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Firmware Engineer

REQ: REQ-125922 Engineering

  • Rochester, NY, United States
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Panasonic – Firmware Engineer


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What You’ll Get to Do:


Utilizing the Panasonic IIoTS new product development process (PDP/Stage Gate process) and existing Panasonic QA and Corporate compliance and quality processes, firmware engineer will be responsible for design, development, review, unit, and automated testing of the products. Firmware engineer will participate in product development and manufacturing events, including support of manufacturing and application engineers.

The Firmware Engineer is responsible for development of the firmware for new products and support of the existing Panasonic IIOT products. Utilizing the Panasonic IIoTS new product development process (PDP/Stage Gate process) and existing Panasonic QA and Corporate compliance and quality processes, firmware engineer will be responsible for design, development, review, unit, and automated testing of the products. Firmware engineer will participate in product development and manufacturing events, including support of manufacturing and application engineers.

Firmware Development

  • Design, documentation, and review
  • Write and review firmware code
  • Write unit and automated automated test to assure quality
  • Assure firmware meets requirements and specification
  • Release product firmware

Maintain existing firmware

  • Support customer, sales, field and application engineers
  • Investigate defect reports
  • Fix defects and release patches

Manufacturing and production support

  • Design firmware for ease of manufacture and validation
  • Design and write code for manufacturing fixtures
  • Participate in DFM events

Electronics and Mechanics development support

  • Participate in electronics design design
  • Participate in mechanics design review

Process definition and improvement

  • Participate in electronics design design
  • Participate in mechanics design review

What You’ll Bring:

Education & Experience 

  • Bachelor computer science, mathematics, or engineering
  • Masters preferred
  • At least 3 years’ experience C, and C++ knowledge is required
  • Experience writing code for modern MCU is required
  • RTOS, and Linux knowledge is required
  • Proficiency with Agile development methodologies
  • Unit and automated testing are required
  • Proficiency with scripting language is required, python is preferred
  • Knowledge of design patters is desired
  • Experience developing firmware for battery powered devices strongly desired
  • Experience with wireless communications required, Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy is desired
  • Knowledge of common communication protocols is desired
  • Test driven development is a plus
  • Ability to read a schematic and understand wiring diagrams
  • Some travel required (10%)
  • Knowledge of Japanese a plus

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • 401K
  • Pet Insurance
  • Paid Parental Care Leave
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Volunteer time Off
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Total Well Being Program

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.

 

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REQ: REQ-125922 Engineering

  • Rochester, NY, United States
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