• Embedded Systems/Firmware Engineer

    Job Location US-MA
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/30/2018 4:57 PM)
  • Overview


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    Located in the U.S. and a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, Hydroid is the world’s most trusted manufacturer of advanced Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Our marine robotics systems provide innovative and reliable full-picture solutions for the marine research, defense, hydrographic and offshore/energy markets. Our products represent the most advanced, diversified and field-proven family of AUVs and AUV support systems in the world.


    Hydroid employees are passionate about their work and strive to produce top-quality products and service. All products are designed and manufactured at the Hydroid facilities in Pocasset, MA.


    The successful candidate will support new and existing designs in development and manufacturing efforts. Ability to multitask and work in a collaborative team environment are essential. The desired candidate must have experience developing hardware, firmware and support product through the entire life cycle.

    • Designs and implements software for embedded processors, DSPs, FPGAs, Microchip PIC Controllers, and Motorola HC11.
    • Experience with RTOS and traditional state machine architectures
    • Experience with inter-board communication using serial, I2C, SPI or similar methods.
    • Experience in requirements analysis, software design, integration, testing, maintenance and problem diagnosis/resolution
    • Design, document and maintain circuit card assemblies for Firmware CCAs, maintain BOMS test procedures and process sheets
    • Ability to troubleshoot, analyze and lead root cause failure analyses
    • Design unit and system integration testing plans
    • Analyze test data and reports for functional and performance specifications.
    • Monitor progress of projects, confer with project engineers, and review reports to see that development is progressing according to schedule within <img style="float: right;" src="https://hydroid.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=4464&hashed=-2014595103" alt="Hydroid-Cutrona-0483" width="337" height="225" />budgetary guidelines.
    • Responsible for maintaining rigorous documentation of the design process and for developing product specifications, test specifications, and test procedures for the products to conform to the design control process by internal Company QA procedures.
    • Assist with the development and execution of product life-cycle management plan
    • Responsible for the development and implementation of software for industry specific applications and systems.
    • Prepares and creates instructional technical manuscripts for firmware operations
    • Supports sales/marketing and engineering functions with labor, material and cost estimates.
    • LabVIEW experience is a plus
    • 10% business travel as required.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • BS in CS, CE, EE from four-year college or university or equivalent. MS preferred
    • At least 10 years’ experience developing firmware for microcontrollers and DSP board level designs
    • Excellent communication skills
    • US Gov’t Clearance required
    • The ideal candidate is an individual that can work in a fast paced environment; with a high attention to detail, excellent problem solving skills, ability to multi-task and enthusiastic attitude.


    A condition of this position will require the successful Applicant to pass a government security investigation and must subsequently receive authorization to access US Department of Defense Controlled Unclassified Information (“CUI”) and potentially classified information. We offer a very competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including 75% company paid medical and dental insurance. The company also offers paid Life, STD, LTD, tuition reimbursement and 401K with company match, and more.

    Hydroid is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/AA/M/F/V/D Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and need assistance with the application process as a result of your disability please call 1-508-563-6565 or mail your request to 1 Henry Drive, Pocasset, MA 02559, Attn: Employment Application Assistance.

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