Firmware Engineer

Violet Executive Search
11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Systems Design Engineer required for design, development, testing and debugging of short-range RF embedded devices for both the existing portfolio and the future roadmap. The job also entails researching new technologies, evaluating new development tools/processes and providing support and assistance in all firmware matters.


Primarily contributing to the design and development of embedded software for offender monitoring equipment
Work within firmware development team to help identify current areas of concern in design process
Evaluate and analyse 3rd party software designed to enhance embedded systems development
Support efforts that ensure new products quickly reach the market
Develop new IP and ensure that it can be protected by following IP documentation and confidentiality processes
Maintain up to date understanding of the technology sectors applicable to the company's current and future products
Ensure that all designs are fully documented and archived
Help ensure that all designs are fully type approved and that they meet all aspects of functionality and performance defined in the specifications
Provide technical support to operations and production teams to ensure product designs are understood and can be correctly manufactured, tested and maintained
Providing frequent updates on task progress with estimates of time elapsed and engineering effort required to complete assigned project tasks


Excellent firmware and software design skills
At least 5 years' experience in low-power, microcontroller-driven systems
Electronics and hardware knowledge
Familiarity with the Cortex platform of microcontrollers
RTOS awareness and experience
Very good communication skills


History of driving firmware development process changes
C#/.NET desktop programming experience
High volume product development with an RTOS
WiFi/Bluetooth protocol exposure
Automated/unit testing experience

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