In this role you will be creating firmware for SEL's flagship revenue and power quality meter. You will have the ability to work with multi-functional teams, and create innovative solutions that enhance? the world's critical power infrastructure.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Lead the specification, design, implementation, and test of firmware/software systems.
2. Understand hardware and
firmware interactions, and collaborate with Hardware Engineers.
3. Lead the development of
requirements, designs, tests, firmware and documentation.
4. Mentor Engineers, Associate Engineers, and Technicians.
5. Serve as a technical contact for internal customers.
6. Model, teach, and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operations, and World Class Manufacturing Principles.
7. Understand. Create. Simplify.
8. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent
Typically 6+ years experience in one or more of the following areas:
-- Embedded systems firmware development
-- real-time firmware design
C, C++ and assembly
-- object oriented design
-- object oriented languages (C++, C
-- Embedded Linux systems development
Scripting languages
Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills
Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities
Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
Background check results satisfactory to SEL
Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications

Project management

Modern communications protocols
Digital communications and signal processing
3-phase electric power systems
Industrial controls
Digital and analog circuitry

Physical Requirements


Position Location

This position is located in Boise, ID, capital of the gem state, and on the Boise River in the southwestern part of the state. You will enjoy local restaurants in a vibrant downtown full of small businesses, easy access to mountain foothills and 190 miles of trails. The city is also home to great schools and universities including Boise State University. Boise has been ranked as one of America's fastest growing cities, making it a great place to live and work.

An Award Winning Company

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

Communication with Applicants

SEL sends an initial e-mail response to all applicants at time of rsum or CV submittal. If you do not receive this communication, please check your SPAM filter and make sure your system is not blocking e-mails from SEL. It is important that you ensure your receipt of this e-mail as SEL may communicate future position updates via e-mail.

SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled.

SEL invents, designs, and builds digital products and systems that protect power grids around the world. This technology prevents blackouts and enables customers to improve power system reliability and safety at a reduced cost. A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, SEL has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and now serves customers worldwide. Our mission is simple: to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical.


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Lead Firmware Engineer

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