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What you’ll be doing...

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You will be a core contributor to the Hum Firmware Team located in Alpharetta, GA responsible for designing, developing, testing, and delivering firmware for next generation in-vehicle consumer and enterprise telematics devices used for vehicle tracking, fleet management, driver behavior analysis and emergency call services.

  • Define software architecture for product platforms.
  • Develop software functional specifications for products.
  • Develops and specifies data protocol messages required to transfer feature specific data between device, cellular network and backend IT systems.
  • Develop software source code for products.
  • Coordinates design of subsystems and integration of total system. Includes systems modeling, experimentation and data analysis, and system testing.
  • Incorporates technologies from multiple disciplines including software engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineer, electro-magnetic, digital signal processing and control theory.
  • Designs changes to improve overall system performance.
  • Responsible for assisting the QA team in test plan creation and review.
  • Coordinate with manufacturing to release and maintain products.
  • May make recommendations to the future direction of the products.
  • May perform limited project management duties.
  • Initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through designated channels.
  • Work with communication protocols and peripherals, such as LTE, WiFi, BTLE, TCP/IP, and GPS.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Four or more years of experience in designing and developing firmware in the embedded microprocessor electronics industry.
  • Three or more years of experience writing software in C/C++ in an embedded environment with an understanding of assembly language.
  • Experience in one of the following areas: automotive component design, medical device design, cellular device or consumer electronics development.
  • Experience with embedded RTOS concepts and principles.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Experience with USB, UART, CAN, I2C and SPI
  • Good computer application skills as necessary for the position such as Python Script, and/or automated application skills.
  • Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret technical data at the level needed to perform the function.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work under limited supervision.
  • Strong automotive system experience, especially in CAN Bus interface, Infotainment systems, TCU and OBD-II protocols & messages.
  • Experience with the following type of tools: logic analyzers; oscilloscopes; communications protocol analyzers; networking protocol analyzers.

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