Job Title: Embedded Firmware Engineer
Date Posted: 06-24-2008
Job Location: Delaware-Delaware
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:Above 90K
Company Name: Aavalar Consulting
Contact Information: Sean   Handforth (
Job Description:
Our client is in the business of developing highly sophisticated and complex industrial and
laboratory equipment and electronics.  Aavalar has been contracted to provide a senior level
Embedded Software/Firmware Developer for a full time, permanent position, ASAP.  A job
description follows:


Position Title: Embedded Software Developer


Work Location: Wilmington DE area


Work environment : Combination of office and lab in a nice suburban office building.  Easy
parking and easy access from major highways.


Who does this position will report to?: Manager of Software Engineering


Why is this position open?: Company is expanding.. New hire


Size of department: TBD


Projects involved with: Ongoing new systems development



> Design embedded firmware, and provide technical leadership for other engineers

> Write / implement new embedded firmware / software for microprocessor based systems

> Maintain and create new releases for software and firmware on existing systems

> Help to develop test procedures for various levels of components within the system.

> Participate in testing and bug fixes.


Role with the group: Developer - Individual Contributor - no management


Required Skills:

>Extensive experience developing Firmware / Embedded Software for real-time operating systems

> Experience with QNX or Windows CE (Green Hills, PSOS, VRTX, VxWorks, etc. would also be

> Experience developing interrupt driven code, device drivers, and low level code in general

> Extensive C and C++ programming experience.

> Ability to work with complex scientific concepts, equations, etc.

> Network protocol experience such as TCP/IP.

> Experience with industrial electronic and mechanical systems.


Desired Skills:

> Digital Signal Processing (DSP) is a highly desirable experience/ skill.


Selling point of the job:

> If you are a software / firmware engineer who enjoys working in a scientific environment,
you will be like a kid in a candy store.  There are many really interesting projects to get
involved with.

> Awesome benefits program including tuition reimbursment, 401K, short and long term
disability insurance, etc.


Work Hours and Schedule:  Fairly normal business hours with some flex.


Dress Code: Biz Casual


How is compensation structured?

>Base Salary: Up to mid 90K range ($94K+)

>Stock options:  Stock purchase plan


What other benefits are there?

>Major Medical Insurance : Provided including prescription coverage (call to discuss

>Dental/Vision Insurance: Yes

>Long Term Disability Insurance: Yes and short term

>Life Insurance: Yes

>Pension/ 401K: Yes


Who is involved in the interview process? TBD


Target Start Date: ASAP
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