Software Engineer, Embedded Application, 3rd Eye

Date: Dec 30, 2020

Location: Austin, TX, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands — Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can, 3rd Eye, and Soft-Pak — to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the solid waste and recycling industry. Through extensive voice-of-customer outreach, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, a wide-reaching service network, and proven industry expertise, Environmental Solutions Group is focused on solving customer problems through environmentally responsible products and providing world-class support.  For more information, visit www.doveresg.com.


ESG is a Dover Corporation operating company. Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at dovercorporation.com.



Operating Company:  Environmental Solutions Group - 3rd Eye

Location:  3rd Eye Austin, TX

Reports to: Director, Hardware and Firmware

Department:  Information Technology                                                                              



3rd Eye is disrupting the traditional Fleet Safety Video Monitoring and Telematics industries with leading high-quality media and reliable digital delivery. Our services are engineered for high availability, maximum reach, and cost savings for our customers. Fleet managers can watch live streams or review safety events instantly, from any device, to monitor their vehicle fleet. Our technology is the cornerstone of our industry and our customers use it to improve their fleet safety, operational, and maintenance performance.



The Software Engineer will design, develop and maintain software for our 3rd Eye products. You will collaborate with peers in software engineering, software quality assurance, and project and product management to define and develop software that meets customer and system requirements. Following defined design practices and the use of sound software engineering principles, you will ensure that application software products are safe, robust, and user friendly. This also involves identifying problems within software, creating and implementing solutions to deal with them, and keeping company technical architecture running as smoothly and effectively as possible.



  • Architect and design software solutions according to customers’ needs.
  • Build software solutions in a timely fashion.
  • Coordinate and collaborate well with other team members.
  • Design and build solutions in conjunction with predetermined requirements analysis, but challenge and question potential gaps in analysis.
  • Document key work, i.e. technical design, procedures and new technologies.
  • Exert technical influence over multiple teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your deep knowledge and experience.



General Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree, or higher, in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field is required or equivalent experience.
  • 8 plus years of experience in embedded software or firmware development across full product life cycles.
  • Strong C/C++ programming skills.
  • Strong Linux knowledge.
  • Experience with Agile software development practices and continuous delivery.
  • Experience with large scale deployment of commercial software product.
  • Experience with test driven development (TDD).
  • Experience in startup environment and taking a project to market successfully.
  • Proficient understanding of version control systems (git).
  • Strong organizational and planning skills, mathematical (statistical) skills, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Comfort working under limited supervision and handling routine matters on your own initiative.


The ideal candidate will possess expert-level knowledge in at least one of the following four categories:

Preferred Specifications:

  • Experience with the design and manufacturing of software for Digital Camera, DVR, Monitors products.
  • Knowledge of software video pipeline for the following products Digital Video products
    • Experience with H.264 and H.265 Video Codec
    • Experience Mp4 and TS muxers.
  • Experience with Embedded system and multi-threaded software development.
  • RTOS knowledge such as ThreadX and low-level micro controller development.
  • Meets/exceeds 3rd Eye’s leadership principles requirements for this role.
  • Meets/exceeds 3rd Eye’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role.
  • Telematic and Controller Area Network (CAN) knowledge (J1939/OBD-II) is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience with Agile and Scrum software development methodologies.
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence.
  • Experience in Linux development environment with AWS technologies
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.



Builds and Manages Collaborative Relationships 

Results Driven 

Strategic Mindset 



Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others.  Ensure that all business activities – with both internal and external customers – to be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.

Communication:  Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well organized reports in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.  Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns.  Provides complete information in an open, honest and straightforward manner.  Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.

Teamwork and Relationships:  Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork.  Supports cooperation.  Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow Environmental Solutions Group business in the United States and abroad.  Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate.  Embraces a positive outlook.  Is respected and trusted by others.

Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements.  Uses technical and analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems.  Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives.  Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity and create value.  Shares best practices with other employees across the business.

Accountability:  Accepts responsibility and accessibility for both the strategic planning and the successful implementation of all projects, programs, and duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems and progress of work in a timely manner.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Texas : Austin

Sub Division : 3RDEYE

Job Requisition ID : 34373

Nearest Major Market: Austin

Job Segment: Application Engineering, Developer, Embedded, Informatics, Engineer, Engineering, Technology