Job Code: C00113
Job Title: Sr. Engineer 1, Firmware
Job Level: Analyst I
Job Profile: Analyst I, Sr. Engineer 1, Firmware
Compensation Band: Band 8X
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Family Group: Engineering
Job Family: Firmware Engineering
Effective Date: 1/1/2020
Last Revised:

Job Summary

This role is responsible for applying strong knowledge to the design and development of embedded applications on hardware platforms. The focus in this role includes creation of technical specifications, full-stack firmware design and development, and support for manufacturing and regulatory approval. A firm understanding of design patterns to create robust, scalable, and re-usable software designs is required. This role will be involved with design decisions from concept through production. Collaboration with other areas of a cross functional team, such as marketing or manufacturing, throughout a product life cycle is required. Interface with senior management, support in creation of development schedules, advocating process, and execution of that process is also required. This role is expected to support and mentor interns and apprentices. Travel to facilities throughout the world is expected on an as needed basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with stakeholders to understand functional requirements of systems to accurately develop designs, implementations, and test cases
  • Work across business units with hardware and firmware developers to create designs modular across platforms
  • Review project plans for individual development activities
  • Mentor teammates around Agile and firmware development best practices.
  • Partner with cloud architects to define connected solutions for B2B and B2C products
  • Design, develop, and implement application-level firmware solutions to meet business needs
  • Create new designs using existing technologies; socialize expertise, and train developers as needed
  • Create new designs of moderate complexity with new technology
  • Provide peer review by soliciting feedback on firmware, hardware, and connected software designs, implementation, and test
  • Act as support role in defining and developing functional development processes
  • Supervise small groups of developers to prioritize work, manage risk, and drive deliverables
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve firmware defects as found during bench, lab, and production QA testing
  • Responsible for complying with the security requirements set forth by the Information Security team and the established ISO 27001 Security Roles, Responsibilities, and Authorities Document found in the ISMS Document Library
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies
  • Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related results and participating on projects as needed

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering or computer science and minimum of five (5) years of job-related experience strongly preferred; or minimum of nine (9) years of job-related experience as defined in the Essential Duties & Responsibilities; an advanced degree in directly applicable area of study may substitute for up to two (2) years of experience; Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification strongly preferred; or commitment to obtain certification within one (1) year of date of hire or promotion

5+ years of job-related experience with Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, computer science, or electrical engineering; Agile/Scrum experience; experience in full product life cycle management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong analytical skills; effective communication skills

Able to travel up to 10% – domestically and internationally

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to work within cross functional teams to create electro-mechanical products; ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

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