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Firmware Engineer 4

Redmond, WA 98052

Posted: 03/08/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Core Technologies - Contract, Microsoft, VMS Job Number: 28499

Job Description

Position Title: Firmware Engineer 4

Position Description: Protingent has an exciting contract opportunity for a Firmware Engineer 4 with our client located in Redmond, WA.  This role is remote, but needs to be local to Redmond, WA area.

Job Description:  
  • This role provides the opportunity to be apart of a team that is very collaborative environment, candidate will have a high interaction and collaboration with PMs and developers as well. Very team oriented.
  • The difference the developer makes in the code has a very fast release time to the customers. Therefore, in this role the candidate will be making a big impact and their work will have high visibility.
  • They will also get the opportunity to work on hardware technology and have endless opportunities for learning and growth.
  • The main function of a Firmware Engineer is to design, develop, implement, test, and maintain business and computer applications software or specialized utility programs including mainframe and client/server applications, and major enhancement of existing systems.
  • The purpose of this team is to work on our client's Firmware project: bug investigation.
  • The main function of this role is to help the software development team, services in market devices, primarily hardware devices and extra accessories.
  • The role will consist of 15% meetings throughout the week, 50% debugging, and 35% coding.

Job Responsibilities:   
  • Fine-tune and improve a variety of sophisticated software implementation projects
  • Using C programming language, implement software patches
  • Drive software changes with partners/suppliers
  • Manage software in source code control (i.e., Git)
  • Work with test team to replicate software failures and analyze results
  • Gather and analyze system requirements, document specifications, and develop software solutions to meet client needs and data
Job Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience C programming language
  • 3+ years fluent with Git source control system.
  • 3+ years of experience with bus protocols (USB, I2C)
  • 8-10 years of overall experience.
  • 3+ years embedded firmware development experience required
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field - a plus
  • Fluent with Git source control system
  • Strong software debugging skills
  • Understanding of real-time operating systems
  • Experienced with bus protocols (e.g., USB) or low-level bus controllers, such as I2C or SDIO (depends on role)
  • Large systems software design and development experience
  • Experience performing in-depth troubleshooting and unit testing with both new and legacy production systems
  • Experience in programming and experience with problem diagnosis and resolution
  • Candidates should be able to speak on prior experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Python, PowerShell or C# experience
  • Experience using test equipment such as oscilloscopes or bus analyzer tools

Job Details:
  • Job Type - Contract hire
  • Client Location:  Redmond, WA
  • Remote, but needs to be local to Redmond, WA area
  • Pay Range: $75-$97.75/hr. DOE
  • An offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a background check, and applicants who do not successfully pass a background check will not be considered for employment.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), 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.

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