Embedded Software Engineer I Salary in San Jose, California

How much does an Embedded Software Engineer I make in San Jose, CA? The average Embedded Software Engineer I salary in San Jose, CA is $89,461 as of November 25, 2019, but the range typically falls between $85,769 and $92,124. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

Designs, develops, tests, debugs, and implements embedded software and systems. Develops software and firmwares source code in C/C++, Embedded C, and other languages. Understanding of common communication interfaces like SPI, I2C, USB, UART, and others. Utilizes version control, simulation, debugging, and other development tools. Collaborates cross functionally with hardware engineers. Provides engineering support for testing, deployment, and updates. Requires a bachelor's degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or related field. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Embedded Software Engineer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Embedded Software Engineer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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