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Senior Firmware Engineer

Req ID:  8265
Remote Opportunities:  Semi-Remote


KE2 Therm Solutions seeks to save energy, preserve the environment, and improve profitability for our customers by delivering energy-saving electronic solutions to the Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry. We are recognized for having high quality, technologically advanced products that are easy to use, and for providing superior technical applications support before and after the sale.


KE2 Therm Solutions is part of Distech Controls Inc. which is owned by Acuity Brands, Inc.

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces, light, and more things to come. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (ABL) and the Intelligent Spaces Group (ISG), we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make a valuable difference in people’s lives.  
We are positioned at the intersection of sustainability and technology. Our businesses develop technology that helps save our customers energy and reduce their carbon emissions. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management solutions, and location-aware applications.

Job Summary

He/she will play an active role, with and within the team, in the development of embedded controls for commercial refrigeration, defining needs until deploying quality products on time and cost, using Agile development methods (SCRUM).

Key Tasks & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

• Collaborate with Marketing and Engineering teams to deliver software development plans
• Work closely with Engineering team members to develop and deliver firmware for products
• Firmware development for microcontrollers using C programming
• Firmware development for ARM and/or SOC using Linux based C programming
• Basic web page / services development using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
• Assist with Engineering testing to develop test plan to qualify new firmware
• Provide engineering support on projects as requested
• Work with advanced source code management, work management, automated builds and automated testing tools
• Actively participate in team definition and detailed product design, daily scrums, and sprint planning and review
• Conduct the conceptual study of products and participate in the development of concepts and architectures
• Document and communicate development as the project progresses
• Work closely with the different teams during the respective development and pre-release phases (validation, certification, production testing procedures)
• Play a proactive role in improving design methods, tools, processes and standards within the software team
• Participate in product maintenance

Skills and Minimum Experience Required

· Four year Electronics engineering degree or relevant experience (5+ years)
· Strong knowledge of programming microprocessors (SOC, ARM) in embedded controls using C, and Linux based C
· Expertise with the use of Visual Studio and GIT
· Comfortable working with others to help deliver innovative solutions
· Knowledge of Golang programming language a plus
· Knowledge of basics in serial and Ethernet communications a plus
· Knowledge of web services and communication protocol development using embedded controls a plus
· Strong verbal and written communication skills, fluent in English
· Able to work in a team atmosphere and function in a collaborative development environment
· Familiarity with source code repositories, tracking and software version control

We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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