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Role Summary: The Embedded Software Engineer will work with Systems Manager and other cross-functional technology functions to design, evaluate, code, integrate, and validate firmware for rectifiers, converters and power supply products. Projects will include New Product Introduction, Direct Material Productivity, resolving customer issues, and sustaining of existing products for Embedded Solutions.
Essential Responsibilities: As the Embedded Software Engineer, you will:
Design and develop embedded firmware on a Digital Signal Processor (DSP) in C language for real-time control of single and polyphase power factor corrected (PFC) boost, phase shifted full bridge, DC / DC and LLC resonant power conversion circuits
Model and implement closed loop digital control (PI, PID) for same assembly language as required for critical speed fault detection and protection
Design and develop inter-processor communication protocols and poll / response serial protocols
Perform lab-setting debug on functional high power / high voltage circuits
Adhere to coding standards and software engineering best practices including code maintenance in common code revision control system, such as CVS or SVN
Analyze results and present findings at technical design reviews to ensure design robustness, efficiency, future maintainability and supportability
Communicate with technical and product management on technical matters
Share engineering information and promote open dialogue
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 2 years of experience in building real-time embedded systems using object oriented programming in C and C# language
Master's Degree in Computer Science or in Electrical Engineering
Experience with Freescale, Microchip or Texas Instruments Microcontrollers / DSP
Familiarity with Secure Development Lifecycle, TDD and Agile Development
Understanding of Data Acquisition and Digital Signal Processing theory
Self-motivated, detail oriented, strong team player
Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively
Ability to prioritize and communicate in a dynamic environment
Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to drive projects to completion
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