Firmware Engineer- Motion Control

Firmware Engineer- Motion Control

12 Jul 2021
South Dakota, Southjordan 00000 Southjordan USA

Firmware Engineer- Motion Control

Job Description

We are looking for a Firmware Engineer to facilitate the rapid development, prototyping, and debugging of firmware for embedded electromechanical systems, software test tools, and manufacturing support software. Additional responsibilities include code architecture definition, revision control and bug tracking. The creation and review of documentation are additional key responsibilities. Contributions to product definition and development methodology are also required.


  • Develop path planning for continuous precisemotion
  • Develop and analyzeDC andstepper motor controlsystems
  • Modeling and implementation of dynamic multi-axiskinematic systems andcontrol theory in Firmware
  • Embedded firmware code development, testing, and optimization
  • In-Depth microcontroller programming including development of bootloader code and board bring up
  • Provide tools and support for engineering prototyping efforts
  • Support firmware quality team with testing anddeployment
  • Debugging low level hardware interfaces (USB, UART, PWM, GPIO, etc.)
  • Development of internal software tools to support testing
  • Provide customer technical support as needed
  • Multi-platform code development
  • Creation and review of documentation
  • Firmware revision control with SVN, Git and GitHub


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Robotics, Mechatronics, Firmware, Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • Motion control background with an emphasis on robotics or control theory
  • Experience with mechanical actuators (motors, solenoids, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of motor technologies, feedback control systems, and motor drivers
  • At least 3+ years experience with embedded software development
  • Ability to read and interpret circuit schematic diagrams
  • Ability to design electrical control circuits a plus
  • Strong hardware and software/firmware development skills
  • Proficient in C/C
  • Ability to demonstrategoodcoding practices
  • Proficiency at solving problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment

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