Firmware Engineer

Job Description

We are seeking a dynamic Firmware Engineer to join our Sustainable Automation Solutions Research Group and support our Siemens business units and end customers in the US. The right person will have a strong technical background in embedded system technologies with passion for working with customers and solving challenges in manufacturing industries with innovative solutions!

Much of our team is based out of beautiful Princeton, NJ, and we hope that this person will be close enough to collaborate on projects in the lab!

The Challenge

In the role as Firmware Engineer, you will

  • Develop applications for the Siemens Industrial Edge platform and devices tailored to industrial manufacturing challenges
  • Develop sophisticated, high-performance software stacks, (C, C++ / C#/ Java / Python etc.).
  • Develop embedded firmware for RTOS and protocol stacks
  • Apply cutting edge research findings and technologies to address manufacturing industry challenges
  • Design, implement, test, optimize, and document software components
  • Assess technical feasibility of potential customer co-creation projects
  • Perform complex hardware and/or software design consultation in accordance with customer/project needs
  • Work with a team of Software Engineers and Research Scientists to bring complex and innovative automation solutions to life
  • Complete technical solution co-creation for the development and implementation of customer solutions
The Candidate

Qualified candidates will have:

  • BS required in Computer Science / Electrical Engineering / related fields. MS is a plus.
  • 8+ years of hands-on experience in firmware development with strong embedded programming skills in C.
  • Experience in building and developing Linux Kernel Modules
  • Experience in Technical Project & Requirements Management
  • Knowledge of docker, and preferably Kubernetes
  • Proficiency in common software development processes and architectures
  • Real-world problem solving and a hands-on, can-do attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication (verbal & written) skills
  • This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption

Successful candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US Export Control Law. US Export Control laws and applicable regulations govern the distribution of strategically important technology, services and information to foreign nationals and foreign countries. Siemens may require candidates under consideration for employment opportunities to submit information regarding citizenship status to allow the organization to comply with specific US Export Control laws and regulations. Additional information on the US Export Control laws & regulations can be found on

About Us

Siemens Technology employees are passionate about applied research. We create technology with purpose that benefits society - more agile and productive factories, more intelligent and efficient buildings and grids, more reliable and sustainable transportation. Our work powers Siemens products and is regularly featured in patents and publications. We operate in a global ecosystem focused on innovation, partnering with our customers, businesses, government agencies, and leading academic institutions on highly visible projects where collaboration is key.

Our people continuously develop their talents, are curious, and are not afraid to take risks in pursuit of technological innovation. A strong learning culture empowers employees at Siemens Technology to own their growth and development.

We know that diversity fuels innovation and drives business success. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, where diversity of thought, culture, and experience is seen as our greatest strength. This is what brings our best ideas to life.

We take pride in bringing our best selves to work every day, prioritizing individual health, work-life blend, and flexibility.

At Siemens Technology, the success of our employees drives our success.


Organization: Technology

Company: Siemens Corporation

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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