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Sr. Firmware Engineer

Renton, WA 98057

Posted: 11/27/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Hardware Job Number: 19163

Position Title: Sr. Firmware Engineer

Position Description: Our South of Seattle client is looking to bring on a Sr. FW Eng. for a long-term contract role.

Job Description:
Responsible for SW design, development, test, and SW maintenance in client' s radio communication networks and peripheral devices used in these networks.  Primarily this involves firmware embedded in client' s products and peripherals but could also include desktop computer applications for test or production support or for customer network applications.

Job Qualifications:

Master' s or Bachelor' s degree in EE, CS, SW Engineering.  or equivalent.
Over 5 years of experience in embedded software development.

Familiarity with Coldfire processor platform or similar embedded processors.
Ability to work as a team member within an Agile/Scrum environment.
Well versed in all monitoring and diagnostic tools necessary for software development.
Ability to develop embedded software using C. C++ knowledge is a plus.
Strong ability to create and apply methods to trap and analyze FW  and HW defects.
Understanding communication network architectures and their implementation in SW.
Comfortable using basic HW  debugging tools -  Oscilloscopes or Logic Analyzers.
Familiarity with wireless communications systems.
Experience with real time operating systems.
Experience with protocol stacks (such as TCP/IP).
Excellent time management and organizational skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Desired Job Qualifications:

C++ knowledge is a plus.
Familiarity with SNMP, DHCP, UDP, TCP.
Familiarity with developing in a Windows environment.
Familiarity with embedded Linux development.
Experience with development for software safety.
Familiarity with network security practices

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.

Chris Walsh

Since 2013 I have been able to meet a lot of bright minded and interesting people while recruiting for Protingent. I specialize in hardware and software product development engineers. My recruiting style is to build a strong, lasting relationship as I help you achieve your career goals. I am a straight forward open minded individual and treat others as I wish to be treated. I enjoy sports, food and wines. Let’s get started today.

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