Sr Embedded Firmware Engineer

Job ID #:  1463
Company:  Evident
Posting Date:  Nov 18, 2023



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


Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description


Evident Scientific is a leader in Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and we invite you to join us on a meaningful journey. Our mission is clear: we're dedicated to helping inspectors secure vital infrastructures such as aircraft, bridges, railroads, wind turbines, and pipelines worldwide. We design and manufacture 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, Evident Scientific is a great place to grow your career.
We are actively seeking a seasoned embedded firmware professional to join our exceptional team and be part of a journey that transcends mere career growth—it's a calling to make a meaningful impact.

Job Duties

* Engaging in software/firmware development for New Product Introduction (NPI) projects, which includes seamless integration with associated hardware/firmware, rigorous testing, and expert debugging. NPI projects will constitute the main part of your workload, while the remaining effort will be focused on software/firmware support for related products.

* Collaborating closely with various departments, including Hardware and Production, to deliver swift and robust solutions. You will be an integral part of a dynamic team of firmware/software Engineers, Electrical Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers, working collaboratively to enhance existing NDT products and create new innovations.

* Demonstrating rigor, problem-solving skills, autonomy, proactive initiative, leadership, open-mindedness to diverse ideas and perspectives, and effective teamwork within a multifunctional environment. Your ability to communicate transparently, honestly, and articulately will be highly valued.

* Contributing actively to the development of continuous integration and test automation methodologies.

Job Requirements



* Bachelor’s degree in engineering required (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science Degrees preferred).

* 5+ years of development experience with C/C++ in an embedded firmware/software environment.

* Working knowledge of digital hardware environment: drivers, peripherals, intercoms (I2C, SPI, CAN, UART etc.).

* Experience in development for ARM platform (Cortex-M and/or Cortex-A).

* Development experience in bare-metal environment and/or RTOS (FreeRTOS, uCOS, ThreadX, etc.).

* Development experience with Embedded Linux. Knowledge of Yocto /OpenEmbedded frameworks and/or BuildRoot.

* Knowledge of embedded development tools e.g., IDE’s, Git, debuggers, oscilloscopes, and logic analyzers required.

* Good understanding of multi-threaded application development concepts.

* Generate custom Linux distributions and cross-toolchains and U-Boot bootloader.

* Hands on experience with open source/free software license compliance.

* Experience with the Scrum method.

* Debug issues that span across multiple layers from kernel to application.

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




* Work experience with Xilinx UltraScale+ or Freescale i.MX.

* Ability to develop using Docker, continuous integration, and test frameworks.

* Comfortable with scripting, such as Bash or Python

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.

EVIDENT is passionate about the solutions it creates for the life sciences and industrial equipment industries. 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. Today, EVIDENT’s solutions range from industrial microscopes and videoscopes to nondestructive testing technology and x-ray analyzers. These products are widely used for quality control, inspection, and measurement applications. Serving customers in fields such as manufacturing, maintenance, and environment and natural resources, EVIDENT’s technology contributes to the quality of products and adds to the safety of industrial infrastructure and facilities. For more information, Click Here.

It is the policy of EVIDENT 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