Embedded Software - Protocol Knowledge

for Column Engineering in Lombard, IL

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Skills:
Zigbee, DECT, Wi-Fi, VxWorks, Interface Devices 
Location:
Lombard, IL
Area Code:
630 
Travel Req:
none 
Telecommute:
no 
Pay Rate:
DOE 
Tax Term:
CON_CORP CON_IND CON_W2 CON_HIRE_CORP CON_HIRE_IND CON_HIRE_W2 
Length:
6 months + 
Posted:
4-11-2014 
Position ID:
LGP-1794 
Dice ID:
RTL191723 

Our customer, situated in the North Chicago Suburbs, is seeking a contractembedded control software engineer to join theitProduct Development Division.  This 6 months plus assignemnt could become a permanent position.

As an embedded software engineer, you would work in cross-functional project teams performing design and development tasks on software embedded in hardware devices for professional audio products. Specific emphasis would be placed on experience with Zigbee and Wi-Fi protocols.

Representative Duties:

  • Analyze and integrate industry-standard digital wireless communications protocols (e.g. Zigbee, Wi-Fi) for potential use in pro-audio applications.
  • Analyzes, architects, design, program, debugs and modify software for 8/16/32-bit MCU/MPUs and associated components (ADCs, DACs, PWMs, UARTs, LCDs, timers, network interfaces) in a PC environment, possibly for an embedded RTOS.
  • Integrate real-time operating systems (VxWorks) into embedded firmware applications
  • Integrate and test proprietary and non-proprietary networking communication protocols into platform independent object oriented embedded firmware, including common physical, datalink, network and transport layer protocol standards such as 802.3 (Ethernet), USB, TCP/UDP, IP.
  • Work as part of a cross-functional development team to design and implement cutting edge audio products and technologies.

Requirements:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Computer Electrical Engineering.   MS degree preferred.
  • Minimum 8 years of embedded firmware development experience using C++ with a demonstrated understanding of object oriented design, analysis and programming
  • Proven experience with the implementation of wireless protocol stacks such as Zigbee, DECT, Wi-Fi, etc.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience using communication interfaces (SPI, I2C, RS-232, USB, Ethernet, etc.) and higher level networking protocols such as IP, TCP/UDP, DHCP, ICMP, ARP, etc
  • Exercises judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions for difficult assignments and of diverse scope.
  • Ability to travel internationally

Please send your resume if you are interested

Thanks

Column Engineering
Fax: (630) 271-1541