Lead Firmware Engineer

Job Description

Role  Lead Firmware Engineer

The world never stands still. And new challenges arise every day. With a passion for questioning things, for supplying ideas, and intelligently driving things forward we are helping society move towards a more intelligent future. Be it with technologies that reduce carbon emissions in cities or hyperintelligent robots. This is how we are able, to tackle the most important projects and push them forward together. Help us shape the future.

With our innovative and integrated technology we support our customers in continuously improving the reliability, safety, and efficiency of products, processes and plants.

Can you help us shape the future? We’re looking for dedicated people with the skills and vision to build a better tomorrow Lead Firmware Engineer team and help us create the technology that will transform entire industries, cities and even countries.

Change the future with us and What are my responsibilities?

Siemens Advanta (Bangalore) is looking for lead firmware engineers to design, prototype, develop and maintain the firmware solutions to Siemens industrial devices from multiple Business units such as Factory automation, Mobility, Smart grid infrastructure, etc. We are a team of electronics hardware design and firmware engineers. The team is involved in all aspects of electronic hardware and firmware design from Schematics, Layout, PCB to firmware and basic software development, integration, and testing. The ideal candidate should have a strong passion for embedded firmware and willingness to tackle complex firmware requirements. The sense of collaboration, ownership and accountability is highly valued.

Primary Requirements

Lead all aspects of firmware engineering starting from pre-development, design, prototyping, testing, validation to maintenance with little/no guidance.

Plan and execute multiple project requirements with changing priorities

Extremely good analytics skills.

Fluency in English in spoken and written.

Ability to work in a team environment and provide cross-project support.


BTech/BE or MTech/ME in ECE/EE/Instrumentation/CS, or equivalent degree.

Atleast 4 to 8 years of experience with Bare metal/RTOS programming in C.

Embedded Systems certification/training/online courses is appreciated.

Mandatory Skills

Ability to drive end to end development of firmware units to achieve varying levels of requirements with respect to power consumption, performance and code size.

Ability to identify the root cause and resolve complex and bugs in firmware

Ability to adopt existing concepts and methodologies to create and open up new ways of approaching and fulfilling the internal and external client/Project requirements.

Expert level understanding of Embedded C concepts, ARM Cortex M architecture and build toolchains

Analyze the schematics and electrical/electronic designs to ensure it meets the requirements from firmware perspective.

Strong understanding of FOTA and security aspects related to it

Experience with ARM GNU toolchain, make files, CMake, IDE’s and debugging tools

Basic knowledge of electronics and circuits

Expertise with RTOS, Bootloaders

Experience with using lab instruments such as DSO, Logic analyzers, DMM, etc

Advanced level understanding of scripting language such as python, shell, etc.

Strong understanding on West, Ninja, GIT versioning system

Good written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills.

Understanding of Embedded Linux, UBoot, Device drivers, etc

Experience with CICD, static code analysis and unit testing

Experience with Cloud integration with MQTT, AWS, Azure, etc

Knowledge of C++ and OOPS Concepts

Experience with networking protocols such as USB, CAN, Ethernet, TCP/UDP, IP, etc

Desirable Skills

Basic understanding of data structures, algorithm and complexity analysis

We’ve got quite a lot to offer. How about you?

This role is based in Bangalore.  You’ll also get to visit other locations in India and beyond, so you’ll need to go where this journey takes you. In return, you’ll get the chance to work with teams impacting entire cities, countries – and the shape of things to come.


We’re Siemens. A collection of over 379,000 minds building the future, one day at a time in over 200 countries. We're dedicated to equality and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities we work in. All employment decisions at Siemens are based on qualifications, merit and business need. Bring your curiosity and creativity and help us craft tomorrow.


Find out more about Siemens careers at:

Organization: Advanta

Company: Siemens Technology and Services Private Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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