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Sr. Firmware Engineer - St. Louis, MO

St. Louis, Missouri
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Hubbell Incorporated
Manufacturing & operations
10,001+ employees
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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. 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.

Brand Overview

At Aclara Technologies LLC, a division of Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS), we help utilities manage change, seek new approaches, and harness data and new technologies to supply more efficient and reliable services to their customers. As an end-to-end, smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) partner we couple innovative technology with data-driven solutions to predict, plan and respond to system conditions across electric, gas or water distribution networks.

Position Overview

The Sr. Firmware Engineer provides technical excellence in developing firmware associated with high volume electronic products within the AMI industry. Contribute to the development of documentation and firmware deliverables from concept to production launch. Participate in product deployment and provide support in resolving customer technical support issues. Function as technical expert when required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop firmware requirements, design, architecture and code for new products.
  • Develop unit and integration test methods to ensure system meets requirements.
  • Ensure designs exceed requirements of governing agencies (e.g., FCC, FM, U/L, ANSI, etc.). Participate in verification testing required to allow listing with these agencies, where applicable.
  • Participate in development and maintenance of structured firmware processes.
  • Help establish and follow proper firmware design processes for high reliability firmware.
  • Analyze and resolve field problems by performing root cause analysis to determine effective preventive action.
  • Support the work of other engineers on project teams.
  • Contributor in technical and peer reviews of colleagues’ deliverables

Education, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in analysis, design, coding, and testing C code for embedded systems.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience developing code in Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS)
  • Experience developing multi-threaded applications with semaphores, mutexs, watchdog timers, etc.
  • Strong understanding of hardware interfaces and I/O (SPI, UART, A/D D/A, I2C, etc.).
  • Advanced debugging/troubleshooting techniques.
  • Working knowledge of source code control and defect tracking systems.
  • Well versed in static source code analysis tools/methods.
  • Competent user of Visio or other flowcharting tools.
  • Work equally well independently and at the direction of others.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ensure designs exceed requirements of governing agencies (e.g., FCC, FM, U/L, ANSI, etc.)
  • Perform root cause analysis and determine effect preventive action(s).
  • Ability to function in collaborative environment


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.