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Hardware/Firmware Engineer

Huntington Beach, CA 92649

Posted: 05/27/2022 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Engineers-All Other Job Number: 94180

Job Description

A leader in providing public safety/fire communications to fire departments throughout the country. The Company is seeking a Firmware / Electronics Design Engineer to join our Team, minimum of a Bachelor of Engineering or Software Engineering or similar with 5+ years of electronics design experience. Excellent teamwork and communication skills are essential. Team- oriented individual who will work closely with our information technology, production, installation, and technical support departments. Our Hardware/Firmware Engineer team member will be responsible for, but not limited to:


  • Applying knowledge and principals of electronic theory, design, and engineering to design and develop electronic circuit boards and upgrade existing designs.
  • Plans, improves, and manages firmware designs from inception to use.
  • Microcontroller Programming using Microchip Microcontrollers.
  • Microcontroller Programming using Renesas Microcontrollers.
  • Printing wiring board design using CAD tools.
  • Test the prototype hardware modules, using test equipment such as oscilloscopes and logic analyzers.
  • Proficient in C programming language.
  • Preparation and creation of technical documentation for hardware and firmware designs.
  • Work with technicians, software developers, and consultant staff as needed.
  • Performs other duties, tasks or projects as requested and assigned by supervisor or management.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering or Software Engineering.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience is required.
  • Proficient with development and testing of microcontroller software using the “C” language.
  • Ethernet experience.
  • Experience in writing firmware, schematic capture, circuit board design, embedded systems / RTOS is required.
  • Experience using Microchip PIC microcontrollers is a big plus.
  • Experience in printed wiring board design, ideally using Orcad/Cadence software.
  • Touch screen application experience is a big plus.



General: Must demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, analytical and organizational skills. Must be self-motivated and detailed oriented.


Technical: Ability to test the hardware modules that the software is running on using test equipment such as oscilloscopes and logic analyzers. Experience with a TCP/IP stack running on the microcontroller. Experience in designing microcontroller-based modules, which may include analog peripherals such as audio and power supply circuits and CPLD/FPGA designs.


Communication: Exceptional/Strong communication skills both, written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to present idea in business-friendly and user-friendly language. To read, analyze and interpret complex documents, in addition to creating documents.

Salary: $90,000.00- $120,000.00/Year
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