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Jacobs Embedded Firmware Developer in Severn, Maryland

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

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Your Impact:

  • Perform C/C++ embedded firmware development.

  • Make use of C and C++11 language constructs and patterns.

  • Use requirements to analyze, design, and implement functional needs.

  • Write unit tests using Google test framework.

  • Write bash and python scripts.

  • Interface with FPGA devices and Windows GUI or web server.

  • Coordinate with hardware engineers to develop requirements and test engineers to build and configure tests. Work in a Scrum environment using Atlassian tools, and participate in daily standups, weekly sprint planning, and PR code reviews.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required :

  • Active Secret level security clearance.

  • Five years embedded firmware development.

  • Five years C/C++ development.

  • Five years’ experience with low level device drivers such as UART, I2C, SPI, CAN, ADC, DAC, etc.

  • Past development of engineering applications that make use of physical principles and mathematical methods.

  • Experience with board support packages.

  • Experience with RTOS such as Keil RTX.

  • Ability to read schematics.

Preferred :

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Physics, Math, Electrical or Computer Engineering, or Computer Science. Experience with FPGA.

  • Experience with Windows GUI.

  • Understanding of RF concepts.

  • Willingness to quickly learn new technologies and aspects of the job.

  • Self-starter who takes initiative and solves problems on own.

  • Communicates well in personal interactions and in writing.


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