Senior Staff Firmware Engineer

Bio-Rad Laboratories Hercules , CA 94547

Posted 3 months ago

Overview

We are looking for a talented and passionate Senior Staff Firmware Engineer to be part of an exciting team. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of cutting edge scientific products used for scientific discovery. We provide innovative products that expand the research and diagnostic capabilities of our customers by delivering simple, affordable solutions. You collaborate with software developers, systems engineers, product managers, technical program managers, and electrical and other hardware engineering teams. You create extendable design and easy to maintain solutions with the long term vision in mind.

Responsibilities

  • Development of new features for embedded systems

  • Investigate, prototype and deliver new and innovative system solutions

  • Architect and implement firmware designs/programs to support development of scientific instruments

  • Work with electrical, mechanical, software and system engineers to develop the firmware requirements

  • Design, develop and verify firmware for embedded control systems

  • Participate in design reviews, API development, and documentation

  • Work with new technologies that are vital to product development

  • Deliver investigation plans and reports, architectural documents, design specs, software and firmware source code, build scripts

  • Design, develop and test bare metal firmware for microcontrollers

  • Perform tasks including debug, board bring-up, Beta and production firmware development

  • Successfully collaborate with both software and hardware product teams

  • Write software for hardware and system verification and validation

  • Write software for manufacturing test fixtures and instrument calibration

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field

  • 15+ years of experience as an firmware engineer

  • Experience in one or more of these areas: cameras, sensors, motor control, PID control, USB, I2C, SPI communication protocols

  • Experience in firmware design, development and debugging

  • Experience in coding in C/C++

  • Experience with RTOS and bare metal firmware development

  • System level integration experience

  • Electrical board bring up experience

  • Experience in writing unit and system level test software

  • Experience with Jira or other project management and bug tracking software.

  • Ability to understand, debug and work with electrical schematics

  • Experience in using lab equipment like DMM, Oscilloscope, Logic analyzer etc.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Strong debugging/trouble-shooting and problem solving skills of embedded electro-mechanical systems

  • Expert in firmware design and implementation

  • Experience with real time debugging tools (software and hardware)

  • Knowledge in serial interface protocols like I2C, SPI and USB

  • Experience with PID control and motion control

Experience developing for ARM Cortex-M MCU

About Bio-Rad:

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.

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Agency Non-Solicitation:

Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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