Sr. Firmware Engineer at Vertiv Corporation

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Job Description:

Job Summary
Vertiv is seeking a Sr. Firmware Engineer to support our gateway and embedded application platforms. This person will provide technical expertise in the development and support of multiple Linux-based platforms. The candidate should possess broad and deep knowledge in various technologies such as networking, communications, kernel drivers, and security. A Bachelors degree in computer science or engineering with 10 years of experience as a software engineer is required. Other engineering degrees with emphasis on software will be considered.

Responsibilities :

  • Requirements analysis: Requirements gathering, use case analysis, device and application prototyping, customer/customer-liaison engagement
  • Project management: Project planning, task estimation, software metrics collection, version control
  • Full lifecycle software application development: Design, programming, debugging, peer review, unit testing, performance tuning, integration
  • Documentation: Program commentary, user guides for service and troubleshooting
  • Product testing: Unit testing, bench testing, system integration testing, and field test support
  • Leadership: Effective team member and/or lead engineer, consistent positive attitude, creativity
  • Hardware development support: Software support for hardware development and testing
  • Other tasks and activities as required by management

Requirements :

  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent with strong emphasis on software: Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering
  • 10 years of experience in a software development role
  • 5 years of experience in software development for Linux-based platforms
  • 5 years of experience using the C/C++ programming language
  • Fluency in English
  • Ideal Attributes:
    • Expertise with software programming languages, frameworks, and subsystems including but not limited to:
    • C++, C, C#, JavaScript, Python, Go, Perl, Shell
    • Linux kernel, device drivers, filesystems, networking, serial communications, real-time operating systems (RTOS), bare-metal
  • Infrastructure and application development experience using technologies and architectures such as:
    • IP networking: TCP, UDP, TLS, DNS
    • Serial communications: RS232/485
    • Protocols: ModBus, BACnet, SNMP
    • Platforms: ARM, x86, SoC
  • Familiarity with software development environments and tools:
    • Integrated platforms like Eclipse, CodeWarrior, Visual Studio
    • Source code version control: Git
    • WireShark, Docker, Jenkins, VirtualBox, VMWare, BitBake, Yocto
  • Additional, highly sought but not required
    • Embedded systems experience with control applications
    • HVAC experience

About Vertiv

Vertiv is a $4.4 billion global critical infrastructure and data center technology company. We ensure customers' vital applications run continuously by bringing together hardware, software, analytics and ongoing services. Our portfolio includes power, cooling and IT infrastructure solutions and services that extends from the cloud to the edge of the network. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, USA, Vertiv employs around 20,000 people and does business in more than 130 countries. Visit to learn more.

Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Vertiv will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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