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Embedded Firmware Engineer

Company: Generac Power Systems
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

GENERAC - It's a challenge, and an invitation. Most importantly, it's an opportunity to join an energy technology leader. We're shaping the market and investing in new companies and new technologies. Our rapid growth equals rapid career advancement opportunities for those who want to be challenged and enjoy a fast-paced, high-performance culture.
The Connectivity Embedded Firmware Engineer is responsible for providing electronics hardware, firmware, software and embedded systems engineering input to new product development projects within the Connectivity (IoT) team. You will be specifically involved in helping the design and development of new controls or algorithms, and system testing both in the lab and on real products.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Develop firmware for devices that provide WiFi, Bluetooth, cellular, and other connectivity features
  • Help identify methods for acquiring and managing monitored data efficiently
  • Help design communication protocols that balance data cost and efficiency
  • Develop new firmware or software modules, and maintain supporting documentation;
  • Create, design, and develop test specifications for new systems and firmware/software.
  • Conducts and evaluates test specification including testing firmware/hardware
  • Take part in Design for Manufacturability and Design for Test Activities
  • Utilizes simulation tools
  • Create PC based testing tools
  • Participate in design reviews
  • Help identify, design, and implement process improvementMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or directly related Engineering degree
    • 2 years of experience with Object Oriented languages: C, C++,C#, Java (Hardware/Firmware)PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Experience in RTOS, state machine and algorithm design using the "C" language (firmware position)
      • Experience of microprocessor hardware interfacing techniques (e.g. IIC, SPIbus, EEprom, UART communicatons, etc.)
      • Experience developing firmware for WiFi devices
      • Experience developing firmware that uses flash storage for configuration, data, queues, and over the air firmware updates
      • Experience in new product design and development
      • Capable of reading and understanding schematics
      • Other Duties as assigned and the following:
      • Supporting product development plans (schedule, product cost, meeting design inputs)
      • Occasional travel to other Generac facilities and customer site visits
      • Other duties as assignedPHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.
        "We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Keywords: Generac Power Systems, Waukesha , Embedded Firmware Engineer, Engineering , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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