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Firmware Engineer 3

Redmond, Washington | Contract

Post Date: 04/10/2017 Job ID: 16674 Industry: Software

Position Title: Firmware Engineer 3

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.

David Ki

I have a passion and strong interest with all things around electronics. This is why I specialize in Technical recruiting. I have been a recruiter in technical staffing for over 8 years and half that time with Protingent. I love to play sports. Recently have had a passion for golf, but basketball is my number 1 love. I love all Seattle sports teams. Go Hawks!

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