HarrisburgRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Harrisburg jobs

Sr Firmware Engineer

Company: Phoenix Contact USA
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are - Our Culture

When you join Phoenix Contact, you join a team of visionaries who are creating a sustainable world based on our passion for technology and innovation. Our mission is to create solutions for electrification, networking, and automation to contribute to a world in which renewable energy is available for the benefit of everybody. We create solutions for the challenges of today.

We are a team of passionate and welcoming people with vastly diverse backgrounds, who value honesty, friendliness, and trusting partnerships. We work together to promote a culture of entrepreneurial freedom that allows us to control our own destiny. We thrive in an inclusive environment where we recognize that our people are our biggest asset.


Responsible for firmware architecture/conceptualization, real-time embedded code programming, and supporting project and product management as required within a cross-functional development team.

Support and help lead the firmware team in achieving state-of-the-art and sustainable performance through the development of team capabilities and best practices in alignment with the Phoenix Contact product development processes.


  • Technical
    • Write C/C++ code for real-time embedded systems
    • Creation of architectures and designs in support of product requirements
    • Write design documentation and creation of development test strategies
    • Lead and directly participate in technology projects
    • Research applicable emerging technologies
    • Act as subject matter expert for key technologies pertinent to the group
    • Participate in standards-based technology working groups
    • Work together with both global and local engineering teams to maintain knowledge of programs and peer technologies
    • Leadership
      • Lead internal and provide input to external (3rd Party) development teams
      • Ability to take proactive action to mitigate risk and facilitate the completion of projects within time and budget constraints
      • Lead development of project estimates and FW development plans
      • Coach team on best practices and support a culture of continuous improvement
      • Ensure that corporate development standards and procedures are followed
        • BS (MS/MEE preferred) in Computer Science or related field is Required
        • Expert level knowledge / experience (5+ years) developing firmware/software for high reliability applications (Industrial, Automotive, Medical, Defense, etc.)
        • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and create innovative solutions
        • Experience with industry best practices in firmware / software development and quality assurance

          Preference for:
          • Proven experience developing applications for embedded Linux in C/C++
          • Knowledge of web and cloud technologies
          • Source level knowledge of Ethernet based and industrial communication protocols
          • 3+ years' experience leading development teams and working within cross-functional groups to successfully bring products to market

            • Must be eligible to receive US passport
            • Must be able to travel by air
            • Must be able to ride in a car for 6 hours at a time
            • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
            • Must be able to communicate in English (written & verbal)
            • Must be able to travel overseas for extended periods if required

              Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters:

              Phoenix Contact has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Phoenix Contact employees directly in an attempt to present candidates. Phoenix Contact will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Phoenix Contact, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Phoenix Contact mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Phoenix Contact employees, or to Phoenix Contact's resume database will be considered Phoenix Contact property. Phoenix Contact will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Phoenix Contact will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees. Phoenix Contact will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed Phoenix Contact contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Phoenix Contact's Director of Organization Development and Talent Acquisition or his or her designee. No other Phoenix Contact employee is authorized to bind Phoenix Contact to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to Phoenix Contact, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

              Phoenix Contact is committed to the diversity of our employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Keywords: Phoenix Contact USA, Harrisburg , Sr Firmware Engineer, Engineering , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Pennsylvania jobs by following @recnetPA on Twitter!

Harrisburg RSS job feeds