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Firmware Developer - Advanced Metering

  • Victoria, Canada
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • IT development

Job description

Firmware Developer - Advanced Metering / Victoria, B.C.

This position resides in Victoria within the Advanced Metering team in Digital Power. The team is responsible for the development of our advanced metering product line. As a part of a design team, the Firmware Engineer will be responsible for utilizing embedded Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS) to design embedded applications for Schneider Electric power metering products. This role in our team will require an individual to help define, develop and test our advanced metering product line while advancing our continuous delivery, automation and agile capabilities.

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Desired profile

Qualifications :


As a part of an engineering team, the Firmware Engineer will have the following primary responsibilities:

· Utilize real time embedded operating systems in the development of electronic products.

· Design, implement, and validate modular real-time embedded applications.

· Work to design requirements to implement a compliant solution.

· Evaluate design alternatives

· Modify existing embedded software to fit unique product needs and configurations.

· Participate in the specification, design, analysis and implementation of embedded firmware in several engineering projects.

· Contribute to the development of engineering test plans to verify functional compliance of the design to its specification.

· Design for testing and automation excellence

· Contribute to firmware process and continuous delivery infrastructure


· Bachelor's in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering

· Engineering experience. Including:

o Embedded application development experience.

o Strong programming skills

· Embedded C / C++ development.

· Proficient with embedded development tools and practices.

· Knowledge of good firmware design principles

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills will also be needed for documentation creation, discussions, correspondence etc.

Preferred Experience:

· Working knowledge and project experience with embedded Real Time Operating Systems ( RTOS ) such as microC/OS-II, embOS, VxWorks, Linux.

· Working knowledge of embedded web design and web services

· Working knowledge of algorithm design and coded implementation

· Working knowledge of coding standards.

· Familiarity with other common programming and scripting languages ( Objective C, Java, PHP, ASP, Python, Perl, HTML)

· Familiarity with secure coding standards and SDL practices.

· Familiarity with device level cyber security concerns

· Awareness of industry standard certifications (IEC, UL, etc.)

· Understanding of embedded microcontroller/ processor architectures

· Experience working with and developing drivers for common processor / microcontroller embedded peripherals.

· Experience with the integration and usage of embedded libraries

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