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Firmware Engineer 2

Redmond, Washington | Contract

Post Date: 04/10/2017 Job ID: 16675 Industry: Software

Position Title: Firmware Engineer 2

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA

Responsibilities:
  • As an embedded firmware engineer you will be responsible for creating and maintaining firmware running on embedded consumer electronics. 
  • You will have responsibilities spanning all aspects of product bring-up and test:  write, debug, and integrate new device drivers, protocols, and other firmware code across embedded product line. 
  • Interacting with Hardware, OS, Test, Operations and various other cross-functional teams.  
  • Review board schematics and data sheets. 
  • Utilize oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and other test equipment to troubleshoot hardware/software issues. 
  • Enable test strategies for new components in upcoming products. 
  • Support product development builds locally and remotely.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Practical demonstrated experience working with and debugging battery and power system issues on modern computer systems. • Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) experience desired.
  • Ability to debug systemic issues and hardware as well as software problems.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work across multiple disciplines and functions (PM, Test, Hardware Engineers, etc.) • Hands-on experience in design, development and launch of high-volume consumer electronic product is a must.
  • Strong knowledge of Operating Systems principle.
  • Demonstrable programming skills in C and C++.
  • Experience and understanding of firmware design tools (IAR is a plus) and languages
  • Understanding of basic testing, coding, and debugging procedures.
  • Experience with of standard protocols such as USB, I2C, MIPI, and/or wireless technologies (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or other).
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills for multi-processor systems with I2C/SPI, USB and other interconnect bus.
  • MSP430, K22 FRDM, Nuvoton, PIC, SMSC experience and their implementation on complex systems is highly desired
  • Ability to read HW schematic/design diagrams and map them to physical boards

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Will Lorenson

My recruiting style is to be up front and honest. I will always keep candidates in the loop if I have or gain any information that can help out. I love recruiting because I love helping people. I know that finding that next job can be a very stressful and sometimes difficult time. I work hard to make sure that my candidates have a positive experience and do my best to work with you through the process.

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