Category Archives: Software/Firmware Engineering

Sr Power Electronics Design Engineer – Motor Drives

MSEE. Multi-talented design engineer working with:

  • Power Electronics: Power conversion, DC & permanent magnetic synchronous motor controls, variable frequency drives, inverters, H-bridge topology
  • Embedded Software: C, C++, DSP, FPGA, VHDL, ARM, microcontrollers
  • Performs: Worst case analysis, modeling, simulation, lab test, verification, customer support and works through product lifecycle

Applies to automotive/HEV, appliances, oil & gas, nuclear industries. Uses Verilog, MATLAB, Cadence, Simulink, Ansys, Eagle, LabView, AutoCAD, Keil. <10 Years. 95K. 06102015.11

Sr Embedded Software Engineer / Avionics

MBA, BSEE/CE. Provides avionics embedded software design, requirements analysis, verification, validation, debugging on device drivers, communications equipment, and real time operating systems. Works to DO-178B for aerospace industry. Uses C, CAN, Unix, VxWorks, DOORS, ClearQuest, Eclipse, Wind River. Contract or Direct. 5 Years. 75K. 06042015.8

Embedded Hardware & Software Engineer

MSEE. Embeds software working with ARM, PCI and various serial buses, FPGA and ASICs.

  • Applies to test equipment, real time operating systems, mixed signal PCB, DC/DC & switching power supplies, laser boards, and communications gear
  • Relates to MIL-STDs, spacecraft, defense/warfare, imaging and various power electronics devices

Uses C, Assembly, PADS, DOORS, Verilog, VHDL, MATLAB, PERL, Python, OrCAD, Altium, Xilinx, Altera, Cadence, RS422/232. Contract/Direct. 95K. 06012015.2

Principal Engineer – Digital Design / Lighting, Semiconductor

MSEE. Digital chip design expert applying to LED lighting, 2/3D video, communications, and IT/networking consumer products (power supplies, memory/DRAM). Works with DSP, FPGA on MIPS, ARM processors and others. Strong experience with LED drivers, MEMs and solid state electronics with background in algorithm development. Uses MATLAB, Simulink, Modelsim, Altera, Xilinx, Verilog, Cadence, VHDL, Pearl, C. Contract or direct. 120K. 06012015.11

Principal Engineer – Embedded Controls / FPGA, DSP

Ph.D-EE/CS. Performs architectural S/W design for DSP & FPGA embedded controls: Real time operating systems, robotics, motor drives, motion control, DC & AC conversion with various topologies, inverters, UPS, processors. Generates custom specifications, develops complex algorithms, designs data acquisition, and performs troubleshooting, simulation. Optimizes for quick turnaround. Works with CAN, MATLAB, Simulink, LTSpice, Code Composer, OrCAD, C, Assembly, uC/OS, RS-232/422/485, EtherCAT, Actel. Patents/Pubs. >15 Years. 150K. 06012015.5

Product Development Engineer – Motion Controls

Ph.D-ME, MSEE (Honors). An excellent product developer for automotive, electric vehicle, optical, and robotics applications. Highly skilled in motion controls, software embedded controls, battery management, thermal dynamics, fuel cell controls, sensors and laser systems. Performs simulation, modeling, validation, and strong lead for test setup and development, including robotics. Uses ANSI C, Visual Basic, MATLAB, Simulink, ANSY, LabView, ASCET. Patents and Pubs. 130K. 05292015.5

Controls Engineer – Renewable Energy / Energy Storage

MSEE. Works with PLC integration, power monitoring and protection, medium/low voltage switchgear, various power distribution equipment, algorithm development, plus energy storage. Applies to marine, military, utility, wind/solar, oil & gas production facilities, power plants and refineries, and commercial/industrial users. Performs onsite commissioning, technical support. Uses AutoCAD, SmartPlant, MATLAB, LabVIEW, Codewarrior, C. Multilingual. 85K. 05202015.01

Analog and RF Design Engineer – Automotive

MBA, MSEE. Designs innovative automotive systems, components and software controls involving Steering, starting, entry security, pressure monitors. Specializes in wireless embedded radio systems, antennas (RF), receiver modules for commercial and military vehicles. Strong customer interface, validation, and CAN bus protocol troubleshooting. Cognizant Release Engineer & EMC/EMI specialization. Uses MATLAB, Simulink, PSpice, DSP, C. Awards, patents. Contract or Direct. 100K. 05182015.01

Sr Software/Systems Field Engineer – Renewables

MSME/BSEE. Strong software development, simulation, validation, and systems engineering talent for wind/solar markets working with SCADA automation and substation / transmission line layout. Extensive domestic/international field work with upgrades, modifications, farm management systems, and testing. Provides equipment mechanical/electrical support, turbine optimization, root cause analysis and prototype commissioning. Background in harsh environment data acquisition, wireless telecom embedded software. Uses Wind/SolarSCADA software, WindPro2, MATLAB, Simulink, SQL, CanBUS, C. >15 Years. 100K. 05142015.01

Analog / Mixed Signal Power IC Design Engineering Consultant

MSEE, BSCE. A multi-disciplined applications and design engineering consultant, working mostly with analog and mixed signal power management ICs/ASICs and working with embedded FPGA, VHDL, DSP, SoC, CMOS, VLSI. Experienced with variety of firmware: Fiber channel, ARM, ADC, DAC, various filters, wireless transceivers, receivers, transmitters, real time operating systems, and networking/IT. Performs lab characterization, tape-out, simulation, layout, testing and debug, staff training and generates specifications. Very long list of software, design and analysis tools too numerous to list. Contract Hire. 130K. 05122015.6

Sr Embedded and Software Development Engineer

MSCS, BSEE. Works with CAN, C, DSP, ARM, ethernet, RS-232 for firmware such as battery energy storage, DC/DC and AC power electronics (rectifiers, inverters), power supplies (fuel cell, 1/2 bridge plasma, switching), sensors, and web-based control systems for industrial power. Creates automated data collection and transfer systems, real time simulation, network protocol applications, and generates diagrams, specifications and test procedures. Is often integration leader and is experienced with RoHS compliant firmware. Uses MATLAB, Firebug, Verilog, Xilinx, Chrome, iMacros, xPCTarget, Coldfire. Contract or Direct hire. Patents. 15 Years. 115K. 05122015.5

Sr Embedded and Applications Software Engineer

BSCS. Develops applications and networking layer software for military radio embedded controls (software-defined radio) to DO-178B software verification standards. Also specializes in coordinating/expanding system-level regression and automation testing/scripts. Applies object-oriented design, leads re-engineering trade studies and engineering teams for problem resolution. Uses C, Javascript, Django, Python, Bash, Linux/Unix, DOORS, Eclipse, Zeligsoft and more. <10 Years. 80K. 05112015.9

Sr FPGA Aircraft Controls Design Engineer

BSEE. Strong design talent for FPGA, motor (stepper/servo), propulsion, sensors/instrumentation, signalling, and power supplies for aerospace and military/defense aircraft and space systems. Expertise involves both analog and digital, plus VHDL, CMOS, LVDT/RVDT, and related test equipment. Designs to hi-rel and stringent MIL-STDs. Uses C, Assembly, Basic, Xilinx, Actel, Altera, Verilog. 115K. 05112015.01

Software, Surveillance & Imaging Engineering Solutions Manager

Ph.D. Leader in algorithm and software development, advanced technical solutions, and automation involving identification and intelligent surveillance systems, image processing systems and related touchscreen displays – often for high level federal government organizations and mining industry. Team leader and architect for real time systems, access control features, and pattern recognition algorithms. Provides client presentations and training and focuses on systems and image quality. Unix, C, Visual. 15 Years. 105K. 05052015.01

Sr Embedded Software Engineer – Inverter Controls

BSCS. Strong embedded software inverter controls lead engineer working with variety of related protocols, software and devices for products and design tools: CAN communications and TCP/IP stacks/data collection, I/O board modules, analog controllers, DSP, USB debug interfaces, EEPROM interfaces, synchronization schemes, event logging modules, plus algorithms (router, boost, etc). Industries: Solar/renewables-utility, automation, defense power, telecommunications. Uses C, Assembly, Unix, Linux, uCOS, CVS, GNU, Coldfire, ARM, Ethernet, SCADA. 120K.

Embedded Software Solutions Engineer/Architect

BSCE. Develops embedded software/firmware for robotics, motor controls, DC motors, DSP/microcontrollers, and real time operating systems. Provides global training and customer support, often onsite. Manages new product launch projects, designs to custom customer requirements, manages control algorithm test projects and works with multiple RTOS architectures. Uses Linux, C, Assembly, MATLAB, Eagle, Eclipse, Code Warrior/Composer, Openembedded & more. <10 Years. 100K. 04272015.01

Power Electronics / Embedded Controls Design Engineer

MSEE. Designs low to high power electronics: Converters (DC/DC, DC/AC, AC/DC), embedded FPGA, embedded ARM and MSP430 microcontrollers, planar transformers, switching power supplies, inverters, IR/capacitive sensors, PFC rectifiers. Work with virtually all converter topologies plus variety of types: Bidirectional, LLC resonant, soft-switching. Troubleshoots, designs schematics and PCBs, and works to comply to EMC standards. Uses Altium, PCAD, PSpice, Diptrace. Extensive honors and awards. <5 Years. 80K. 04202015.6

Mechatronics Engineer, Military/DoD and Industrial Motion

MSEE/CE. Multi-disciplined engineering talent including design, embedded firmware, mechanical, software development and robotics/motion control. Products involve 3PH motors, fuel engines, generators, amplifiers, sensors, control loops, and on industrial side: precision CNC equipment, automated part handling systems, and robotics for optical applications. Often project design leader. Also performs servo loop tuning, analog/digital schematics, board and system level schematics, data analysis, diagnosis, debug and control theory research. MATLAB, CAD, Linux, C. 5 Years. 80K. 04152015.2

Embedded Firmware / Linux Applications Engineer – Contract

BSCE. Provides embedded talent with TI/ARM based RTOS microcontrollers for smart meter base stations and smart grid systems to ANSI standards, plus RF/wireless applications. Adept at Linux applications development, performs bug fixes and feature additions. Academic background with power electronics, FPGA and PCBs. Works with C, Linux, Pyton, Verilog, Xilinx, Eclipse, TCP/IP, FreeRTOS, JTAG. <5 Years. Contract or Direct hire. 85K. 04142015.6

Systems Engineering / Embedded Firmware Architect

MSEE. Strong engineering leader for development, design, test and validation of analog and digital based systems.

  • Utility, SmartGrid, renewable energy, energy storage and automotive, and EV
  • Systems: Power monitoring, processors, power plant failure detection, plus firmware such as fuel cells, flywheels, batteries and thermal-related
  • Develops complex algorithms and routinely works with FPGA, DSP and ARM

Has background with infrared, radar, RF/antennas, motor controls. PSpice, Viewlogic, Saber, MATLAB, Orcad, Simulink, CAD series, C, Assembly. Awards, patents and publications. 125K. 04092015.3

Embedded FPGA Firmware Engineering Manager

BSEE. Responsible for embedded software and FPGA/VHDL firmware department engineering staff for design, coding, testing and integration. Works with simulation systems, motor controls, magnetic bearing controllers, adjustable speed motors and power supplies/power electronics. Provides requirements specifications, modeling, verification, conducts FPGA design reviews and participates in microcontroller part selection and hardware design process. Works to MIL-STD, DO-178. C/C++, Linux, SQL, ADA; and LabView, cRIO, MATLAB. 115K. 03312015.2

Algorithm and Software Development Engineer/Scientist

Ph.D-ME. A computational algorithm, thermodynamics and software “guru” for a variety of optical and imaging technologies (high end photography lenses, night vision). Works with highly precisioned surfaces, performs applications of probabilistic and statistical analysis for quality control. Systems FEA for impedance matching, interferometry, metrology. Automotive and DoD/military industries. Uses C/C#, Unix, MATLAB, MathCAD, MAGNET, Ansys, etc. Multiple technical pubs, patents. Contract or direct hire. 120K. 03112015.5

Sr Staff Embedded Firmware Engineer

MSEE. Performs firmware architecture and development for embedded devices such as NAND flash and solid state drives (SATA/SCSI/ATA), computer and non-OS systems, RTOS, microcontrollers (ARM, MIPS), set-top-boxes and audio system modules, wireless applications and PCB ASIC/FPGA. Skilled in programming, platform bring-up, verification, test, debug and is “go-to” for problem resolution. Works routinely with device and graphics drivers, Linux, C, JTAG/ICE, and logic/bus analyzers. Strong customer interface experience. 165K. 03242015.4

Principal Embedded Software/Firmware Engineer-Contract

MSCE. Senior level design and development of embedded software and firmware for:

  • Signal processing, automation, imaging systems, instrumentation controls, and data acquisition using Linux/Unix RTOS controllers/microcontrollers, processors
  • Project team management, validation, test, code review, debugging, firmware upgrades and technical documentation/manuals.

Works to MIL-STD and DO-178B for: Avionics, Satellite, Automotive, Medical, more. Uses: C#, C, Code Collaborator, Assembly, Visual Studio, Framework, Workbench, LynuxWorks, VxWorks, ClearCase/Quest, DOORS. 150K. 03242015.3

Sr Embedded S/W Engineer, Avionics/Displays – Contract

BSEE. Designs, simulates, debugs and integrates mission critical embedded software solutions, including FPGA/algorithm development, for Mil/DoD and NASA aircraft instrumentation, display processors and sensor systems (RTOS, flight controls/flight management, client/server applications, traffic/terrain warning systems and horizontal situation indicators). Has background in lab flight simulation software design. Uses C, Pascal, Fortran, ADA, Xilinx, RS-422, etc., to DO-178B. Secret Clearance. Contract or direct hire. 160K. 03202015.2

Lead Embedded Sys Software Test Engineer-Contract

MSCS. A leader in embedded systems software with test procedure/script Subject Matter Expertise. Applies to object-oriented aircraft applications: Analog feedback motors, engine controls, flight communication systems (RTOS) and on-board servers/processors. Leads product development lifecycle to include design, analysis, test, debug, verification, and specifications creation. Works to DO-178B with C, Java, Perl, Unix, Linux, Python, DOORS, Tortoise, Sublime, ClearCase etc. Contract or Direct Hire. 150K. 03202015.01




Staff Applications Engineer – RF Embedded Systems

BSEE. Defines, designs and guides technical engineering staff for embedded microcontrollers and ICs (FPGA, VHDL, mixed-signal, ARM, PIC 8051 etc), SoC, and peripherals (RF / power electronics / real time operating systems) for transceivers, transponders, RFID, converters, cryptography and ZigBee architectures. Performs Leads global product development, driver development; Modeling, evaluation, analysis, emulation and debug – for automotive and lighting industries. Uses C, ASM, JTAG, OCD, ICE, Altium, Verilog. Patents/publications. 100K. 03182015.4

Senior Field Applications Engineer – PMIC, RF / Wireless

Designs power management ICs, ASIC, interface and logic circuitry for analog/digital converters, PLLs, amplifiers, applying to RF, wireless communications, and power electronics. Designs customer-configurable DSP and works with embedded microprocessors hardware and software (6500, 80C286, RTX2000, 8080, 6805). Specializes in application-specific communications, provides customer technical support, and performs evaluation board driver alpha/beta testing. Has worked with imaging, audio-visual products. Uses C, Fortran, Linux, Cadence. 03172015.4




Software Systems Test Lead – Contract – Utility

BSCS. Performs large software systems test and defect resolution on contract/on site for large organizations and utilities. Provides customization, configuration, upgrades, version control, implementation planning and and risk mitigation with strong quality assurance focus. Performs lifecycle tests including function, integration, end-to-end, user acceptance, load, stress and performance under both manual and automated test methods. Systems include billing/meter data management, SmartMeter, CIS and power outage applications. Oracle, DB2, ALM, Win/LoadRunner, SQL, Cobol, Assembler. Contract Only. $120/hour.

RF/Communications & Mechatronics Engineer – Contract

PhDEE/Mech. Designs highly advanced electronics and systems for military/DoD electronic warfare, RF/microwave, avionics, wireless and communications industries.

  • Large systems design, test and integration: Communications, radar, missiles, computer-controlled weaponry, antennas, servo-controlled guidance systems.
  • Power electronics/RF subsystems design includes analog, digital, switchmode/linear power supplies, transformers, battery chargers, embedded microprocessors, RF/millimeter wave, antenna systems, filters, receivers, wireless/short range communications devices, GPS, synthesizers, amplifiers, down converters, phase-lock-loops.
  • Strong analysis and pioneers scientific studies involving electromagnetic field theory, nuclear effects, rad-hard concerns, product life reliability, infrared techniques.

Inactive security clearance. Works to many MIL-STDs. Technical papers. MATLAB, Momentum, MathLab/CAD, Simulink, TINA, Maple, LabView, Sonnet, LinearX, Verilog/FPGA, ARM, C, Assembly, Artificial Intelligence S/W. Contract or direct hire. 100K. 03122015.01

Embedded Controls/Firmware Engineer – Contract

MSCE. Seasoned embedded software/system architectural development and debug engineer for real time operating systems, wireless communications, inter-connectivity, power conversion, flight control systems (fuel, engine systems), and medical implants. Works with DSP, Assembly, ARM, C, CAN, TCP/IP, SPI, RS-422/232. Strong skillsets: Modeling, simulations, complex analysis, requirement definition, coding, board bring up, reverse engineering and is a Zigbee expert. Uses CADRE, TurboCASE, Simulink, MATLAB, DOORS. 120K. 10212014.1

Embedded Software/Firmware Engineer – Contract

MSEE. Experienced embedded software / firmware and test engineering contract professional working with medical/optical devices / implants, user interface programs. Embeds assembly, C and various branded software using MATLAB, Zilog ZDS, IAR, Motorola 6803/68020, Clear Case. Specifies requirements; provides evaluations, verification, and validation; performs testing; and generates code test programs, plus all test documentation, plans, scripts. Collaborates with Q/A under FDA regulations. >15 Years. 100K. 03062015.3

Controls and Communications Engineer

MSEE. Strong embedded microcontroller designer applying to UPS and modems for GPS tracking systems. Embedded products are variable stepper motor drives, rectifiers (6 pulse full bridge), battery chargers, and IGBT boost/buck converters. Skillsets: LCD/memory and GPS module interfacing, serial communications (i2C, SPI, RS232, Modbus, and TCP/IP. Performs complex calculations, simulations and generates technical documentation. Uses Code Composer Studio, Keil, C, Verilog, VHDL, Linux, AutoCAD, and Cadian for TI, Picolo, 8051, Cypress. 5 Years. 70K. 03032015.4

Embedded Firmware / Power Conversion Engineer

MSEE/<15 Years. A dual talent engineering professional, providing embedded firmware development and power electronics design for solar and utility power generation. Has developed function architecture for entire PV monitoring system.

  • Works with photovoltaic, magnetics, converters (various topologies, ZVS, ZCS), inverters, gate drivers (IGBT, MOSFET), switchmode and more.
  • Embedded firmware, controls and devices involve 12C/SPI/USB communication interfaces, algorithm, DSP, FPGA/PCB layout.
  • Performs high level analysis (stress, reliability prediction, thermal); troubleshooting (also EMI/EMC); simulation; modeling; proves out UL/FCC testing.

Uses PSIM, SIMetrix, VHDL, Altium, Simulink, MATLAB, C. HazMat Certs. 120K. 02252015.01

FPGA Embedded Firmware Applications Engineer – Contract

MSEE/20 Years. An FPGA Guru and embedded firmware applications engineer involving:

  • Digital/analog devices, RF signaling, communications, ASIC, microprocessors and networking/consumer electronics IT applications (SATA, CPUs, memory, high speed serial/deserial [SerDes], routers, ethernet, TCP/IP).
  • Implemented 18 FPGAs in single emulation processor platform.
  • Performs test, debug, verification, simulation, partitioning, hardware bring-up, and engages full product lifecycle with global engineering team pre/post-sale support.

Authors technical papers, develops intellectual property. Uses Altera, Xilinx, C. Contract or direct hire. 100K. 02182015.3

Aerospace Operations / Facilities / Program Management

MBA, BSCS/20 Years. Has wealth of experience with aerospace/avionics, satellite/RF, space program and military defense to provide operations, technical facilities and program management for ground support and test equipment wins – some classified and some overseas. Organizes project teams, develops software test procedures, operational on-orbit sequencing documentation, and has board level installation / troubleshooting experience. Manages large budgets, capital expenditures, provides high $ customer asset support equipment inventory management, facilities infrastructure planning/upgrades and allocation large strategic business unit. Provides costing/risk and other extensive contributions to high volume proposal process. Six Sigma, TQM, continuous improvement. Active top security clearance. Contact us for more details! 02182015.01

Senior FPGA Firmware Engineer

MSEE/20 Years. Provides design, characterization, integration and troubleshooting of embedded digital / analog hardware relating to FPGAs, memory modules, SerDes, microcontrollers, ASIC/DAC/ADCs and high speed serial interfaces. Applications are frequently custom for prototyping. Uses full spectrum of lab tooling, provides initial testing and early resolution, designs innovative firmware verification test systems and timely evaluation boards and collaborates with external sources (i.e. suppliers/component fab houses). Keeps focus on constant industry innovative advancements, design costs, reliability, power consumption concerns, and and many other relevant factors. Industries are medical/implants, semiconductor and mobile telephony. Brings a background in wearable electronics failure analysis. Uses Verilog, ORCAD, PADS, Altera, Xilinx. 125-135K. 02172015.6

Aerospace Lead Project Engineer, Flight Control Systems

MBA, BSEE/>15 Years. Provides network-based communications and flight control systems design and integration expertise for primarily unmanned, though also manned aerial vehicles for aerospace, military/defense and commercial applications. Hardware and software systems also involve radar altimeters/RF and variable sensors / instrumentation. Skillsets include electromechanical specification development, is lead on software and design documentation, military review lead with interoperability working groups, boosts system capabilities and enhancements, directs simulation lab development, conducts high level training and is formal internal/external technical liaison. Often spearheads government and technology initiatives. Has a background in autopilot and actuator systems development and integration. Previous Secret security clearance. Doors, Dimensions. Multiple formal awards and patent activity. 100-110K. 02172015.2

Analog/Mixed Signal/CMOS Verification/Design Engineer – Contract

BSEE/Physics-<20 Years. An analog, digital and mixed signal PCB design contract engineer, also involving FPGAs, CMOS ICs and  top-level systems such as imaging and displays/GUI (300MHz, 8bits in 0.18um), MEMs processors, and also products such as HDMI/DVI repeaters and others. Responsible for product lifecycle, intellectual property, evaluation platforms, modeling and simulation, and is collaborative lead for all things CMOS. Has embedded design programming and SAR ADC experience. Uses MatLab, Verilog, Cadence, Spice, NanoSim, Spectre, Perl, Python, Behavioral Compiler, Protec, Altium, Xilinx and much more. 125-135K. 02172015.01

Senior Engineer – Power Supply/Embedded Controls

Ph.D-EE. Senior-level engineering pioneer, designing innovative power electronics and embedded systems for multiple power supply systems such as DC/DC 2-phase with AC waveform, design-in digital systems recovery and embedded microcontrollers in multiple analog power supply systems (with virtual software control loops). Uses MathCAD, PSpice, OrCAD, C, Assembly, Xilinx. 150K. 02162015.1