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Embedded Firmware Engineer

Apply Job ID REF7463T Date posted 08/05/2022 Address 3077 Skyway Court, Fremont, CA Job Type Full-time Job Status Exempt

Brooks Instrument is an industry leader in flow measurement and flow control products for critical applications, and a division of ITW (A Fortune 200 Company) is seeking candidates for an Embedded Firmware Engineer in our Fremont office. The Company maintains sales offices throughout the world including their headquarters location at Hatfield, PA (Suburban Philadelphia). Our products are used in laboratory and process applications in end markets such as :life sciences, chemicals, semiconductor, analytical instruments, nuclear, and solar cells. 


Basic Function

The Embedded Firmware Development Engineer is responsible for the design, development and support of real-time embedded firmware for the Brooks Instrument New Product Development team. The successful candidate must be self-directed, highly motivated, and organized with strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Apply knowledge of computer architectures, real-time operating systems, and programming languages to develop and implement new real-time embedded firmware for flow measurement and control products to support business requirements.
  • Work with Marketing and project teams to define detailed firmware requirements to meet customers’ needs.
  • Efficiently resolve technical challenges through debugging, research, and investigation.
  • Develop, implement, and release automated test procedures for firmware validation.

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of embedded electronics including analog, digital and firmware aspects.
  • Familiarity with industrial communication protocols (e.g., EtherCAT, CIP, Profibus, Modbus, Foundation Fieldbus).
  • Working knowledge of requirements management, change management, and configuration management tools.
  • Ability to read schematics and component datasheets.
  • Working knowledge of test and measurement equipment for debug, research, and validation.
  • Penchant for critical thinking and problem solving – thinks laterally as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to take on multiple concurrent assignments under minimal supervision.
  • Self-starter with initiative and drive to develop high quality code within the time and budget constraints of the project.
  •  Strong interpersonal skills, desire to learn, and an effective team player in a global environment.
  • Ability to follow all safety procedures.

Education and Experience

  • BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or closely related Engineering degree required, MS degree preferred.
  • 5 years of industry experience developing complex embedded software systems programming in C and/or C++ required, other programming languages a plus.
  • Experience with ARM microcontrollers and real-time operating systems required.
  • Experience with System Engineering and modeling a plus (MatLab/Simulink/Embedded Coder).
  • Experience with mass flow control systems and/or other control systems highly desirable

Our employees enjoy competitive, merit-based salary plus excellent benefits including:

  • Health and dental insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance / Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401K plan with generous company match
  • Vacation, personal days and holidays
  • Continuing education reimbursement program
  • Flexible spending accounts

The opportunity to join a well-established (75 + years in business) yet dynamically changing organization that works together as a team to meet the challenges of satisfying customers’ needs and managing rapid growth to better compete in a global marketplace.

Please visit our website: http://www.brooksinstrument.com/

ITW Company Overview

ITW was built on innovation and the strength of new ideas. These values have helped us expand into multiple platforms in nearly 60 countries. But at each of our businesses, the independent entrepreneurial spirit and freedom to innovate remain strong. It’s the highly talented people at ITW businesses all over the world who drive our success through new products and customer driven solutions. Together, we are ITW—a Fortune 200 company that has prospered for 100 years, and changed the way people live and work, all over the world.

Brooks Instrument is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without required to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

 

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

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ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

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