Senior Firmware Design Engineer

Senior Firmware Design Engineer - Dublin

Our client has an exciting career opportunity for a Senior Firmware Design Engineer to work within the R&D department. You will work on a diverse range of innovative security and access control products including IoT devices, wireless products, and embedded devices. They provide a challenging and exciting work environment with scope for personal development and ongoing training.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working in an Agile development environment,
  • Participate in the design, implementation, testing, and optimisation of features on all embedded products in the portfolio,
  • Review and refactor code, fix issues, and collaborate with product and application engineering teams to help improve the complete system,
  • Create and maintain technical documentation for developed software modules and features,
  • Firmware development for product manufacturing test (e.g. test fixtures, PC level test, test procedures, etc.) in order to ensure optimal cost and quality of products supplied by EMS manufacturers,
  • Approvals and Compliance – Ensuring firmware modules are designed to comply with relevant standards,
  • Stay up to date on new technologies and trends.

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Electronic Engineering or related discipline,
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience in firmware development,
  • RTOS experience, Experience with JTAG debugging,
  • SCRUM methodology,
  • Strong understanding of the Continuous Integration pipeline model and the importance of automation in this,
  • Experience working with automation tools: SVN, Jenkins, Azure DevOps, and Git,
  • High-speed data communication and experience with communication protocols, TCP/IP, RS232, RS485.


  • Expert skills in “C” and “C++” firmware development,
  • Expert skills in development for Linux, 
  • Expert skills in Buildroot and Yocto,
  • Clear and concise documentation skills,
  • Good problem-solving skills and attention to detail,
  • Effective communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills,
  • A strong team player,
  • Very good command of the English language both written and verbal,
  • Comfortable working with a team in an Agile environment (Scrum).

Work Requirements:

  • Some travel and fieldwork potentially including international travel.

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