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Electrical/Firmware Engineer

Electrical/Firmware Engineer

Job Description

  • The Firmware Engineer develops software and firmware source code in Embedded C, Assembly, Pearl, Python, and other languages
  • Formulate/implement test plans, perform evaluation testing, and analyze results, deliver test summary documents
  • Provide software/firmware modifications to enhance product performance or correct issue that do not manifest themselves during validation testing
  • Provide technical assistance for sales, manufacturing and product support issues
  • Develop/support firmware aspects of vertically integrated custom equipment and systems used for calibration and testing within the NPD, manufacturing and quality departments.

Experience Requirements

  • 5 to 15 years of embedded firmware design experience only
  • Candidates must have been gainfully employed as an embedded firmware engineer contiguously since graduation
  • Solid theoretical background in both analog and digital circuit design
  • Expertise using oscilloscopes, signal generators, bus decoders, and other standard embedded development tools
  • Experience in the following areas are required:
    • Embedded microcontroller/microprocessor applications in mixed analog and digital real time systems
    • Understanding of common communication interfaces like SPI, I2C, USB, UART, TCP, Modbus, and others
  • Experience with at least one or more of the following areas:
    • HART communications protocol
    • Synchronous or servo motor control
    • Custom SOCs or ASICS
    • Open-loop and closed-loop controls systems
  • Ability to multi-task and a desire to work in a “hands-on” environment
  • Proven communication skills and professional qualities such as initiative and organization
  • Effectiveness in team product development as well as performing assignments individually

Educational Requirements

B.S. Electrical Engineering required; M.S. Electrical Engineering desired.

Physical Requirements

  • Capable of lifting and moving equipment up to 50 lbs.
  • Office environment requiring ability to stand, sit, and walk for extended periods.  Also includes regular exposure to manufacturing areas that require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses and hearing protection
  • Speak and listen to others in person and over the phone
  • Predictable and reliable attendance is required
  • Position requires 40 hours/5 days a week on-site

Harold Beck & Sons Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer