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Software/Firmware Engineer
Ref No.: 18-37450
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 05/31/2018
 What we found was that the candidates mention C++ even though they don't have hands on experience in the projects they were part of.
Can you ask them to mention the C++ technology under skill set and under the project if and only if they have worked on C++?
 
Main things to look for
1 Hands on experience on C++ in a project.
2. In depth knowledge about OOPs concepts.
3. Storage domain is an added advantage.
4. Linux environment is an added advantage.
 
Position type  Full time
Salary range: ~USD 70k  (pls. share the range in which you are seeing profiles)
Job Description (provided by client)
Job Description: Experienced Software/Firmware Engineer responsible for designing, developing and supporting embedded firmware for server storage applications. In this role, you will be working within a team of other software/firmware engineers delivering industry-leading storage products for the Enterprise and Data Center environments. You will work closely with hardware, ASIC, storage management, other firmware, OS driver and test teams to help deliver complete solutions.
• Design, develop and unit test high quality firmware within an agile development framework

• Develop features for new generations of products as well as supporting current ones
• Interface with other teams to build an integrated solution
• Deliver firmware that meets all customer requirements and aligns with customer solution framework
• Interface with program management; provide high quality status updates and meet commitments
Qualifications: Required
• 5+ years of C and C++ programming experience
• 3+ years of embedded firmware development experience
• Excellent communication skills
• BS or MS or equivalent degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics or Computer Science

 
Plus
• Experience developing storage products
• Experience with software/firmware development on embedded Linux or ThreadX
• Proficient with scripting languages (Perl, Python or similar)
• Experience with protocols and interfaces such as SAS, SCSI, PCIe, RAID, I2C, etc.
• Ability to debug complex system-level problems
• Strong interpersonal skills and experience as part of a collaborative development team
• Strong problem solving, hands-on debugging, lab skills and use of test equipment 
• Highly motivated and can achieve goals with minimal supervision
• Experience with the agile software development process
• Experience using source level debuggers such as gdb, GHS etc.
• Familiar with typical Source Code Management (SCM) systems such as svn, git etc.