Firmware Engineer - Pinetown

Our client, a well established company seeks the assistance of an experienced Firmware Engineer.


Design and implementation of new secure embedded firmware applications in C, C++, and Python
Develop low level interfaces (GPIO, UART, I2C, SPI)
Review and maintain existing code base
Support in the design and development of desktop engineering tools
Develop test fixtures in C, C++, Python, and higher level Object-Oriented language (e.g. C#)
Documentation and cross functional training of low level concepts
Consult with other engineers to evaluate interfaces between hardware & embedded solutions and
operational & performance requirements of the overall system
Prepare, present, and participate in technical discussions and code reviews
Contribute to the continued development of processes to improve the efficiency and quality of development
projects; assist in formulating standards and development practices to improve our development processes
Investigate and analyze reported defects to resolve them in a timely manner
Proactively provide status, raise issues, and communicate necessary information to appropriate team
members on a regular basis
Desired Skills

Minimum Requirments:

5 years of hands-on code development
Applied experience with C , C++, Python, and .NET
Comfortable working at a hardware level drivers (GPIO, UART, I2C, SPI)
Familiarity with bug tracking tools (Bugzilla, Jira)
Working knowledge of source code management and configuration
General knowledge of test frameworks and automated build systems (e.g. Jenkins, NUnit, NAnt)
Ability to complete design related tasks with minimal supervision
Basic understanding of development processes, principles and objectives
Some exposure of development through the entire life-cycle including design, architecture, and implementation
Analytical, planning, problem solving and decision-making skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Experience with Secure Elements, RFID, NFC, HCE or Bluetooth technologies is a plus
Experience with Agile Scrum development a plus
Experience with Keil Development Environment is a plus
Experience with Linux development is a plus
Ability to effectively use and operate oscilloscopes, analyzers, power supplies, etc. is a plus

Only Successful candidates will be contacted

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