Firmware Engineer
R&D
Full Time
Charlotte, Nc
2022-02-28

A REGULAR DAY AT WORK (ESSENTIAL DUTIES):
For us going to work every day has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By being sustainable and open to new ideas we can push the boundaries of cooking, cleaning, and wellbeing at home. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be.  

The Firmware Engineer will be primarily responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of embedded electronics devices in household appliances such as dishwashers, tumble dryers, and washers.  As an integral member of the CX Care Technologies, Electrical Electronics Team, located in Charlotte – North Carolina; the engineer will provide expertise in firmware development from the conceptualization through production phases.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Testing and evaluating firmware operating in the system.
  • Recommending design modifications to eliminate bugs or to improve the functional performance. Those recommendations should be primarily focused on safety, economy, reliability, sustainability, and quality.
  • Assures firmware design quality by executing, analyzing, collecting, and summarizing technical activities related to firmware testing on finished products or system validation.
  • Support the development of the printed circuit board assembly processes by collaborating in the design or modification of functional validation testing procedures used for the final verification of printed circuit board assemblies.

WHO YOU ARE:

  • With a number of projects running simultaneously, flexibility and agility are essential.
  • You can balance commercial considerations without compromising on quality, evaluating the data to inform decision-making and continuous improvement.
  • You can make yourself understood and are a good listener.
  • You start and you finish, taking leadership of getting things done, on time and to high quality, tying up all the loose ends along the way.
  • You know your stuff and apply your knowledge and new ways of thinking to innovate new ways of working.
  • You set the pace and the priorities, and then you bring a methodical approach to meeting your goals.

We employ great people from a wide variety of backgrounds – not just because it’s the right thing to do, but also because we believe that diverse perspectives make our business stronger and more innovative. If you share our values, come find your place in our global community. Meet us on @lifeatelectrolux and career.electroluxgroup.com to learn more.

Minimum Qualification

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • BS/MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience with real time embedded electronics using 8-bit, 16-bit, or 32-bit microcontrollers.
  • Three or more years of experience writing software in C/C++ in embedded environment.
  • Experience of generating firmware specification from product specification and/or existing codebases.
  • Proficient with one of Renesas, NXP, or ST controllers, and expert with development environment/tools.
  • Experience in test/debug firmware with oscilloscope, debuggers, emulators, and logic analyzer.
  • Understanding of RS-232 and packet-based communication protocols.
  • Experience with design and/or maintenance of capacitive touch technology codes.
  • Must have ability to quickly understand existing codebases and rework as needed.
  • Knowledge and experience in systems integration and the interactions between hardware and software design are desired.
  • Familiar with Six Sigma methodology applicable to product engineering (DOE planning, statistical tools, sample planning, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience with hardware design is a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience with white-box testing, static code analysis, and IEC/UL60730 safety class B software are desired.

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