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When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $18 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Position Summary
We are currently searching for a talented Senior Firmware Engineer to analyze and design firmware for embedded controller based products for our team.


  • Analyzes and designs firmware and control algorithms for embedded controller based products
  • Works with staff to develop most effective algorithms for control of products: Understanding of controls required
  • Demonstrates the ability to take designs through all stages of development, release, and long life product support.
  • Ability to understand and modify legacy code
  • Proficiency in Vue and Angular JS 1.0 / Bootstrap
  • The candidate will have the ability to execute research and development plans, and to evaluate the performance of new technologies.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • B.S. or M.S. in electrical engineering (strongly preferred) or computer science and a minimum of 5 years work experience
  • Thorough understanding of basic control theory and PID loop design and tuning
  • Must be fluent in C and C++
  • Fluent in MatLab and/or Mathematica
  • Embedded Linux and YOCTO build environment experience a plus
  • Experience with or willingness to learn LabView®
  • Experience with communications protocols: USB, serial, Ethernet, Bus Protocols (e.g. ModBus, others),
  • Experience with multi-layer/high-density PCB design, FPGA's, VHDL or Verilog.
  • Good understanding of analog Operational Amplifiers
  • Ability to read a basic electrical schematic
  • Proficient with the use of Oscilloscopes, VOM, serial protocol analyzers, etc.
  • Proficient with use of embedded software development tools, such as emulators and build tools
  • Basic circuit design and prototyping experience
  • Proficiency in hand rework and soldering
  • Ability to work with tightly knitted cross functional engineering team
  • Ability to self-manage and succeed at an individual level as well as work cooperatively in a team environment

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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