Create a Job Alert.

Enter your email below to save this search and receive job recommendations for similar positions.
Thank you. We'll send jobs matching these to
You already suscribed to this job alert.
0 suggestions are available, use up and down arrow to navigate them
What job do you want?

Senior Firmware Engineer job in Milpitas at Advanced Energy Industries

Create Job Alert.

Get similar jobs sent to your email

List of Jobs

Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site
Senior Firmware Engineer at Advanced Energy Industries

Senior Firmware Engineer

Advanced Energy Industries Milpitas, CA Full Time
Apply on company site


Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: AEIS), enables design breakthroughs and drives growth for leading semiconductor and industrial customers. Our precision power and control technologies, along with our applications know-how, inspire close partnerships and innovation in thin-film and industrial manufacturing. We are proud of our rich heritage, award-winning technologies, and we value the talents and contributions of all Advanced Energy's employees worldwide.


This position will be responsible for design and development of firmware for critical sensing, measurement and control products developed by Advanced Energy. You will perform engineering work in research, development, design of new products, and sustaining of existing products.


  • Primary engineer responsible for embedded system firmware design, development, debugging, integration, and maintenance for multiple product lines
  • Independently create advanced firmware architecture and design
  • Establish/apply software engineering best practices & create write well-crafted, well-commented, well-tested, readable, and maintainable code
  • Collaborate with cross functional members of the product management team to understand and document firmware requirements
  • Collaborate with cross functional members of the engineering organization to develop and optimize interfaces between hardware & firmware, and performance requirements
  • Create design documentations, conduct design reviews, and code reviews
  • Hands-on board bring-up, system debugging, and code optimization
  • Coach and mentor junior firmware engineers


  • 8+ years of experience working in an embedded systems firmware development role
  • High proficiency in C programming language is required
  • Experience working with Microcontrollers such as ARM, JTAG interface and firmware development tools is required
  • Familiarity with USB, I2C, SPI, TCP/IP, UART, RS232, RS485 etc.
  • Experience with bare metal FW coding is required
  • Ability to read schematics and debugging using Logic analyzers, Multi-meters, Oscilloscopes
  • Experience with GIT based version control system and bug tracking tool is required
  • Experience with RTOS like FreeRTOS, ThreadX is desired
  • Experience in EtheCAT, DeviceNet, Modbus, protocols is desired
  • Experience with development of measurement devices/instruments is a plus
  • Understanding of measurement and calibration concepts is a plus
  • Understanding of Agile SCRUM software development methodology is a plus
  • Technical leadership or project management experience is a plus


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or other related degree required
  • Master’s Degree is a plus


As part of our total rewards philosophy, we believe in offering and maintaining competitive compensation and benefits programs for our employees to attract and retain a talented, highly engaged workforce.  Our compensation programs are focused on equitable, fair pay practices including market-based base pay, an annual pay-for-performance incentive plan, and discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan. 

In addition to our competitive compensation practices, we offer a strong benefits package in each of the countries in which we operate.  In the U.S., we offer a rich benefits package that includes:

  • Medical - 4 different health care plan options, dental, and vision
  • Short and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
  • Generous paid time off starting at 4 weeks, 7 holidays and 3 floating holidays
  • 8 Hours of paid volunteer time off
  • 8 weeks of paid parental leave for both Moms and Dads
  • Company matched 401(k)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Expanded mental health coverage and employee assistance programs  
  • Other voluntary benefits include pet insurance, identify theft, legal assistance, critical illness, and voluntary accident insurance

Advanced Energy is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

Job ID - 23668

Recommended Skills

  • Agile Methodology
  • Architecture
  • Bare Metal
  • Bug Tracking
  • C++ (Programming Language)
  • Calibration
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job:

Job ID: 808125100

CareerBuilder TIP

For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.