Firmware Software Engineer V

Spectraforce

Redmond, Washington


2 days ago

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Job Description

Title: Firmware Software Engineer V
Duration: 3 months
Location: On site in Redmond, WA

Summary:
The main function of a firmware software engineer is to apply the principles of computer science and mathematical analysis to the design, development, testing, and evaluation of the software and systems that make computers work. A typical firmware software engineer researches, designs, develops and tests operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific and general computing applications.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead efforts to analyze, design, develop, and debug firmware for a wide variety of AR and VR devices, including novel sensing and imaging systems, haptic devices, and audio prototypes
  • Understand and implement firmware on micro-controllers, leverage peripherals, manage power consumption, support boot loaders, and schedule real-time tasks (RTOS)
  • Collaborate in a team environment across multiple, research focused, and engineering disciplines, making the architectural tradeoffs required to rapidly deliver firmware solutions
  • Support all phases of custom hardware development - including early architecture requirements definition, firmware architecture, proof-of-concept implementation, selection of MCUs and tools, and board bring-up
Main things they need to have:
  • Proficiency in C (This is non-negotiable)
  • Embedded system design experience
  • Experience working with hardware systems
Required Qualifications:
  • B.S./M.S. degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in embedded firmware design or equivalent experience
  • Experience in programming embedded systems with C
  • Experience with peripherals such as USB, SPI, MIPI CSI/DSI, I2C, UART, GPIO etc.
  • Experience with wireless or wired communication protocols such as USB, TCP/IP, Ethernet, Bluetooth and 802.11
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with embedded Linux, Kernel, Yocto, Buildroot, etc.
  • Experience maximizing performance of resource constrained systems
  • Experience with either an RTOS-based or bare metal system
  • Experience with high-compute/throughput systems and using sim/modeling to estimate performance and power
 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $90.00/hr.

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