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Firmware Engineer

Company: ORBCOMM
Location: Sterling
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

About the Opportunity: ORBCOMM satellite and satellite-cellular communications modems and terminals, network, and applications provide customers globally with the power to manage and control all kinds of fixed and mobile assets at all times. ORBCOMM---s new Embedded Software Engineer, working within the Embedded Development Team and reporting to the Director of Firmware, will have the opportunity to work on the next generation of cellular and satellite communications currently being designed. You will be working on one of ORBCOMM---s top priority projects. We are looking for someone who can help take our products to the next level The Embedded Software Engineer will be focused mainly on designing and implementing new firmware in accordance with the new product requirements currently being defined. He/ she will show excellent technical leadership and work closely with the embedded development team. This role requires the ability to understand a significant installed base of technology in an environment supporting high availability mission critical embedded devices. Main responsibilities will include: --- Design and implement embedded software for ORBCOMM---s next generation service on satellite terminals. --- Assist in release, repository, build and test framework management. --- Produce and review internal design documentation. Qualifications: The chosen candidate will have the skills to design and implement code for scalable, extensible, and maintainable cross-platform and cross-product interfaces and standards that can be used to support both R&D efforts within the company and worldwide partner/customer development efforts outside of the company. This combined with the following skills are required: --- At least 5 years work experience in software and particularly embedded development, maintenance and design. --- Bachelor---s Degree or above in Computer Science or a Software-related Engineering major. --- Demonstrated skills and knowledge of systems--- design and software development tools and techniques. --- Knowledge of common development methodologies; design for test, rapid prototyping and more traditional development practices. --- Demonstrated experience in embedded software product design, preferably with multiple embedded software platforms and real time operating systems and toolsets, such as FreeRTOS, MQX, VxWorks, IAR. --- At least 3 years ---C--- programming on embedded platforms is a must. Experience with multiple software languages, such as C++, C#, Java, dynamic scripting languages such as Lua or python is an asset. --- Demonstrated experience within a mature/structured software development process. This includes full software development lifecycle from requirements analysis-, high- and low-level, detailed software/firmware design (i.e. documentation), implementation and developer-level testing in a group/team setting. --- Experience with network and communications protocols, such as TCP/IP, UART/RS232, RS485, I2C, SPI, BLE, is an asset. --- Demonstrated experience with version control systems and tools, such as SVN, CVS, VSS. --- Practical understanding of algorithms and programmatic efficiency/optimization, with the ability to optimize design for low power operation. --- Experience working with a debugger analyzing, testing and resolving multi-task/multi-threaded implementations. --- Strong written and oral communication skills is a must. --- Ability to work independently and responsibly under challenging conditions. --- Strong organizational skills, foresight, attention to detail, and the ability to think and work independently. --- Basic understanding of GPS technology is desirable. --- Familiar with electrical schematics and their implication for MPU and peripheral interrupt handling is an asset. About ORBCOMM Inc. ORBCOMM is a pioneer in IoT technology, empowering customers with insight to make data-driven decisions that help them optimize their operations, maximize profitability and build a more sustainable future. With 30 years of experience and the most comprehensive solution portfolio in the industry, ORBCOMM enables the management of over a million assets worldwide for a diverse customer base spanning transportation, supply chain, heavy equipment, maritime, natural resources and government. For more information about how ORBCOMM is driving the evolution of industry through the power of data, visit Interested? At ORBCOMM, we believe that our people are our strength. Our success stems from our ability to attract and retain the best people who deliver a high level of performance and skill. If you are looking for a significant career opportunity and the chance to work for an established, successful and high growth company, ORBCOMM is the ideal place for you. We are committed to employment equity. ORBCOMM would like to thank all applicants in advance and advise them that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. ORBCOMM is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Keywords: ORBCOMM, Sterling , Firmware Engineer, Engineering , Sterling, Virginia

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