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Firmware Engineer

Moncton, New Brunswick
Looking for your next opportunity?! Our Client is currently looking for a Firmware Engineer to join their team in Moncton! If you are looking for a new challenge, professional growth and fulfil the following qualifications, this is a role for you!

  • Design, implement, unit test and support Windows and/or Linux device drivers for a variety of legacy and cutting-edge technologies
  • Design, implement, unit test and support low-level firmware for a variety of embedded products; ie) Microcontrollers
  • Modify key kernel subsystems to facilitate novel hardware capabilities
  • Collaborate with the hardware engineering team on new embedded product designs
  • Install, boot and test Windows and Linux on new hardware
  • Support customers’ field issues as required
  • Participate in all aspects of the product design life cycle including system architecture, design, development, and verification
  • Document design and results
  • Work individually and with a team to complete tasks
  • 8+ years of relevant professional experience
  • Expert in C, and C++ programming languages
  • Degree or Diploma in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Windows Kernel and/or Driver programming experience
  • Linux Kernel Driver programming experience
  • Experience with real-time and multithreaded applications
  • In-depth understanding of drivers, interrupt handling routines, and kernel subsystems
  • Low-level firmware programming experience targeting various microcontroller architectures (ARM, 8051, other)
  • Ability to clearly capture complex technical concepts in writing for both technical and general audiences
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong debugging skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; proficiency in English
  • Experience with Verilog and/or VHDL programming languages targeting programmable devices (FPGAs, CPLDs)
  • Working knowledge of applied cryptography
  • Experience applying principles of cyber security to operational technology and embedded systems (ex. Use of tools like WhiteSource or similar)
  • Designing software systems running on multiple platform types
  • Software systems testing methodology, including writing and execution of test plans, debugging, test scripts and tools
  • Ability to effectively communicate product architectures, design proposals and negotiate options at management levels
DURATION: Permanent

NewFound Recruiting is a Canadian professional services company, headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario and is one of Canada’s leaders in Professional Staffing and Recruiting. Currently, NewFound Recruiting is servicing clients across Canada, having established relationships in Ontario (Toronto and Ottawa), Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec, and Newfoundland. By applying innovative techniques, we match the right candidate with the right position. Our 20 years of industry experience gives you the assurance that we will provide the right answers to your difficult questions.

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