Firmware Engineer - Hazel Crest, IL


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Firmware Engineer - Hazel Crest, IL


Hazel Crest, IL 



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per year


Engineering: Electrical-Electronics Engineering, General-Other: Engineering
IT-Software Development: General-Other: IT-Software Development, Software-System Architecture

Job Description:

Firmware Engineer
This may be a once in a life time opportunity for the right individual to be able to develop and lead a small team that is a part of the Technology group.  You will have the opportunity to take this team from concept through to implementation.
-You will manage, design and implement the software on the organizations embedded devices.  This will require the use of systems from requirements to production and commercial deployment.
-Manage the high performing team of hardware developers
-You will also contribute to setting technical direction for future products.
-Drive hardware engineering process improvements
-Manage communication within and between hardware teams and other teams throughout the organization.
-You will also identify problems in advance and drive creative solutions to fix them.
-Manage project schedules to ensure on-time delivery of project objectives
-Assist leadership with new ideas and concepts for improving products,
-Creation of test strategy to test products through the development cycle
-Track workloads to establish time estimates for prototype building and testing.
-Manage projects while ensuring deadlines and customer requirements are met.
-Maintain progress reports to allow management to monitor projects.
-Comply with Quality Management System requirements in accordance with ISO9001.
-Understand the whole product lifecycle.
-Strong understanding of the hardware product development cycle.
-Working knowledge/experience in ARM micro controllers.
-Experience in C or C++.
-Experience with UARTs, SPI, I2C, CAN, PCI/PCIe, Ethernet, USB, Network protocols TCP/IP, UDP, WI-FI.
-Experience with CAD tools such as Cadence or CAD Capture.
-PCB editor experience with FPGA design would be a benefit.
-IAR or Keil experience beneficial.
-Bluetooth, BLE experience would be a benefit.
-Demonstrated proficiency in problem solving and implementing new or improved ideas.
-Should have solid technical background in creative product development.
-Requires extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
-Requires ability to understand verbal and/or written directions and instructions.
-Creative, resourceful, analytical, strong team player.
-Highly motivated self-starter with customer focus and energy to drive successful completions.
-Requires the ability to effectively communicate clearly with other department members.
-Required traits: strong leadership and management skills, strong in organizing and managing projects, initiative and teamwork.
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Chicago, IL, United States


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