Senior Engineer, Embedded Systems Development

Niles, Chicago (Il)
Salary range:
per year

Ready for a game-changing opportunity? Shure, the industry leader in audio technology, is seeking a talented Senior Embedded Systems Development Engineer to join our team. This role offers a chance to make a lasting impact on the future of audio technology.

As a Senior Embedded Systems Development Engineer, you will work in the Product Development Division designing, implementing, testing, and integrating real time, multitasking software for Shure’s professional audio products. These positions will work on architecture and design work as well as interacting with other engineering disciplines within Shure.

This is a hybrid position based in Niles, IL HQ office.


  • Design, develop and test embedded software and associated components that are part of a software and hardware system for audio products.
  • Development can consist of hardware drivers, embedded software applications, audio and control networking and networking protocols and related areas using C++ and C as the primary programming languages.
  • Work as part of a cross-functional development team on product architecture as well as the software design implementation cutting edge audio products and technologies
  • Estimate, organize, and document tasks
  • Practice established software development methodologies and principles focusing on software architecture and design.
  • Model designs using UML or similar methodologies as appropriate; develop use cases to model real-time systems behavior
  • Review the design and code developed by peer engineers. Engage in unit, integration and testing of software components and systems.


  • BS degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Computer Electrical Engineering; MS a plus
  • Demonstrated skills in C++ and/or C with object oriented design, analysis and programming.
  • Experience using and designing software with networking protocols - Ethernet, IP, TCP/UDP as well as Wifi and other wireless protocols as well as exposure to network security and protocols a plus.
  • Understanding of operating system concepts, embedded software development environment and tools for real-time embedded operating systems (RTOS), such as Embedded Linux, FreeRTOS or VxWorks.
  • Experoience with embedded system architectures, development environments and debugging.
  • Hardware Driver development and hardware debugging exposure a plus
  • Experience with software version control and release
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to analyze complex interdependent variables
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Quality consciousness

Shure’s mission is to be the most trusted audio brand worldwide – and for nearly a century, our Core Values have aligned us to be just that. Founded in 1925, we are a leading global manufacturer of audio equipment known for quality, reliability, and durability. We engineer microphones, headphones, wireless audio systems, conferencing systems, and more. And quality doesn’t stop at our products. Our talented teams strive for perfection and innovate every chance they get. We offer an Associate-first culture, flexible work arrangements, and opportunity for all.

Shure Incorporated is headquartered in Niles, Illinois, with remote and hybrid opportunities throughout the United States. We have more than 35 regional sales offices, engineering hubs, and manufacturing facilities throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia.

Don’t check off every box in the job requirements? No problem! We recognize that every professional journey is unique and are committed to providing an equitable candidate experience for all prospective Shure Associates. If you’re excited about this role, believe you’ve got the skills to be successful, and share our passion for creating an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible work environment, then apply!

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At Shure, we prioritize the well-being of our associates. We offer competitive rewards packages that address physical, mental, financial, and overall well-being. Our benefits include retirement savings plans, generous paid time off programs, employee discounts, professional development opportunities, work-life balance initiatives, employee recognition programs, commuter benefits, employee assistance programs, and volunteering/community involvement opportunities. To learn more, visit our careers page at