Firmware Engineer (Hybrid)

Torrance, CA 90502

Posted: 08/16/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Skill Set: Engineering Job Number: 2209

Job Description

We are looking for a Firmware Engineer to support a project for our client that is a home improvement company in Torrance, CA.

  • Develop, design and review firmware for new products and prototypes
  • Modify firmware for improved product performance and the addition of new features
  • Troubleshoot firmware/hardware related issues/improvements that arise during production
  • Work with Mechanical and QC engineers to investigate, test, and make improvements
  • Evaluate new technology platforms for new product feasibility/validation
  • Communicate with technical vendors during product development


Technical Skills:
  • BS in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree. MS preferred.
  • 3+ years’ experience as a firmware engineer in the consumer electronics industry
  • Experience with developing firmware for various micro-controllers such as PIC, ARM-Cortex Core – STM32 series (MUST HAVE)
  • Fluency in C/C++ (MUST HAVE)
  • Familiarity with RTOS based software architecture
  • Experience with peripheral communication protocols (I2C, SPI, UART, PWM)
  • Experience with wireless connectivity such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • Experience with acoustics microphone/speaker integrations
  • Experience with touch screens display integrations
  • Experience with Linux/Android based processor software development
  • Ability to understand hardware schematics
  • Ability to work on multiple projects
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work with internal and external partners to solve problems creatively
  • A hands-on approach to quickly evaluate and test out prototypes and solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communications



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Meet Your Recruiter

Carlos Padilla
Technical Recruiter

Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, Carlos has recruited in multiple sector’s including Accounting & Finance, HR, Convention Services, and Supply Chain & Logistics. Carlos has a passion for helping others make life changing career moves. Most recently Carlos made his own move into Technology where he plans to apply his 6 years of experience. On his off time, you will find Carlos playing adult league baseball on Sundays and grilling food on the weekends with his friends and family. He also, volunteers with JAG (Jobs for America’s Graduates) and speaks to high school students on how to build out resumes for entry level positions.

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