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Senior Hardware/Firmware Engineer

Sonetics Corporation

Portland, Oregon 97224
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Full Time
1st Shift
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  • Design/Development Engineering
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Signal Processing
  • Software Engineering
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Job Details

We are seeking a talented Hardware/Firmware Engineer to support or product development team. In this role, you will provide technical expertise in all phases of hardware and firmware development to help keep our technology at the forefront of the industry. In addition, your key responsibilities include:

  1. Coordinate internal and external design of electronic functionality of Sonetics products in order to meet product specifications.
  2. Determine functional product requirements and prepare supporting design specification documents.
  3. Resolve product electronic function issues in order to reduce warranty expense and meet product quality goals.
  4. Contribute to firmware design, development, test and support to meet product requirements.
  5. Support firmware maintenance and feature enhancement for existing and new products
  6. Design and develop production tooling, testers, and manufacturing methods in order to ensure product quality standards are met.
  7. Design, develop, and test modules and applications that meet or exceed the functional requirements.
  8. Perform failure analysis on product development issues
  9. Perform design verification using a variety of verification methods, including simulation and product testing
  10. Using analysis equipment or software, demonstrate the effective analysis of functional or performance issues with the firmware and hardware


As Hardware/Firmware Engineer, you thrive in a fast-paced environment where customer needs and deadlines are in the forefront. You are technically strong, innovative and keenly focused on delivering high quality products and solutions. You are collaborative and work well cross-functionally, as well as directly with customers. In addition, your skills include:

  • Minimum 5 years engineering experience
  • BS in Electrical Engineering strongly preferred
  • Microcontroller Firmware programming
  • Knowledge of embedded firmware, real-time operating system (RTOS) programming in C, and HW/SW interactions.
  • PADS PCB/Schematics Layout
  • Microchip PIC18F+ microcontroller development (Communication Protocols I2S, I2C, RS-485, USB)
  • Strong project management skills
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Good analytical, integration, support, and debugging skills


Preferred Skills

  • Hands-on experience with analog audio functionality preferred
  • Analog Devices DSP (SigmaDSP, SHARC)
  • Wireless Communications (DECT Communications Sitel/Dialog based; Bluetooth Communications CSR based)
  • Interfacing (Audio ADC/DAC Codecs, Voice Prompts)
  • Wireless: Wireless Communications or Audio product development, DECT and/or DECT6 wireless communications devices
  • Audio: Experience with Audio Precision test equipment, Analog Devices
  • Digital: Microchip Processors
  • Development: Some Hardware development proficiency


We offer the right candidate an opportunity to join a fast-growing company that is disrupting an industry and is changing lives every day. We are entrepreneurial, innovative and agile. We value hard work and great ideas, and strive to celebrate our successes as a team. We offer a stellar benefit plan including medical coverage, 401k contribution, and employee profit sharing plan.