Firmware Software Engineer II

Infotech Sourcing - Redmond, WA, United States

Job Title: Firmware Software Engineer II

Duration: 15 months W2 ( possible conversion)

Location: Redmond, WA

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Support rapid prototyping, development, and characterization of novel hardware systems, including sensors and imaging systems for future Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and Mixed Reality (MR) devices.

  • Develop and own validation plans for new hardware within a cross-functional team.

  • Manage and document reference designs across multiple versions of sensors, firmware, and/or software configurations.

  • Develop simulation/emulation of new architectures for testing of RTL, hardware and software tools.

  • Understand and drive implementation of FW/SW development good practices across teams and projects

  • Write Linux drivers and/or software libraries. Strong software design and testing skills required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience with the following interfaces: I2C/I3C, MIPI, UART, SPI, CSI-2, GPIO, USB

  • Hands-on experience with FPGA and hardware evaluation boards, and EDA design tools including Xilinx parts, tool chains, Verilog or VHDL

  • Direct experience with embedded systems (software and hardware) including design, testing, and support.

  • Familiar with programming language/scripting and test automation in both characterization and form-factor environment

  • Experience with lab instrumentation like oscilloscope, logic/protocol analyzers for debugging embedded systems at HW level

  • Experience in software design and programming in C/C++ for development, debugging, testing and performance analysis

  • Bachelor's degree + 3 years’ experience in computer science, electrical engineering, or equivalent required; graduate degree preferred


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Computer vision and/or Machine learning

  • DSP and/or Signal processing

  • C++ and Python

  • Experience with Rigid boards design and manufacturing.

  • Experience interpreting datasheets and schematics, generating netlists and constraints, and using schematic for PCB layout and routing reference.

  • Familiarity with embedded micro-controllers' architecture such as MicroBlaze

  • Experience in real-time, embedded processing for computer vision and user interaction tasks, high-compute/throughput systems and using simulation and modeling technique to estimate performance and power

Posted On: Thursday, August 22, 2019

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