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Senior Firmware Engineer

Bellevue, Washington | Direct Hire

Post Date: 09/13/2017 Job ID: 17496 Industry: Hardware

Position Title:  Senior Firmware  Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Bellevue Washington for an experienced  Firmware Engineer:

Responsibilities include design, development, peer review, and testing of:
  • Firmware and Firmware Architecture
  • Libraries
  • SDKs
  • Example applications

Required Skills and Experience:
  • A Bachelor’ s or Master’ s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with bare metal firmware development
  • 5-7 years of experience as a Firmware Engineer
  • Fluency in the C programming language
  • Understanding of MCU architecture and subsystems
  • Experience configuring MCU peripherals including communications, timers, DMA, interrupt controllers, etc.
  • Experienced with logic analyzers, protocol analyzer and various other tools for deterministic embedded systems debugging
  • Experience with communication protocols
  • Experience with protocol software stacks including USB, SPI, I2C, USB, Bluetooth
  • Experience with low power or battery based devicesExperience with version control (SVN, Git, etc).
  • Experience with issue tracking systems (Jira, Redmine, etc.)
  • Experience in successful market deployment of electronic devices
  • Excellent English communication and documentation skills
  • Ability to work in multidisciplinary team
  • Self-starter with the ability to work individually and with a group

Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Able to pick up new concepts quickly
  • ARM7, ARM9, Cortex M3 systems, RISC (and others)
  • It is preferred that the candidate has had participation through all stages of product development, from concept to production, in more than one product cycle.
  • Experience with Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS)
  • Driver development
  • Experience with embedded library development
  • Experience with makefile build systems
  • Experience with various IDE’ s for firmware development (IAR, Atollic, etc.)
  • Exposure to cryptography principles (encryption, hashing, and authentication)
  • Exposure to assembly language

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.

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.

Drew McMillan

In my 3 years of recruiting, I have found that honesty and transparency build lasting business relationships. I work tirelessly to find exciting projects for talented engineers, and will help you achieve your career goals by listening to you and understanding the market. Prior to joining Protingent, I served as a teacher in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria. I love to travel, especially to Europe, and I love my fiancee, my dog and UW Football.

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