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Title:  Sr. Staff Firmware Engineer


Milpitas, US

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Renesas is a global semiconductor company providing hardware and software solutions for a range of cutting-edge technologies including self-driving cars, robots, automated factory equipment, and smart home applications. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.

Renesas is a global, multi-billion dollar, publicly-traded company headquartered in Japan, and has subsidiaries in 20 countries worldwide. Renesas is a dynamic, multi-cultural technology company where employees learn, mentor, innovate and thrive. Renesas is extending our share in fast-growing data economy-related markets such as infrastructure and data center, and strengthening our presence in the industrial/IOT and automotive segments. Our solutions drive products developed by major innovators around the world. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics.


Job Description

The Software Platform Development team is seeking a seasoned and experienced Sr. Staff FW Engineer who is an embedded development expert and is excited about working on cutting edge solutions for connected MCUs. You will be an integral part of a team developing embedded software for our next generation ARM Cortex-M based MCUs. You’ll develop with leading-edge processes and tools and interface with multiple departments and partners.  We’re looking for someone eager to learn, ready to hit the ground running, and help define what embedded means for Renesas. If you like problem-solving, building something from the ground up, and challenging the status quo, we’d like to hear from you.


What You'll Do:
Develop embedded firmware solutions based on MCU hardware features and low-level firmware algorithms
Architect and develop embedded solutions for connected IoT applications
Define, specify and develop the trusted platform technology for the next generation of leading-edge IoT embedded platforms
Utilize firmware development SDLC processes and best practices to drive high performance and high-quality code and solutions
Work with cross-disciplinary team to define and implement embedded solutions



  • 10+ years of experience with at least 7 years in embedded development
  • Expert in embedded development and ARM Cortex-M architecture
  • Expert Level RTOS/Baremetal knowledge
  • Expert level C and ARM Cortex-M assembly programming skills
  • Demonstrated capacity for capturing/documenting product requirements and creating design specifications
  • Hands-on system bring-up, testing, and debugging skills
  • Experience with industry leading tools and SDLC
  • Equally comfortable with precision and ambiguity
  • Team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Can-do attitude with unwavering sense of urgency



  • BSCS, BSCE, or BSEE required; MSCS, MSCE, or MSEE preferred


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto