Firmware Senior Principal Engineer

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Date: Mar 8, 2019

Location: Beaverton, OR, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 49556 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes, designs, programs, debugs and modifies firmware.
  • Troubleshoots code for firmware (IC embedded code) applications.
  • Work often involves analog and digital hardware and software operating systems.
  • Position requires knowledge and exposure to hardware design.
  • Typically programs in machine language, assembly language and high level languages (e.g., C, Python).
  • Requires use of oscilloscope, logic analyzer, JTAG, FPGA, and simulation. 
  • Design team leadership assignments expected

Other requirements:

  • BSEE, MSCS, or MSEE preferred - firmware to be developed requires significant analog electronics understanding
  • 10+ yrs experience developing hard-real-time preemptive RTOS based firmware for multiple processors
  • Lead engineer experience on small teams
  • Skilled with oscilloscope, logic analyzer, and JTAG use for debugging firmware
  • Authored system architecture design documentation
  • Experience programming in C, Assembly, and Python
  • Experience with one or more of:
    • Audio datapaths (DMA, synchronization, rate conversion)
    • Digital signal processing algorithms
    • Debugging firmware in Verilog simulations
    • Debugging firmware in FPGA stations
    • Designing communications system for audio distribution
    • Perforce





Skyworks is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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