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Sr. Firmware (Embedded | Software) Automotive Engineer - Direct Hire

FPC of Orlando (and FPC of Naples) • [Direct Hire - Relocation Assistance], MI

Posted 28 days ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - Negligible
Experience - At least 5 year(s)
Degree - 4 Year Degree
$120,000.00 - $135,000.00 /Year
Automotive - Motor Vehicles - Parts, Defense - Aerospace, Computer Software
Automotive, Engineering, Research
Relocation - Yes


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Job Description

Sr. Firmware (Embedded | Software) Automotive Engineer - Direct Hire
Automotive Tier 1

Direct Hire

Our client company is a well-established Automotive Tier 1 building hardware and electronic control modules. They are seeking a Senior Firmware Embedded Electronics Firmware Engineer - someone who is results-oriented self-starter and excels in a fast-paced team-based environment. The Senior Embedded Design Engineer is responsible for the software firmware design and development of embedded applications on the hardware.  The focus in this role includes application firmware design and development, from concept through validation testing and production launch. 

  • Serve as the Embedded Electronics Systems Specialist for this (Automotive Systems Control) Module which drives hardware designed to drive magnetic coils, actuators, solenoids, small motors, linear motors and other vehicle electronics.
  • Work will involve design, simulation, design, program and troubleshoot embedded systems using C/C++ and other development tools. Processors could include mainly 32 bit (Motorola or ARM).
  • Work will involve hands-on prototype hardware – working with analog, digital and embedded electronics hardware – work on testing and debugging, firmware development, design verification and systems (circuit) simulation
  • Work collaboratively with Hardware Engineers, Customer Engineers to research, analyze and develop. Work with customer vehicle systems engineers to implement control strategy (including signal and power strategy). 
  • Work in a team based environment on product validation, project plans, design verification (DVP&R) schedules and test plans. Provide training or guidance to other resources like project engineers and technicians to carry out testing, design verification testing, etc.

Job Requirements

Sr. Firmware (Embedded | Software) Automotive Engineer - Direct Hire
Automotive Tier 1

Direct Hire

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE or MSME or Ph.D EE)
  • 5+ years of experience developing complex embedded mixed signal electronic systems and products for Automotive, Aerospace or Commercial applications. Experience designing complex embedded microcontroller systems and demonstrated skills writing C code for firmware using various compilers for microcontrollers.
  • Fundamental knowledge of Hardware and experience with amplifiers, filters, A/D, D/A, power supplies and EMI best practices.
  • Experience interfacing to peripherals using UART, SPI, type interfaces to one or more high volume microcontrollers (32 bit or 16 bit Motorola or ARM).
  • It would be a plus to have experience with SAE J1850 Canbus (or experience with analog and digital communication protocols RS-232, RS-485, etc.).
  • Skills with lab equipment - analyzers, oscilloscopes, signal generators, impedance analysis, etc. Familiarity with LabView and Visual Studioprogramming would be beneficial in with schematic simulation and PCB troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of low power - Automotive 12 Volt battery powered design aspects both in hardware


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  • For Additional Information about this role, please contact Stephanie Karaczun at 407-307-1500 Ext 123 (Please Apply before you call. We apologize in advance that we will contact only those persons whose background closely match the requirements).
  • Relocation Assistance is provided.

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Job ID: EM-FIRM-EE-121717
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