Lead Firmware Engineer (Indianapolis, IN)

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At Allegion, we help keep the people you know and love safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 30 brands, 11,000+ employees globally and products sold in 130 countries, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond.

Description:

Here at Allegion, we have mapped a strong future and growth potential in intelligent security access control systems. To continue this momentum and drive greater customer satisfaction, we are looking for top-qualified candidates to join the team and make a significant contribution to enhance our product portfolio.

The available position is for a Lead Firmware Engineer on the product lifecycle team in Indianapolis, Indiana as a part of a growing embedded systems product engineering organization. Primary products of responsibility include design, development, and improvement of RFID credential readers, electronic locking systems, access control, and security to support residential and commercial markets.

A Lead Firmware Engineer is responsible for the Firmware operation of assigned modules within a larger system or an entire product family as well as providing guidance to teammates. Responsibilities include participation in firmware specification evolution, firmware architecture modifications, design, code development, debugging, module integration, participation in code reviews, documentation, unit/integration/system testing, and other assigned engineering tasks. The individual will be responsible to deliver to objectives including meeting deadlines and schedule. The individual may also be responsible for leading related product lifecycle process, tools, and projects.

Requirements:

Job duties:
  • Architect, design, develop and debug firmware for RFID credential and readers, electronic locks, products and systems
  • Act as a primary interface for the firmware team on assigned project(s) to a cross functional project team including other engineering functions, manufacturing, external suppliers, program management, product, test lab, quality, customer support etc.
  • Maintain and improve existing designs and source code to help attain the goal of a modular structure
  • Work with the assigned team to produce full documentation of design changes and unit test cases. Utilize tools such as functional block diagrams, flow diagrams, simulations, state-diagrams, and others as required in the management of assigned products/projects
  • Conduct Hardware & Firmware trade-offs to insure highest reliability and best performance in the intended application
  • Organize and conduct firmware design and security reviews for product modifications
  • Perform design & code analysis utilizing appropriate tools
  • Work with and support manufacturing operations, quality, and on-going reliability testing
  • Work with validation lab in supporting FW Engineering Validation Test code and Product validation code testing
  • Lead firmware and/or product lifecycle related process, tools, and projects


What You Need to Succeed:
  • At least 8 years of experience in embedded software/firmware development in C language
  • Experience working with ARM Cortex M series or PIC24 series microcontrollers
  • Experience working with Real Time Operating Systems (FreeRTOS, MQX etc.)
  • Experience developing firmware for devices that communicate wirelessly using RFID and contactless smart cards, 802.11 Wi-Fi, BLE, ZigBee, Z-Wave etc.
  • Experience in troubleshooting complex wireless communication and HW-SW co-design issues using data captures (Wireshark, logic analyzer traces etc.), meters, scopes etc.
  • Experience working very closely with hardware engineers to debug hardware issues and implement hardware test functions
  • Strong understanding of I2C, USB, UART and SPI interfaces
  • Familiarity with schematics, basic electronic components and connections
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to clearly articulate design ideas


Education & Minimum Years of Experience:
  • BS in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Electrical Engineering, or similar degree
  • 8 years embedded electronics product design experience in Firmware development


Why Work for Us?

Allegion is a Great Place to Grow your Career if:
  • You are seeking a rewarding opportunity that allows you to truly help others. With thousands of employees and customers around the world, there's plenty of room to make an impact. As our values state, "this is your business, run with it".
  • You value personal well-being and balance, because we do too!
  • You're looking for a company that will invest in your professional development. As we grow, we want you to grow with us.
  • You want a culture that promotes work-life balance. Our employees enjoy generous paid time off, because at Allegion we recognize that you have a full life outside of work!


What You'll Get from Us:
  • Health, dental and vision insurance coverage, helping you "be safe, be healthy"
  • A commitment to your future with a 401K plan, offering a 6% company match and no vesting period
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts through Perks at Work
  • Community involvement and opportunities to give back so you can "serve others, not yourself"
  • Opportunities to leverage your unique strengths through CliftonStrengths testing and coaching


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Allegion is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. Together, we embrace all differences and similarities among colleagues, as well as the differences and similarities within the relationships that we foster with customers, suppliers and the communities where we live and work. Whatever your background, experience, race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, we will make sure that you have every opportunity to impress us in your application and the opportunity to give your best at work, not because we're required to, but because it's the right thing to do. We are also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If for any reason you cannot apply through our career site and require an accommodation or assistance, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

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We Celebrate Who We Are!

Allegion is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. Together, we embrace all differences and similarities among colleagues, as well as the differences and similarities within the relationships that we foster with customers, suppliers and the communities where we live and work. Whatever your background, experience, race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, we will make sure that you have every opportunity to impress us in your application and the opportunity to give your best at work, not because we're required to, but because it's the right thing to do. We are also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If for any reason you cannot apply through our career site and require an accommodation or assistance, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

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