Sr. Embedded Firmware Engineer

Full Time

Develop firmware and/or software as part of highly integrated, custom embedded processing systems used in new products developed by Enercon and its customers.

Functions & Responsibilities

  • Design and development of embedded software for new electronic products ranging from simple microcontroller-based solutions to highly complex embedded processing systems.
  • Work with team members, including hardware designers, to identify software related requirements and develop corresponding software design strategies or architecture that meets those requirements.
  • Collaborate with other members of the design team to evaluate possible alternatives during the development process and determine best approach based on performance, cost, and resources.
  • Develop software specifications based on requirements and implement embedded code in accordance with those defined requirements and/or specifications.
  • Participate in the bring-up of new custom embedded processor hardware with support from hardware designers.
  • Establish software verification testing tools and methods and execute software testing activities.
  • Document ideas, designs, specifications, and instructions to Enercon’s standards.
  • Mentor junior members of the engineering staff to promote design team abilities and establish good working practices.

Job Requirements

  • Demonstrated skill in developing original designs with C/C++ in embedded environments including bare-metal, multi-threaded RTOS, and embedded operating systems.
  • Specific experience with common microcontroller and/or embedded processing platforms such as ARM and PIC. Experience with DSP and/or FPGA based SoCs is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of embedded software design and architectural concepts as well as the integration between firmware and hardware.
  • Strong understanding of software development tools and methodologies used in the context of embedded systems. Familiarity with source control via established systems such as Git.
  • Demonstrated skill in independently using electronics lab equipment to develop/troubleshoot low-level drivers and hardware integration for interfaces such as I2C, SPI, UART, USB, etc.
  • Understanding of higher-level languages, object-oriented methodologies, user-interface implementation, and PC application programming. Experience with Qt framework is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of software test and QA tools and methodologies.
  • Be able to work with a minimum of supervision and follow established design procedures during the development cycle, documenting the design to Enercon’s standards.
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills and have the ability to work between multiple departments in carrying out this position’s duties.

Educational Requirements

  • A 4-year degree or equivalent experience in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related engineering discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 years of embedded firmware development or equivalent experience


  • Enercon Technologies offers a competitive Benefits Package.