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Firmware Engineers create software that is used in electronic devices. Their resumes highlight skills like editing the Linux kernel code and configurations, developing test harness and software for hardware verification, and assisting in FCC certification, testing, and scripting. As is evidenced by example resumes in the field, a bachelor's degree in the fields of computer science, mathematics, or engineering is employers' preferred educational background for the role. In addition, applicants should possess programming skills and a familiarity with computer languages.

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Firmware Engineer

Developed real-time avionics software for Boeing 747, 757 and 767 airplanes. The systems were 8051 based single card controllers which have ARINC 429 I/O's, analog and discrete I/O's, and Built In Test Equipment (BITE).

  • Assisted in hardware design, resulting in significantly reducing debug and integration time.
  • Generated and presented requirements/design specs to customers which resulted in mutually beneficial working relationships and quality products.
  • Developed firmware in assembly language using structured design methodology on VAX/VMS system with 8051 cross assembler and linker, resulting in highly maintainable code.
  • Performed hardware/software integration and debug on HP64000/HP350 development systems.
  • Recognized for meeting schedule in the face of constantly changing requirements.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Electrical / Computer Engineering
2

Firmware Engineer

A 75-year-old technology giant specialized in Printers, PCs, and Servers

  • Data Analysis and Strategy: Conducted a detailed market analysis of competitors and their products and proposed a strategic plan around new features for a product that increased market share of rack server by 10%.
  • Problem Solving: Led timely production and market entry of a blade server by coordinating with cross-functional teams (manufacturing, testing and procurement teams) resolving critical technical issues; the product generated $300 million quarterly revenue for HP. Received Outstanding Contributor Award for the effort.
  • Global Leadership: Led new product training for 100+ globally dispersed field engineers, increasing their productivity and reducing delays in resolving customer issues by 70%.
  • Performance Management: Identified flaws in design specifications and proposed a new algorithm that resolved critical customer issues and increased customer satisfaction rating; received an Award of Excellence for the effort.
  • Team Development: Conceptualized and organized team-building events to boost employee morale and mutual trust, which resulted in increased productivity and higher collaboration; also mentored 4 teammates and 2 interns.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BE
Electronics And Communication
MA
Marketing
3

Firmware Engineer

Developed SATA drives for CE applications like set-top-boxes. Implemented features using C language. Analyzed failures on the SATA drives Analyzed performance of disk drives

  • Improved the time to ready of disk drive, resulting in 40% improvement
  • Developed test scripts and parser to isolate issues.
  • Optimized code by rewriting many modules
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Electronics And Telecommunications Engineering
MS
Electrical Engineering And Computer Science
4

Senior Firmware Engineer, FW Team Leader

Worked on firmware design and development of high volume products including multimedia speakers, iPod/iPhone dock speakers, USB speakers/headsets, and Bluetooth speakers/headsets/headphones. Developed embedded firmware drivers and applications as well as small footprint RTOS utilities such as dynamic timers.

  • Key enabler of cutting edge technologies such as battery charge calculation with an alternative approach to current sensing/estimation.
  • Team Leader of 6 FW engineers that delivered FW for Bluetooth audio products such as UE BOOM, UE 9000, UE Mobile Boombox, UE Boombox, and Bluetooth Speakers Z600. UE BOOM features customized audio processing, wireless re-streaming, and controls from iOS/Android apps, and it is one of the best reviewed and best selling Bluetooth speakerphones in the market.
  • Managed an offsite DSP consultant working on cutting edge new capability for CSR Bluetooth audio platform.
  • FW project planning and scheduling, and ensure project goals/milestones are met.
  • Created a collaborative and open work environment through example; and promoted better processes and best practices with engineers across multiple sites.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
MS
Industrial Automation
PhD
Electrical And Computer Engineering
5

Firmware Engineer

Served as member of design team for Fibre Channel disc array using SES SCSI services.

  • Wrote firmware in C and assembler for fibre channel disc drive array with enclosure services as per SFF-8067 specification for monitoring SCSI device failures using Philips Intel 8051 derivative.
  • Developed the final production and test procedures for the product using interactive software.
  • Wrote component-level test plan for acceptance of fabricated printed circuit boards. Programmed serial download of flash memory firmware upgrade using Motorola 68HC11.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Technology
6

Firmware Engineer IV

Led and participated in the firmware development efforts for a number of FDDI and Ethernet products, including new processor and tool evaluations.

  • Led a team providing sustaining engineering services for a number of FDDI products and provided on-site engineering support for critical customer accounts.
  • Ported a proprietary RTOS to the Motorola 68EC020 and PowerPC processors for use in network communications devices.
  • Completed the development, debugging, and deployment of a device driver for the National Semiconductor FDDI chip set that was used on over ten products.
  • Debugged hundreds of hardware and software problems in "C", "C++", and Assembly on Intel i960, PowerPC, and Motorola 68EC020 microprocessors using IC emulators; JTAG debuggers; and logic and network analyzers.
  • Designed a build process for the Spectrum Portable Management Applications under SunOS, Solaris, IBM-AIX, and HP UNIX.
  • Developed an SNMP based Network Management Application for a FDDI bridge/concentrator.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Computer Science & Engineering
7

Senior Firmware Engineer - Embedded Systems

Extensive experience designing and coding board support packages (BSP), firmware, device drivers and working closely with hardware engineering teams on initial board bring up.

  • Served as the lead software development engineer for the silicon enabling reference board for the Intel IXP465 processor. Participated in debug activities with the Intel chip bring up team.
  • Developed the VxWorks BSP for the IXP465 reference board and coordinated product release with O/S vendors.
  • Performed device driver development for Ethernet, Interrupt Controller, Timers, I2C, SPI, UART, Flash, LCD, Expansion Bus and DDR Ram.
  • Managed the development of reference board BSP for the MontaVista Linux O/S and Redhat boot loader. Provided direct customer support for initial silicon customers.
  • Board bring up for a variety of subsystems and products such as the Intelligent Network Interface Module. Developed boot loader and proprietary tasking executive for the Atmel ARM processor.
  • Reverse engineered proprietary digital TDM telephony protocols. Developed Windows based data acquisition and analysis tools for decoding TDM protocols.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
BS
Physics
8

Senior Firmware Engineer (previously Firmware Engineer Consultant)

Designed and developed firmware for 2 wheel and 4 wheel drive electric vehicles and automated test stations for controllers.

  • Developed firmware for various microcontrollers (ST, PIC) in C and assembly language for controlling series and separately excited DC motors using PWM, RV slide out control using PWM, speed control, and current limit monitoring.
  • Designed and implemented Host-Controller communications, which included VB6 running on IBM compatible PCs using RS232 protocol, communicating with firmware routines on each microprocessor based controller. The communications provided:
  • Redesigned firmware to execute on new microprocessor on newly designed controller, saving $50 per controller and $1,750M / year with rise of volume provided by addition of automated testing.
  • Trained in-house technicians and wrote manuals for off-site technicians, providing consistent instructions on running automated test stations and setting up controllers.
  • Performed as main contributor in establishing and approving in-house coding standards and code reviews, ensuring proper use of C language and documentation.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Electronic Engineering Technology
9

Staff Firmware Engineer

Designed and developed MACsec (IEEE802.1AE, MAC security) API for CISCO

  • Participated in developing 10-Gigabit Ethernet PHY's DSP firmware mainly on the Module of Equalizer and Echo Cancellation with FFT & IIR filter, Loopback and MACsec.
  • Debugged the 10-Gigabit Ethernet PHY's DSP firmware with Verdi Simulation during the pre-silicon stage.
  • Prepared Python and Unix script to debug and validate the silicon on the evaluation board and test machine.
  • Updated 32/64 bits USB2/3's Windows Drivers and reference application software. Reviewed and maintained the Linux USB Gadget drivers for the PLX 3380 USB Peripheral Controller.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
MS
Computer Technology
10

Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer

Developed Embedded Firmware for Class III medical device (for implantable and handheld patient controller) used for Neurostimulation i.e. Spinal Cord Stimulation, Deep Brain Stimulation, Occipital Nerve Stimulation.

  • Operated with technical independence and provided leadership to other software engineers.
  • Coordinated design & implementation activities across functional team.
  • Generated requirement specifications, design documents, unit tests, and requirement traceability.
  • Completed all aspects of product development, and delivered multiple products for commercial release.
  • Supported ASIC hardware team designers to define features for next generation of ASIC revision.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Computer Science
MS
Electrical Engineering

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