Lead Embedded Software Engineer Dcdc Converter Design

ABB LTD Plano , TX 75023

Posted 2 months ago

Industrial Solutions empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software, and services to protect, control, and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. Across multiple energy-intensive industries, the business provides customers with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure.The Lead Embedded Software Engineer for DC/DC Converter Design will be responsible for executing projects and initiatives to support DCDC converters and power supply products. These projects will include New Product Introduction, Direct Material Productivity, resolving customer issues, and sustaining engineering of existing products. The Lead Embedded Software Engineer will work with systems engineering and other technology functions to design, evaluate, code, integrate, and validate firmware for smart electrical protection systems.
2018-11-30

Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)

Tasks:

Typical duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Design and develop embedded firmware on a Digital Signal Processor (DSP) in C language for real-time control of single and multiphase buck converters, buck-boost, boost and LLC power conversion circuits.

  • Model and implement closed loop digital control (PI, PID) for same. Assembly language as required for critical speed fault detection and protection.

  • Design and develop inter-processor communication protocols and poll/response serial protocols.

  • Perform lab-setting debug on functional high power/high voltage circuits. Adhere to coding standards and software engineering best practices including code maintenance in common code revision control system.

  • Have experience with Freescale, Microchip or Texas Instruments Microcontrollers / DSP

  • Ability to write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project

  • Have working knowledge of serial communications and protocols such as PMBus

  • Create automated unit test programs to verify implementation to the design

  • Participate in the creation of system integration test plans

  • Demonstrate competency in an Integrated Development Environment (Microchip MPLAB; TI Code Composer).

  • Engage in improvements to the development process to aid productivity and to increase quality

  • Display understanding of the project's value proposition for the customer

  • Actively interact with diversified teams to define the system's technical specifications

  • Follow Secure Development Lifecycle including static code analysis tools like Coverity to build cybersecurity into products

  • Analyze results and present findings at technical design reviews to ensure design robustness, efficiency, future maintainability and supportability

  • Communicate with technical and product management on technical matters

  • Support the global development team by insuring that firmware maintains compatibility with other systems

  • Share engineering information and promote open dialogue

Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university and some exposure to embedded firmware development.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in building real-time embedded systems using the C programming language

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now nor in the future, for this job opening.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MSEE in Electrical Engineering with MSCE in Computer Engineering and/or MSCS Computer Science.

  • Familiar with writing device driver level code

  • Familiar with Management System protocols (PMBUS, MODBUS, CANBUS)

  • Familiarity with Secure Development Lifecycle, TDD and Agile Development

  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, strong team player

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively

  • Ability to prioritize and communicate in a dynamic environment

  • Strong oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to drive projects to completion

Additional information

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:

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As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

Location:

Plano, Texas, USA

Contract type: Regular/Permanent Business unit: EP Industrial Solutions

Date posted: 2018-10-02 Job function: Research and Development Publication ID: US66869600_E1

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. www.abb.com


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