Senior Firmware Architect – Waltham, MA

  • Post date July 25, 2019
  • LOCATION: Waltham, MA
  • EXPERIENCE: 8 Years +
Job Description

Our Client is an established, post C-round startup within the growth oriented 5G, wireless, mobile  ecosystem. It  has developed unique, high value intellectual property which it currently sells to customers.

The company is founded on innovation , with ties to MIT , and its board includes several well known entrepreneurs and  investors.


The Company is seeking a full-time firmware architect/ designer who is familiar with all aspects of embedded software architecture, design, and implementation. This is a hands-on role including architecture definition, hardware/software co-design, scheduling, software implementation, and testing.




  • Work with hardware architect to jointly define system architecture.
  • Hands on embedded implementation in Linux, RTOS, and baremetal as necessary.
  • Provide feedback on processor and system resources required to meet system level objectives and performance goals.
  • Interface with comany’s customers pre-sales and during co-development, integration, and support.
  • Documentation, project sizing, and scheduling.
  • Performance analysis and performance improvements for both base algorithms and real-time software implementations.
  • Mentor junior engineers.


Essential Experience and Qualifications:


  • MS/BS in an engineering or computer science related discipline.
  • 10+ years in embedded software development with 3-5 years in software architecture.
  • Detailed understanding of processor architectures (including ARM and Intel) and system architectures.
  • Experience developing baremetal, RTOS and Linux embedded applications in SMP and AMP environments.
  • Familiarity with digital signal processing is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a diverse multi-disciplinary team, show initiative, self- manage, and effectively communicate with team members and customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to expand knowledge base and quickly adapt to a new environment.