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Senior Firmware Engineer

Engineering/IT/Security/Software Development
190000KE Requisition #

Senior Firmware Engineer                                                 REQ# 190000KE

Position Overview

The Senior Firmware Engineer will be a member of the product development team and will perform the responsibilities outlined below and other duties as assigned. Join a talented and dynamic team of engineers developing systems used to print and personalize credit cards, passports, driver’s licenses, national IDs and more. Work on cross-functional teams creating products that matter.


  • Real-time embedded system software design for control systems in complex machines.
  • Development of requirements, design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation of embedded software components or applications.
  • Developing firmware for digital, analog, RF, power, and motion control systems.
  • Participation in design and code reviews, hardware/software integration and development test.
  • Understand and perform design trade-offs in a collaborative team environment.
  • Provide schedule input and communicate status to various levels of management, peers and team members.
  • Develop or contribute to development and maintenance of policies, practices and standards.
  • Continuously improve work processes to enable team efficiencies.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent technical degree
  • 5+ years’ experience with embedded software, hardware and/or firmware in a product development environment.
  • Experience with C++ and/or C in an embedded development environment.
  • Experience with embedded Linux, VxWorks or other embedded real time operating system
  • Experience with unit and integration test methodologies.
·         Must be able to lawfully work within the US and have unrestricted work authorization for US
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science.
  • Experience with motor control.
  • Experience with RFID technology.
  • Experience with laser control.
  • Experience with smartcard technology.
  • Experience with color printing technology.
  • Experience with networking protocols
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • Shows strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Displays a high level of initiative and ability to deliver results on technical projects.
  • Exhibits good engineering judgment and decision making.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to prepare written specifications.
About Entrust Datacard
Our growing company relies on curious, dedicated and innovative colleagues to anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure world. Entrust Datacard technologies and expertise help government agencies, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 150 countries serve and safeguard citizens, employees and consumers. Each year, our solutions secure billions of transactions — and every day, our technologies issue and manage more than 10 million secure identities. How do we do all of this? Together.
Join us. Together we’ll create solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure life.
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Entrust Datacard Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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