Share this Job

Title:  Sr. Firmware Engineer

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country:  US
State:  NC
City:  Durham
Business Unit:  Broad-based Solution Business Unit
Office:  REA(Durham)
Job Function:  Software
Job Type:  Permanent

Renesas Electronics Americas (REA) is a dynamic, multi-cultural tech company where employees can learn, mentor and thrive. REA brings together the strong financial foundation of a multi-billion dollar global operation and the flexibility and velocity of a smaller organization. We are developing technologies for the latest advances in mobile computing, secured connected devices, autonomous driving, smart homes and factories and more. Our solutions are at the heart of products developed by the major innovators around the world. Join us and be part of what’s next in electronics.


Renesas Electronics America is seeking a seasoned and experienced Software/Firmware Engineer to join our software development team in IoT BU for design and development of firmware, including RTOS/Kernel enhancements for 32 bit MCUs.



  • Assist in architecting solutions for complex firmware functionality
  • Develop and assist in development of device drivers and thread-safe firmware
  • Prepare and document System Requirements, Detailed Design and test plans for development
  • Participate and represent team in discussions with marketing and hardware teams
  • Design, development, and debug of firmware for 32-bit MCUs
  • Enhance and support software engineering and development processes
  • Develop solutions based on firmware platform; demonstrations, example programs, reference designs, etc.
  • Develop SDKs for both internal and external use
  • Propose and review architecture and design decisions and guidelines.



  • BSCS, BSCE, or BSEE; MSCS, MSCE, or MSEE preferred
  • 5+ years of experience with at least 2 years in the embedded area
  • At least 2 years experience of working on ARM architecture
  • Expert level C programming skills
  • XML and Python expertise
  • Experience with RTOS Kernel, BSP development, middleware integration skills for embedded MCUs
  • Extensive version control experience
  • Extensive experience with software engineering processes and tools like JIRA
  • Excellent reading skills for complete understanding of technical documents such as ARM Architecture Specifications, TRMs etc.
  • Excellent understanding of “Programming Model” of complex hardware
  • Demonstrated capacity for capturing/documenting product requirements and creating design specification
  • Hands-on system bring-up, testing, and debugging skills


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

Find similar jobs: