Embedded systems developer

Company name: Thorens Solutions – Headhunters
  • Activity area : Manufacturer

  • Salary : Salary from $90,000 to $105,000;

  • Job type : Permanent - Full time

  • City : Montreal

Company description

Our client is a fast-growing company offering a unique and innovative wireless transceiver technology that achieves superior energy efficiency.

Job description

As an Embedded Systems Developer, you will be developing and maintaining firmware covering a variety of embedded system applications, including network protocols, core libraries and application development. You will implement and test firmware to form optimal wireless communication networks using ultra-low power wireless transceivers developed by our customer. The developer will be responsible for developing effective firmware to support these applications, as well as a graphical user interface for each system that allows users to control the flow of information in the wireless system.

Tasks and Responsibilities

- Implement, test and document embedded and application software.

- Develop algorithms for communication system protocol layers and networks.

- Provide architectural and detailed designs to meet system requirements.

- Plan and evaluate architectural design and review system performance.

- Maintain system software components, including device drivers, RTOS and applications. - Participate in team testing processes by developing protocols for unit testing, integration/regression testing and system-level testing.

- Research and evaluate new technology applications and conduct feasibility and risk reduction studies.


- Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent.

- Over 5 years' experience developing embedded applications in C and C++.

- Over 5 years' experience in low-level C programming on microcontrollers / microprocessors, with advanced knowledge of MCU/CPU architectures and ecosystems.

- In-depth knowledge of the dependencies between system components and protocol layers, as well as their interactions.

- Experience in specifying system-level use cases and integrating them into MAC protocol/network architecture and requirements.

- Ability to work effectively with Linux and Windows.

- Experience of Visual Studio Code and Eclipse IDE.

- Experience of scripting languages such as Python and MATLAB.

- Experience of developing Board Support Packages, boot loaders and component drivers. - Experience of virtualization and container technologies (VMware, KVM, Docker).

- Experience of Git version control systems.

- Experience of software development platforms such as Gitlab and Github.

- Understanding of communication protocols, including I2C, SPI, UART and USB.

- Experience of hands-on development and debugging on embedded targets using in-circuit debuggers and electronic test equipment (oscilloscope, multimeter, logic analyzer, etc.). - Experience of modern software development processes (peer review, unit testing, etc.).

Work conditions

- Full-time, permanent position;

- Salary from $90,000 to $105,000;

- Group insurance from day one.

- Hybrid work and flexible schedules to reconcile professional and personal life.

- In addition to vacation, sick leave and statutory holidays, the client offers additional days off.

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