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Firmware Engineer

Firmware Engineer

  • 2021-24236
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Bio-Rad is seeking an experienced individual to join our innovative multidisciplinary advanced technology development team in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In this cross functional role, you will participate in new technology/product development and transfer activities for automated sample prep and digital PCR systems. Specifically, you will collaborate with hardware engineers, software engineers and QA, systems engineers, product managers, technical program managers, and other supporting teams. You will be responsible for design, development, integration, and maintenance of firmware used in new product designs.

Responsibilities

  • Use best software development practices to design and develop reliable and maintainable firmware for embedded systems used in commercial products and in-house diagnostic tools.
  • Develop firmware requirements, architectures, and detailed designs, perform software configuration management, and build and release source code.
  • Implement embedded firmware solutions and algorithms to enable electromechanical system operations including feedback control and hardware and software interface communications.
  • Develop and execute unit, integration, and system testing, investigate, and resolve issues, and perform debugging.
  • Collaborate on designs and participate in cross-functional teams to support product development and troubleshooting.
  • Create and maintain software scripts and supporting tools for system verification, validation, and production efforts.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.
  • 8+ years’ experience designing embedded system firmware for commercialized products.
  • Experience in one or more of these areas: cameras, sensors, motor control, PID control, USB, I2C, SPI communication protocols.
  • Experience in embedded software design, development and debugging.
  • Proven coding skills in C/C++.
  • Experience with RTOS or Embedded Linux.
  • System level integration experience.
  • Experience in writing unit and system level test software.
  • Board bring-up experience.
  • Experience with Jira or other project management and bug tracking software.
  • Ability to understand, debug and work with schematics.
  • Strong debugging/troubleshooting and problem-solving skills of embedded systems.
  • Experience in firmware design, implementation, and testing.
  • Experience with Linux kernel and API library development.
  • Experience with real time debugging tools (software and hardware).
  • Knowledge in serial interface protocols like I2C, SPI and USB.
  • Experience with PID control and motion control.
  • Experience developing for ARM Cortex-M MCU.
  • Proven history of working on a team that has successfully prepared products for design transfer to contract manufacturers.
  • Demonstrated ability to accomplish goals while working across departments and teams.    

 

About Bio-Rad:

 

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

 

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.

 

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Agency Non-Solicitation: 

 

Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

 

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