Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Senior Firmware Engineer – Power Electronics is primarily responsible for the design, development and testing of the firmware & control software for switch-mode power conversion equipment.
Responsible for design and implementation of control algorithms and embedded firmware for power converters on DSP/MCU
• Work closely with hardware designers to define project firmware/software requirements • Apply knowledge of CAN, SPI, USB, I2C, RS485, RS232 communication protocols to new product designs • Coding using C/C++, Auto-code generation using PSIM/MATLAB, familiarity with development tools such as compilers and debuggers, thorough understanding of software development practices • Lead the firmware engineering team, providing guidance and mentorship
University degree in Computer sciences, Engineering or a closely related field.
Strong relevant experience in firmware code development
Solid understanding and strong interests in power electronics and power converters design
Demonstrated application of electronic theory, principles of electrical circuits, testing procedures and related knowledge to construct and debug power electronics circuitry in relation to the design of power conversion equipment.
Familiarity with the application of military and commercial standards to electrical designs is required
Experience reading schematics and engineering specs, with a strong ability to troubleshoot.
Must have basic design capabilities and integration skills
Strong ability to analyze, record, and interpret test data to determine product acceptability
Involvement in the design, development, modification and analysis of various electronics systems. Supports engineering with a variety of complex engineering duties and/or hands on tasks
Previous experience in leading a work team is desired
Multi-Layer Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design capabilities considered an asset