Software Engineers | Engineering Recruiters | Technology Recruiters

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruitng firm that specializes in engineering, technology and technical slaes recruitment and placement. Several of our clinets in the automotive and medical products industries are currently recruiting for Software Engineers with the following skill sets:


  • C and C++ languages – must have
  • Object Oriented Design using C++ – must have
  • Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS) programming – must have
  • Linux environment including command line interface – must have
  • Posix compliant programming (Linux, Unix, etc.)
  • GNU tools:  GCC, GDB, DDD – must have
  • Networking programming TCP/IP, UDP, Sockets, etc.
  • Device driver experience:  Ethernet, A/D, SPI, CAN, I2C – must have
  • Firmware debugging using ICE, BDM, JTAG – must have
  • Basic hardware debugging using an oscilloscope, logic analyzer and Multimeter
  • Porting Legacy Code – must have
  • Linux Kernel Development (drivers, modules, etc.)
  • Quadros RTXC development
  • New Board Startup (processor, DDR, Flash configuration, etc.)
  • Freescale Power PC and/or Coldfire processor architecture
  • Scripting (shell, bash, perl, python)
  • GNU Linker Scripts, BINUTILS, GNU make files
  • Protocols:  DNP, Modbus, ProfiBus, CANBUS (J1939)
  • Version Management tools:  Subversion
  • Assembly level debugging
  • PC Simulation of embedded firmware