Embedded Firmware Engineer - embedded C, embedded processors in Tucson, AZ at Volt

Date Posted: 9/26/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Tucson, AZ
  • Duration:
    0 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $1200000.0/Year
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Job Description

Position:  Embedded Firmware Engineer - embedded C, embedded processors

Location: Tucson, AZ


  • Responsible for all aspects of firmware design and development for new innovative products and features using embedded microprocessors
  • Scope of responsibilities will cover architectural design, technical specifications, reusable modular designs, cost-effective engineering designs, code development, testing to robust environments, production implementation and product support in a cross-functional team environment
  • Participate in sustaining activities for existing products including diagnosis and resolution of defects
  • Candidate will interact with engineering, marketing, management and project leads to assure that product development priorities are completed to schedule and budget, while ensuring quality and product performance requirements are met
  • Product development activities include design and development, rigorous design reviews, excellent documentation, incorporation of lessons learned from existing products, product verification, coordination with quality assurance, and field validation
  • Responsible for keeping excellent, organized project records and documentation
  • Responsible for writing high-quality, well-documented, and robust code
  • Must be self-directed and be able to work independently


  • BS in Electrical, Electronic, or Computer Engineering or Computer Science or other related technical degree
  • 3+ years of experience with embedded C programming
  • 3+ years of prior experience using embedded processors such as Atmel AVR, Microchip PIC, ARM core or similar processors
  • Experience with developing “bring-up” code for new circuit boards, and executing “board bring-up”
  • Experience in use of advanced development/debugging tools; e.g. C/C++ compilers, ICE, JTAG, logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.
  • Experience with multi-tasking or multi-threading with and without RTOS implementations
  • Evidence of strong firmware architecture design thinking and ability to clearly document designs
  • Experience with full product life cycle from concept to market release
  • Track record of innovative and creative thinking used to create effective solutions for both engineering and customer problems
  • Excellent English communication (verbal and written) and ability to work both in teams and independently
  • PREFERRED but NOT required
    • Highly Desired: Experience with C++ and Object-Oriented Programming
    • Preferred: Knowledge of assembly language
    • Preferred: Prior experience with Design for Manufacturability and Design for Testability
    • Preferred: Experience with unit test frameworks such as CPPUNIT
    • Preferred: Experience using UML modelling techniques and tools
    • Preferred: Direct experience designing and implementing digital and analog circuitry

Volt offers a candidate referral bonus, please inquire for more details.  (Conditions and restrictions apply)

VOLT Workforce Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


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