Embedded Firmware Engineer

Itron, Inc. - West Union, SC 29696
Itron, Inc. - West Union, SC 29696
Itron, Inc. - West Union, SC 29696
Job Description
The work we do every day matters. From modernizing the grid and ensuring safe, reliable water delivery to creating smarter cities, you can make an impact with Itron!

Our West Union, SC location is looking for a Embedded Firmware Engineer to join our Network Hardware R&D team. In this role, you will design, modify and manage activities for a specific product or group of products from product definition and planning through production and release. In addition, you will serve as the central resource with design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing as the product(s) move to completion and distribution. As part of the Design Engineering process, your involvement lasts throughout all stages of a product’s lifecycle, from product release through maintenance of the product and end of life decisions. Lastly, you will promote investigation and application of new technologies and industry trends to product management activities and ensure that products shipped meet specifications and quality goals.

**DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:**

- Develop test solutions for design verification of product with highly integrated system including transceivers, analog and digital circuits.

- Develop and debug test code/scripts aiming for test automation.
- Implement low level driver required for a new design.
- Work with hardware engineers to conduct network and mixed signal HW characterization tests using laboratory instruments.
- Provide design and project support in the areas of regulatory and reliability.
- Provide technical support to factory, service and other internal departments.
- Available to work on-site in West Union, SC.

**SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:**

- Strong entry-level candidates will be considered.

- Competency in embedded C programming.
- Experience using communication protocols including UART, I2C, SPI and USB
- Software skills for developing bench test code in C#/Python.
- Understanding of electronics engineering fundamentals, digital/analog test methodologies and techniques.
- Experience with programming common test equipment (oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, signal generator, logic analyzer, network analyzer, etc.) is a plus.

**EDUCATION:**

- A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Communications Engineering or equivalent is required. A Master’s Degree in related fields is preferred.

**PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:**

- 1-2 year of related industrial or research experience.

- Experience with real time operating system or Linux driver development.

**TRAVEL:** 1 - 10%

**PHYSICAL DEMANDS:** This is a typical office job, with no special physical requirements or unusual work environment.

Itron is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, gender expression and pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, mental or physical disability including medical condition), genetic information or other status protected by law. If you require an accommodation in order to apply to this position, please contact your local recruiting representative at 1-800-635-5461 or email Accessibility@itron.com.

Itron enables utilities and cities to safely, securely and reliably deliver critical infrastructure services to communities in more than 100 countries. Our portfolio of smart networks, software, services, meters and sensors helps our customers better manage electricity, gas and water resources for the people they serve. By working with our customers to ensure their success, we help improve the quality of life, ensure the safety and promote the well-being of millions of people around the globe. Itron is dedicated to creating a more resourceful world. Join us: www.itron.com .
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