Job ID: 40524

Firmware Principal Engineer – Bluetooth Lower Stack 
Our client is seeking a Bluetooth Engineer to join their dynamic team in Hillsboro, OR. This position will be working as part for the core SDK team developing and deploying embedded firmware libraries to support various ASIC system designs. As part of the firmware team that works in conjunction with the digital and analog hardware teams to define, implement, validate, and support custom system on chip designs to implement wireless and mobile audio designs. The environment and libraries created in this process are then provided to applications teams to provide a foundation for a wide range of product designs.

This position is with the general SDK support team but the primary effort will be focused on supporting the integration of new Bluetooth hardware and software designs into the SDK infrastructure as well as development to enable advanced Bluetooth functionalities.
Firmware Principal Engineer – Bluetooth Lower Stack  Responsibilities:
Work with internal hardware and firmware teams to define system hardware drivers and libraries.
Write / develop hardware interface drivers, to be used by application developers or other drivers.
Support initial bring up and validation of ASIC hardware components.
Development of test applications to support validation of the various library components. #LI-DB1
Firmware Principal Engineer – Bluetooth Lower Stack  Qualifications:
12 or more years of experience in development and/or support of applications in consumer electronics
Experience with Bluetooth Lower Stack including:
Baseband/Link Controller/Link Manager/HCI.
Piconet clocks (network, local, bt/pt), drift compensation.
Piconet management.
Flush timeout.
QoS scheduling.
Demonstrated ability to architect and design solid/consistent software libraries and interfaces.
Track record developing and maintaining firmware over a product cycle.
Strong C programming skills.
Strong embedded programming experience.
Ability to debug software/firmware on hardware platforms including basic oscilloscope and other lab equipment.
Embedded debugging skills including on-chip debugger and real time systems.
Assembly language programming.
Demonstrated experience supporting both internal and external customers.
RTOS usage experience including design of thread safe driver libraries.
Strong ability to self-manage.
Debugging skills including real time and source level debugging.
Nice to Have: 
Knowledge of the ARC600 instruction set.
Knowledge of Python.
Knowledge of Audio DSP processors and Audio DSP applications.
Familiar with audio processing and hardware interfaces.
Familiar with Serial Communication interfaces (SPI, TWI, UART, USB).

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.

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