Senior Software Engineer


Scottsdale, AZ, US, 85257

STATUS:  Exempt
REQ ID:  33002


At Raven, we help farmers serve the world. This purpose guides the work and passion of our team members, who operate at the intersection of agriculture, technology, and innovation. For over 65 years, we’ve dedicated ourselves to learning more so we can grow as individuals and as a team. Today, we are united by our mission to develop a better and more sustainable planet for each of us. 



As a Senior Software Engineer you will design, develop, evaluate, and maintain software for various Linux based embedded platforms.  Your involvement will start from concept and see them released to production.  You will have the opportunity to own products and grow them from concept to customer use and see how it improves and impacts their lives.



  • Work as a member of a software team to generate working software within a sprint cycle.
  • Ability to lead small projects, efforts, and implementations from a technical perspective.
  • Provide SME knowledge of technical best practices to the team.
  • Determine purpose, application, and feasibility of software changes.
  • Create and update documentation for designs, and all phases of the project.
  • Provide engineering assistance and troubleshooting to internal teams or external customers.
  • Keep abreast of new developments in the fields of engineering design, methods, and applications.
  • Responsible for defining technical approaches and tasks related to activities and projects.
  • Ability to understand system resource constraints and develop performant solutions.
  • Strong desire to learn new things and innovate.
  • Work with internal teams and external sources to obtain and communicate data relative to engineering requirements.



  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or similar field related to Software Development or comparable work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience writing commercialized software in a professional environment.
  • Proficiency in the use of C, C++, or Rust.
  • Strong understanding of Linux system programming fundamentals.
  • Strong ability to debug and trouble shoot software and system issues.
  • Well-developed problem analysis and problem-solving techniques.
  • Team player who is self-motivated and has ability to work with minimal supervision.  
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.
  • Travel may be necessary, based on position
  • US Citizenship may be required, based on position


    Desired / Beneficial (team-dependent):

  • Experience creating user interfaced-based applications using best practices.
  • Experience building web-connected embedded devices.
  • Experience with Qt, Qt Widgets, and QML.
  • Familiar with the use of Docker to distribute services and/or environments.
  • Knowledge of the Yocto Project and BitBake.
  • Familiar with cross-platform tools such as modern CMake.
  • Familiarity with Keil and microcontroller programming.



Not all benefits are created equal, but we’ve got you covered. Raven not only offers a wide range of benefits that encourage wellness and preventative care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, company-paid life and disability insurance and 401k.   We offer workplace flexibility policies to promote work/life balance in addition to paid time off (PTO) benefit.  Team Members can also take advantage of additional benefit programs such as education assistance, our onsite fitness center or fitness center reimbursement, employee assistance program (EAP) and much more.


Raven is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.



Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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