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Job Summary:

The Embedded Firmware Engineer is responsible for leading the architecture, development, and execution of embedded firmware design within the Advanced Development team. RPDC is seeking a highly motivated individual that is a self-starter and is passionate about designing elegant yet simple solutions for advanced, complex robotic systems.

Core Job Responsibilities:

• Lead the development of firmware and embedded software for the Advanced Development team.

• Work closely with Mechanical and Software Engineers to deliver highly integrated embedded solutions involving advanced motor control

• Validates designs through the process of prototyping, coding, and testing.

• Collaborates, communicates, and participates in design discussions and project planning with cross functional team members.

• Integrate, test, and debug firmware designs on the hardware platform.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

• M.S/PhD. in Electrical/Computer Engineering or related technical field.

• 3-5 years of prior experience as an individual contributor in a relevant engineering role.

• Excellent C/C++ programming and debugging skills on embedded systems.

• Experience with ARM based microprocessors and various communication protocols such as UART, I2C, SPI, USB, Ethernet/TCP-IP, etc.

• Familiarity interfacing a variety of sensors and reading datasheets.

• Experience with board bring up and system level debugging.

• Experience with debugging equipment such as oscilloscopes, meters, logic analyzers, etc.

• Understanding of various aspects of sensors like lidars, cameras, and IMU

• Superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

• Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Must be highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously and effectively prioritize projects and tasks.

• Experience working in large code bases of mixed Python and C++ and Python extensions

• Ability to produce computationally efficient software that can meet real-time requirements

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

• Experience in Electro-mechanical Device Design Control for IEC 60601.

• Experience with FPGA SoC control and design.

• Experience with scripting languages such as with Python.

• Experience with Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS).

• Experience with continuous integration, deployment, and release management tools

• Proven system integration and software architecture skills

• Good working knowledge of robotics and surrounding systems

• Ability to work with low-level embedded hardware and high-level hardware system

• Experience with GUI development for engineering test applications.

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Research Products Development Company (RPDC)
Job Location:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
Electrical/Computer Engineering or related technical field.
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years
Work Permit:
Saudi Arabia
Apply Before:
Jul 31, 2019
Posting Date:
Jul 16, 2019
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The Saudi Technology Development and Investment Company (TAQNIA) was established in June 2011 by Royal Decree to localize technology in Saudi Arabia and commercialize outputs of R&D centers. TAQNIA invests in technology that contributes towards Saudi Arabia's economic diversification. TAQNIA is ...Read More