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Firmware Engineer Level 2

Job Description

"Are you ready to design and create factory automation equipment for machines and systems that safely automate our world?"

Position Overview

The candidate, as part of the firmware team, will design and develop embedded software and unit tests, review process and design documents, and perform code reviews for automation products. The Firmware Engineer works primarily on Functional Safety projects in the Research & Development organization reporting to the Functional Safety Project Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Perform complex embedded software design and development tasks.
    • Design subsystems.
    • Participate in requirement and design reviews.
    • Participate in code reviews of project firmware.
    • Design and implement unit tests with full path coverage.
    • Understand standards, specifications, and other documents to implement assigned tasks.
    • Work independently to resolve technical issues – including issue analysis and the preparation of reports.
    • Implement quality and process improvements.
    • Participate in the creation of project schedules and adhere to those schedules

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering is preferred. A BS/MS in Computer Science with demonstrated digital hardware design knowledge is acceptable.
  • 3-5 years in embedded software development.
  • Proficiency in the C++ programming language and object-oriented design methodology.
  • Able to understand hardware / software interfaces.
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills.
  • 5% domestic and international travel.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Basic knowledge of PROFINET is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Industrial Automation control systems, e.g., PLCs and engineering systems like Siemens TIA Portal - including Fundamental LAD and SCL language programming.
  • Able to proficiently operate typical electronic measurement and analysis lab equipment (for example, oscilloscope, meters, analyzers, power supplies).
  • Ability to understand schematics.
  • An understanding and adherence to practices defined in IEC 61508 and ISO 13849 is a plus.

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time



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