Firmware Engineer

Valparaiso, IN
Job Requisition: 6826

Firmware Engineer (Direct Hire)

Valparaiso, IN OR HYBRID (remote MIGHT be considered for a strong fit)

Job Requisition: 6826

Description for Firmware Engineer:

Smaller Midwest co. (Owned by UK 1B co) is seeking a mid-level Firmware Engineer to develop embedded software for life saving gas detection, measurement and pipe locating devices.  The Firmware/Embedded Platform has been built, Team total size is 18.  With work on NPD and sustaining.



  • Will write software in a structured manor
  • Will debug software/hardware and some Testing
  • Develop & maintain documentation – test procedures, software specs, manuals, etc.
  • Use lab equipment: oscilloscopes, logic analyzer, data acquisition equipment, power supplies
  • Conduct field failure analysis & develop resolutions based on customer complaints.


  • 3+ years firmware experience (2+ years might be ok for right candidate). This is not an entry level position-no new grads
  • BS degree, possibly Associates, prefer computer science or engineering but experience is more important than type of degree
  • Proficiency in C or Assembly, (C++ might be ok)
  • Exp MSP430*, which is older, is very helpful as it is still on 99% of their products 
  • FREE RTOS highly preferred, RTOS a must

Nice to Have for Firmware Engineer:

  • Familiar with communication protocols like RS232, Ethernet, USB, Flash, EEPROM, ADC/DAC. SPI or I²C are pluses
  • Experience with one of the following architectures: ARM, AVR, STM32  F4/L4


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