage, Building technologies and smart home areas. Lead Design Engineer will be a part of high-performance, fast paced global engineering team.


This is an on-site position that will be based in St. Petersburg, FL.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead a cross-functional design engineering team for project planning and execution

  • Develop solutions from concept to finish product for Jabil’s customers

  • Create and review design specifications and other technical documentation

  • Design and integrate low-level drivers, abstraction layers, application, and other software components for embedded systems

  • Perform board bring up, hardware/software debugging and troubleshooting

  • Design test setups and utilities to evaluate system performance

  • Ensure timely delivery for all project milestones while following Jabil’s design quality process

  • Conduct technical discussions with customers, business units and project teams

  • Mentor junior members of team to sharpen their Software Engineering skills

  • Desire to work both independently and within a team in a demanding environment on complex projects


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science from an accredited four-year college or university

  • Minimum of 5-10 years of professional experience developing embedded solutions

  • Expert of developing software using C/C++ and Python

  • Demonstrable experience of working with embedded Linux and BSP customization

  • Hand-on experience of developing low-level peripheral drivers for MCU and high-performance SoC platforms

  • Familiarity digital and analog interface such as UART, SPI, I2C, ADC etc.

  • Experience with Android BSP development is desired

  • Experience of developing solution for high-voltage battery system is a big plus

  • Basic understanding of industrial communication protocol such as Modbus and CAN

  • Solid understanding of software development methodologies and tools

Benefits With Jabil

Along with growth, stability, and the opportunity to be challenged, Jabil offers a competitive benefit package that includes:

  • Bonus potential (eligibility for a bonus depends on the position/level)

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans with HRA and HSA options

  • 401K

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plans

  • Time off

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Pet Insurance

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Annual Merit Increases

  • Community Volunteer Opportunities

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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