Firmware Developer - Smart Infrastructure, Building Products - Chicago (Buffalo Grove, IL)

Job Description

Who We Are | Our Culture:

Siemens Smart Infrastructure connects energy systems and buildings to adapt and evolve the way we live and work through high-profile construction and infrastructure projects such as airports, pharmaceutical plants, data centers, stadiums, universities, military bases, and hospitals.

We live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

What does our Firmware Developer do, you ask? 

As an Embedded Firmware Developer for Siemens Building Products, you collaborate in teams to improve and develop products for the commercial HVAC market, with a focus on testing. The end game is to satisfy customer’s needs in developing a platform to migrate our proprietary APOGEE System to upgraded Global hardware platforms. At the fundamental core, this position designs, creates, tests, solves and enhances software applications for Building Automation components and sub-systems.

How you will get the job done:

  • Collaborate with Engineering to better understand the market demands to implement product designs, as well as with international colleagues in an agile environment
  • Review and understand software methodologies for product design and model documentation
  • Develop and run automated tests for verifying sub-system application functionality
  • Build and review documentation for internal process and external customer support
  • Participate in design alternatives via prototyping, peer programming and expert reviews
  • Participate in resolution of field problems in application of existing products

Qualifications you must have:

  • Bachelor of Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in assisting senior-level executives and their teams, with the proven ability to handle details and priorities in a fast-paced, innovative technology company
  • Proficiency in C or C++
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States and will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States

Experience that gives you an edge:

  • Python, CI/CD experience with GitLabCI, Jenkins/Puppet/Kubernetes, QA/Automation, DevOps 
  • Working in an Agile environment (via co-op, internship, or classroom experience)


  • Health, dental, and vision plans
  • Matching 401(k) up to 6%
  • Flexible vacation plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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