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  • Posted: May 28, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • We live in an increasingly volatile, uncertain and chaotic world characterised by ambiguity and constant change. It was with this future in mind that IDS started on a journey some 30 years ago with the promise to deliver peace of mind and protection for you, your assets and for all that you value most. The IDS legacy is built on offering our customers, pa...
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    Firmware and Hardware Development Engineer

    About the job
    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Deliver firmware and hardware projects on time, in budget, with the desired functionality, at the defined quality level in a sustainable way.
    • New product firmware design, implementation and testing.
    • Analyze and design of hardware and firmware, while collaborating with other team members.
    • Meet best practice criteria in the evaluation and testing of hardware and firmware.
    • Formal test plan, testing test results.
    • Complete work orders and assistance requests in appropriate timescales.
    • Maintain and enhance firmware without introducing new defects.
    • Enhance firmware and systems to support and move to new technologies.
    • Error investigation and reporting.
    • Corrective action design and implementation.
    • Share knowledge with development and support teams.
    • Document systems, including enhancements to facilitate knowledge sharing.
    • When relevant, mentor and coach Junior Developers.
    • Ensure that the best practice development processes and standards are followed.
    • Effective use of development toolset.
    • Follow department development standards.
    • Preparing any required documentation needed.

    Experience & Qualifications:

    • Experience, qualifications and competency requirements:
    • Minimum BSc/BEng Computer or Electronic Engineering degree.
    • 5 years of relevant work experience.
    • Significant and demonstrable experience in:
    • Designing embedded system software, including using RTOS like FreeRTOS, ucLinux, Micrium uC/OS-II.
    • C programming and the reliable implementation of firmware for standalone and remote device operations
    • Microcontrollers and its architectures (Atmel AVR, TI MSP430, Microchip PIC, STM32 ARM, Nordic nRF).
    • GSM/GPRS/SMS modems and communication GSM & LTE networks interfaces
    • Communication protocols (TCP/IP stacks, IP, SPI, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB, MQTT, UART, RS485, AWS communications)
    • Testing of embedded firmware-based products

    Advantageous Skills:

    • RF-based development experience beneficial (443MHz / 868MHz / Lora/Sigfox )
    • Experience in SQL Server
    • Experience in application development experience using Java, C++ and/or C#

    Please send CV’s to [email protected] by 1 June 2021

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to IDS on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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