Hayward Industries

Senior Software Engineer

Job Locations US-RI-N. Kingstown
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/6/2018 1:41 PM)
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Hayward Pool Products, a division of Hayward Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of residential swimming pool equipment in the world, with a significant presence in the commercial pool market that is continuously growing.  Headquartered in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Hayward designs, manufactures and markets a full line of residential and commercial pool and spa equipment including pumps, filters, heating, cleaners, salt chlorinators, automation, lighting, safety, flow control and energy solutions.


For over 80-years, Hayward has been enhancing pool ownership by manufacturing cutting edge, advanced pool and spa equipment. Hayward listens to our customers’ needs and makes sure they are implemented during the design and manufacturing process. The goal is to become the preferred brand of choice with every residential and commercial swimming pool and spa.


We are growing and looking for a skilled, passionate, disciplined and enthusiastic Sr. Embedded Software Engineer to join our team in North Kingstown, RI. He/She will develop embedded software for cutting edge, advanced pool and spa equipment.  Ideal candidates will have a solid grasp of the full stack of modern embedded technologies, along with a continued focus on learning and innovating.  They will be self-starting and self-directing, with a strong desire to collaborate with and to grow with others in the organization.  They will have passion around both the exploratory nature of prototyping, as well as the discipline needed to deliver a product to market. This person must have strong software design and programming skills, must have practical, applied knowledge of real-time design and embedded operating systems. The candidate must have the ability to work well in a team environment and the ability to multi-task.







  • Designs and develops embedded software for Hayward’s automation controllers and smart components
  • Collaborates with multi-disciplinary engineering teams to define and deliver world class products
  • Creates detailed designs and user stories that meet requirements
  • Develop and execute tests that prove that the design and implementation meet the system requirements
  • Carefully tracks development progress to expectations and drives hard to meet scheduled deadlines
  • Takes accountability for meeting commitments and deadlines and takes responsibility for technical excellence and continuous improvement





  • 7 - 10 years of software development experience with at least 5 years of applicable embedded software product development experience with an emphasis on the analysis, design, implementation and testing of systems using engineering best practices
  • In-depth knowledge of embedded operating systems
  • Proficiency in C/C++ is required with an emphasis on embedded architectures
  • Proficiency in internetworking protocols, wireless technologies, mesh technologies is a plus
  • Expertise developing and debugging software on a variety of microprocessors and microcontrollers with hands-on experience using the applicable tools – emulators, logic analyzers, scopes, protocol analyzers, debuggers
  • Understanding of source control, parallel development and release management techniques
  • Working knowledge of agile development methodologies, particularly SCRUM
  • Direct experience managing outside/offshore vendors



  • B.S. Computer Engineering, B. S. Computer Science, or equivalent

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