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Sr Embedded Firmware Engineer

Req ID:  3645



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

Olympus is a leading company in the field of Non-Destructive-Testing. We are hiring a talented Embedded Firmware professional to join our team. we have significant and fabulous challenges that will propel your capabilities and your career: Connected Handheld and Benchtop measurement Instrumentation using state-of-the-art technologies and tools with ubiquity and interoperability in mind to quench your thirst for Embedded Firmware development. If you would like to be part of a winning team, Olympus is a great place to grow your career.

Job Duties

*  Perform Software/Firmware development for new NPI (New Product Introduction) projects and associated hardware/firmware integration, testing and debugging. NPI projects will utilize ~ 80% of workload; the remaining work effort will be applied in software support of related products.


*  Collaborate with other departments including Hardware, Production, Project Management and Product Management to provide quick and robust solutions. Teamwork in a dynamic team of Firmware/Software, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers to improve existing and creating new NDT products.

Job Requirements




*  Bachelor’s degree in engineering required (EE/CE preferred)


*  5+ years of development experience with C/C++ in an Embedded Firmware/Software environment.


*  Working knowledge of digital hardware required.


*  Strong knowledge of embedded development tools e.g., IDE’s, GIT, debuggers, oscilloscopes, and logic analyzers required.


*  OS/micro-OS and multi-threaded application development required.


*  Able to work well individually and as a member of a team.




*  Firmware/Software development for analytical measurement instrumentation and hand-held electronic devices or gaming, a plus.


*  Development experience with Embedded Linux driver development, a plus.


*  Working experience with Freescale i.MX or Xilinx Ultrascale+, a plus.


We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, Olympus is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. Olympus’ Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. 



It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Waltham || 

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

Job Segment: Embedded, Informatics, Engineer, Electrical, Firmware, Technology, Engineering

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