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Senior Firmware Design Engineer

Job Title: Senior Firmware Design Engineer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Galway
REF: 90298
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Catriona Coogan
Telephone: 091730022

Senior Firmware Design Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Senior Firmware Design Engineer for their site on a contract basis.

  • Individual will be functioning as part of a team responsible for designing a hermetically sealed, long term implantable device which incorporates electromechanical and fluidic components.
  • Firmware engineer responsible for device level software programming to enable functionality.
  • The engineer will establish state machine based on device level requirements and develop software in accordance with industry and company software standards.
  • Preferred programming languages are C and C# but other skill sets welcomed.

  • Develop complete Firmware solutions.
  • Work closely with the hardware team to define the architecture of new products.
  • Microcontroller selection for new designs.
  • Debug, verification and validation of design.
  • Document design progress and activity.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team.
  • Participate in cross functional product development.
  • Demonstrate best-in-class software development methodologies.
  • Collaborate with R&D colleagues to develop robust designs meeting all of the required design inputs.

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Bachelors/ Master's degree in Computer science / Electronic engineering, or related field (Ideally in medical devices / regulated industry).
  • 5+ years' Experience developing embedded code in C or C++.
  • Experience with Microcontrollers (preferred Microcontrollers: Microchip, Atmel and TI).
  • Familiarity with popular interfaces: Bluetooth, UART, I2C, SPI, RS232, RS422
  • Embedded fundamentals: Timers, PWM, ADC, DAC, DMA, Watchdog, Interrupts, Power saving etc.
  • Proficiency in understanding electronics schematics and use of lab test equipment (e.g. oscilloscope, logic analyser, signal generator, etc.)
  • Strong communication and influencing skills - good listener.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge in motor control would be an advantage.
  • Android Application development would be an advantage

For further information on this Senior Firmware Design Engineer role in Galway please contact Catriona Coogan on 091730022 /
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