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Sr Firmware Engineer - Solon, OH

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Solon, Ohio

Job Type: Not Specified


Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Division Overview

Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

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Position Overview

Responsible for the design, development, and manufacturing support of embedded firmware on high volume electronic and supporting products associated with Smart Infrastructure Solutions including areas such as AMI and Utility/Distribution Automation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Firmware design, coding, test and documentation for microcontroller-based products
  • Help develop functional specifications and requirements documentation for new products.
  • Contribute cost estimates and schedules for development tasks.
  • Develop unit and integration test methods to ensure system meets requirement. Create, present and publish test reports.
  • Participate in development and maintenance of structured product development processes.
  • Help establish and follow proper design processes for high reliability firmware
  • Analyze and resolve field problems. Perform root cause analysis and determine effect preventive action(s).
  • Support the work of other engineers on project teams.
  • Participate in technical reviews of the work performed by the group
  • Participate in the development of project plans including reviewing and evaluating code and other deliverables produced by the team from concept to product launch.
  • Participate in solving critical field issues.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Serve as lead developer, when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager.

Skills and Experience


  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ aggregate Engineering experience (graduate thesis work included as experience).
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in analysis, design, coding, and testing C code for embedded systems.
  • Strong understanding of hardware interfaces.
  • Advanced debugging/troubleshooting techniques including use of Logic Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Function Generators...
  • Source code control and defect tracking systems experience (GIT, etc.)
  • Static source code analysis experience.
  • Work equally well independently and at the direction of others.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.


  • C++, Python Language Development Experience
  • Experience in developing design documentation (requirements, flowcharts, data flow diagrams, state transition diagrams, etc.).
  • Experience with MSP430, ARM and/or PIC microprocessors.
  • Experience with Freescale MQX, Micrium, FreeRTOS or other RTOS(s).
  • Experience w/ Security applied to Embedded Devices
  • Experience w/ Embedded Linux, RUST
  • Experience using static source code analysis tools/methods.
  • Perform formal Root-Cause Analysis to troubleshoot and resolve top issues
  • Ability to develop support applications for test automation, utilities, etc.
  • Project estimation/tracking experience.
  • Electronic communication systems background.
  • Experience working with RF/ Wireless systems.
  • Advanced engineering degree.
  • Experience in the utility industry.


Bachelors Degree
Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

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Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.