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Contract Senior Firmware Engineer (Remote)

USA Firmware LLC
Duluth, GA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Sr. Firmware Engineer I

Job Category: Engineering

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  • Locations

Duluth, GA, USA

Job Details


Position Summary
The Sr. Firmware Engineer is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of new products as well as engineering support for existing products. This individual performs product design and works as a team member with R&E, Marketing, and Manufacturing for new products while complying with project schedules and budgets.

Key Qualifications:

  • Excellent C/C++ programming skills with experience in embedded system design and development
  • Extensive experience in debugging embedded systems
  • Experience with embedded firmware development tools such oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, DC power analyzers, logic analyzers, and protocol analyzers
  • Experience with designing and developing RF products for public and proprietary networks
  • Experience with ARM Cortex-A7/A8/A9 processors
  • Experience with ARM Cortex-M3/M4/M33, 8051, and MSP430 microcontrollers
  • Experience with Keil, IAR or equivalent IDEs/compilers
  • Knowledge of wireless communication techniques and associated protocols such as LoRaWAN, Bluetooth Smart (BLE), cellular communication (LTE)
  • Familiarity with low power design practices for battery powered devices
  • Familiarity with serial communication protocols such as UART, SPI, I2C
  • Familiarity with security-related aspects and best practices associated with embedded system development including cryptographic algorithms, authentication protocols, secure boot, ARM TrustZone, etc.
  • Ability to read and understand hardware schematics
  • Experience with JIRA or other issue tracking software
  • Experience with TeamCity or other continuous integration platforms
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment (Scrum/XP)
  • Experience with unit testing and unit testing frameworks/tools such as CppUTest and Unity
  • Excellent documentation practices and communication skills
  • Commitment to maintaining project schedules and delivering tasks on time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Embedded Linux and Yocto experience
  • Linux/Unix shell scripting (SH, BASH, etc.)
  • Python 3
  • Docker
  • Knowledge of networking connectivity protocols such as TCP/IP, FTP, MQTT
  • Experience with agency certifications such FCC, Industry Canada, and cellular carrier certifications
  • Firmware lead and/or project management experience



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Wireless Engineering, or Computer Engineering


  • 9 years in Engineering product design and development. (7 years of experience for candidates with a Master of Science degree.)
  • 5 years of embedded C programming

Location: Duluth, Georgia or Tallassee, Alabama

Equal Opportunity Employer EEO/AA M/F/Vet Disability

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

USA Firmware LLC


Duluth, GA



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