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Job ID: 49673
Embedded Firmware Engineer
Our client is seeking a a senior-level and highly experienced Embedded Firmware Engineer to support the OS/Networking and Embedded Firmware Team, you will be responsible for the following:

Responsibilities of the Embedded Firmware Engineer
Lead and evangelize advanced software and embedded firmware development and test practices.
Be responsible for assuring the delivery of high quality software and embedded firmware products
Represent software engineering internally and externally and interact with senior personnel on key technical matters.
Mentor other software engineers and advise software management.
Reviews hardware and software systems designs, specifications, and plans against contractual or process requirements.
Evaluates functional requirements and identifies implementation risks. Develops and documents risk mitigation actions.
Evaluates project quality goals/expectations and identifies quality standards for life-cycle, documentation, development, testing, and maintenance.
Develops embedded software test code, fixtures, and scripts.
Defines product quality measures.
Plans test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.
Designs test plans, scenarios, automated scripts, and test procedures.
Drives implementation, executes regressions, analyzes pass rates, maintains existing test suites, expands test coverage, provides pre/post production support, and works closely with product, business & development teams on a daily basis.
Proposes corrective and preventative actions plans.
Verifies embedded software system requirements, traceability, and testability. Identifies, analyzes, and documents program function and output.
Identifies non-conformances and issues corrective action. Verifies effectiveness of corrective action plans. 
Evaluates test execution against planned activities and retests as required. Analyzes test activities and results against test plans, project objectives and system activities. Monitors issue resolution efforts and tracks progress.
Performs final reconciliation against products and prepares formal review documentation.
This is an onsite role supporting testing in Hood River, OR. 

Required Qualifications
This job is limited to employees who, in the performance of their assigned work, regularly apply embedded firmware engineering disciplines to the research, design, development, test, and evaluation of company products, facilities, or manufacturing processes and have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree of Science from an accredited course of study in Engineering (ex: BSME, BSEE, BSCE), computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.
Typical experience: 9-13 years in an engineering classification with a Bachelor's degree or 7-11 years of experience in an engineering classification with a Master's deg
5+ years performing as a Senior embedded firmware Engineer leading design, development, and testing of embedded products.
Low-level C
Bitwise logic
Unit testing on a development board.
Ability to create hardware interfaces to allow for repeatable tests against units.
Bus standards - CAN, Ethernet, SPI, I2C.

5+ years of CPLD / FPGA experience to include the following:
JTAG Experience
Verilog / VHDL
Functional Simulation (desired)
Applying Timing Constraints
Collaborating with Board-level Designers
Electronics Knowledge / Circuits Analysis
5+ years of Boardlayer development experience
Object Oriented Programming
5+ years of OS-Level development experience:
Kernel Manipulation Experience
Familiarity with Linux
Python or similar scripting languages
Bash Knowledge
System Knowledge
Driver Development and Test Experience.    
Strong knowledge of software test methodologies, tools and processes.
Hands-on experience with automated testing tools and development of automated test code.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organization and time management skills.
Strong problem-solving abilities, careful attention to detail, open to taking direction and adapting to course corrections.
Excellent modeling, software, and debugging skills.
Comfortable developing/writing specs and verifying functionality.
Experienced with creating test plans and processes for verifying third party systems and firmware.
Familiar with various test frameworks and comfortable making recommendations, developing integrations, developing tooling.

Desired Requirements
Networking Stack Knowledge
OSI Model
Wireshark / Network Capture
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.
Exposure to the Atlassian tool set – bitbucket, jira, confluence etc.
Aerospace product development and test experience through release.
Experience with Aviation or Safety-critical system design standards
AS9100 knowledge and hands-on experience
Experience testing safety-critical software to DO-178 or similar standards.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 


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