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Senior Staff Embedded Firmware Engineer

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Vishay Siliconix is a leader in the development of power semiconductor products which improve efficiency in electronic systems for consumer, industrial, automotive, medical, and military applications.

We are current looking for a Senior Staff Embedded Firmware Engineer to join our team in Cork, Ireland, that is involved in development of integrated circuits at the heart of modern power systems.

In this position, the successful candidate will work with an experienced team and be exposed to the entire product lifecycle from definition and requirements through IC design to silicon support.

This is a varied role with the opportunity to create real impact within the organization and build a promising career.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Active participation in product / technology roadmap planning and implementation
  • Architecture of embedded hardware platforms
  • ISA selection and u-controller / processor selection
  • Platform memory architecture definition and data management
  • Development of device abstractions / data models
  • Architecture and definition of HW/SW interface
  • Specification and definition of embedded device sub-systems
  • Embedded platform workload modelling
  • Hardware and GUI application interfacing
  • Firmware toolchain selection & setup
  • Firmware definition, coding and test
  • Leadership of design reviews for assigned areas of responsibility
  • FPGA-based hardware emulation for development, evaluation and test.
  • Design-For-Testability (DFT) including firmware based built-in-self-test (BIST)
  • Maintenance of engineering documents in accordance with quality processes
  • Structured tracking and implementation of design improvements
  • Support for test-engineering, product engineering and operations as well as participation in ATE data reviews, limit reviews and device yield analysis

 

Experience:

Successful candidates will have most of the following:

  • 7+ years of embedded firmware development experience, ideally in ASIC/SOC environments.
  • PhD, post-graduate or degree qualification in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or similar.
  • Exposure to development processes with stringent quality requirements
  • Experience and knowledge of power conversion.
  • Hands-on experience with lab equipment, PCBs, FPGA hardware etc.
  • Digital Signal Processor and/or computational software development experience.
  • Self-motivated, individual contributor with strong problem solving skills.
  • Experience of working in wide-ranging roles and flexible environments.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • The ability to work with cross-functional teams. 

 

Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally.

With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally.

Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.