Embedded Design Engineer

Embedded Design Engineer

FLSA status: Exempt
Location: Horicon, Wisconsin

Embedded Design Engineer is a full-time role (remote work will be considered once
proficient knowledge is acquired).

The Embedded Design Engineer is responsible for developing, integrating, and
supporting hardware and embedded firmware for new product development and
sustaining engineering projects. Work with Customers, Sales, Applications and
Engineering personnel to clarify project specifications and requirements. Ability to work at a company focused on providing unique and practical solutions to customers’ electronic control requirements.


0-3 years; this is an entry level position

Qualifications – ‘You Should Have…’:

  • Must hold a degree in BSEE, Computer Science, or similar
  • Must have a proficient knowledge of common electronic circuits
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally in person or by
    other electronic means
  • Must possess strong time management skills
  • Must be committed to continual growth and improvement
  • Must be self-driven
  • Preferred: a knowledge of common manufacturing processes, as related to
    component insertion (placement) on printed circuit boards (PCBs),
    electronic assemblies and subassemblies and electro-mechanical assemblies
    and subassemblies

Responsibilities – ‘You Will Be Doing…’:

  • General and specialized circuit and system design
  • Analysis of general and specialized components, circuits, signals, and
  • Circuit simulation using SPICE modeling
  • Schematic capture and PCB layout using Altium Designer
  • Hardware and system development and integration
  • Hardware troubleshooting and analysis using common electronic test
    equipment such as digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, and function
  • Embedded firmware development, primarily in embedded C/C++
    programming languages
  • Embedded firmware debugging and analysis using ICE, JTAG debuggers, and
    data monitors
  • Calculate voltage, current and power requirements for components,
    circuits, and systems
  • Use both basic and complex math to solve problems
  • Work closely with other engineering disciplines (mechanical, manufacturing,
    documentation, software) for the purpose of new and sustaining product
    development, troubleshooting, and manufacturing
  • Work closely with engineers to select components, parts, and materials
  • Participate in frequent group discussions related to technology and product
  • Participate in both peer and management-led design reviews
  • Present design strategies and proposals to peers and management in both
    group and private settings
  • Stay current on market related news, product use cases, and usage criteria
    as it pertains to new product development
  • Stay current on the latest technical innovations as related to the electrical
    engineering discipline
  • Perform advanced research, explore & prove out new technologies in the
    market, microprocessors & microcontrollers, and processes for inclusion in
    future projects
  • Support pre-compliance testing for EMI/EMC compliance and certification of
    product at external certified labs
  • Interface with diagnostics and communication systems (CAN/LIN) and
    Software tools (Kvaser/PCAN/CANalyzer)

Interpersonal – ‘Other Skills You Need…’

  • Collaborative/Cooperative – Works well with other individuals across all
    functions to achieve common goals. Demonstrates support for others.
    Communicates well with others. Keeps supervisor informed of the status of
    all work tasks, issues and problems.
  • Adaptable – Capable of adapting to others and to new situations; flexible;
    can handle multiple tasks. Can work independently and set priorities and

Motivation – ‘Do You Have What It Takes…’

  • Desire a Challenge – Welcomes challenges, enjoys solving complex
    problems, and regards obstacles as opportunities. Desires to learn
  • Committed/Hard-working – Commits to doing whatever it takes to complete
    tasks and achieve stated goals. Takes charge in getting the information and
    resources to do the job. Is pro-active.
  • Customer-oriented – Attentive and responsive to customer requests and
    concerns. Has a customer advocate mentality.
  • Quality Commitment – Has a consistent attitude and respect for high quality
  • Goal-oriented – Set and achieve sales goals and quotas.

Full-Time Benefits Include:

  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Remote work options (after proficient knowledge has been acquired)
  • Flex Time
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Short term and Long-term disability, and life
  • Extensive Wellness Program with health insurance premium discounts and
    health club reimbursement available
  • Continuing Education Assistance
  • Various paid leave programs, including Parental leave
  • Business Casual workplace

Embedded Design Engineer