Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Victoria


Firmware Developer - Advanced Metering - 005O6D

Firmware Developer - Advanced Metering / Victoria, B.C.


This position resides in Victoria within the Advanced Metering
team in Digital Power. The team is responsible for the development of our
advanced metering product line. As a part of a design team, the Firmware
Engineer will be responsible for utilizing embedded Real Time Operating Systems
(RTOS) to design embedded applications for Schneider Electric power metering products.  This role in our team will require an
individual to help define, develop and test our advanced metering product line
while advancing our continuous delivery, automation and agile capabilities.


Schneider Electric™ creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for

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In 2018, Schneider Electric has been recognized as one Canada’s Top 100 Employers, one of
Canada’s Top Employers for
Young People, and one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers. Learn the reasons why at


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As a part of an engineering team, the Firmware Engineer will have
the following primary responsibilities:


·       Utilize real time embedded operating systems in the development of         electronic products.

·       Design, implement, and validate modular real-time embedded                   applications.

·       Work to design requirements to implement a compliant solution.

·       Evaluate design alternatives

·       Modify existing embedded software to fit unique product needs and           configurations.

·       Participate in the specification, design, analysis and
implementation of      embedded firmware in several engineering projects.

·       Contribute to the development of engineering test plans to verify               functional compliance of the design to its specification.

·       Design for testing and automation excellence

·       Contribute to firmware process and continuous delivery



Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or
Electrical        Engineering

Engineering experience. Including:

Embedded application development experience.

Strong programming skills

Embedded C / C++ development.

Proficient with embedded development tools and practices.

Knowledge of good firmware design principles

Excellent verbal and written communication skills will also be
needed        for documentation creation, discussions, correspondence etc.



Working knowledge and project experience with embedded Real Time Operating Systems ( RTOS ) such as microC/OS-II, embOS, VxWorks, Linux.

Working knowledge of embedded web design and web services

Working knowledge of algorithm design and coded implementation

Working knowledge of coding standards.

Familiarity with other common programming and scripting languages
( Objective C, Java, PHP, ASP, Python, Perl, HTML)

Familiarity with secure coding standards and SDL practices.

Familiarity with device level cyber security concerns

Awareness of industry standard certifications (IEC, UL, etc.)

Understanding of embedded microcontroller/ processor architectures

·         Experience working with and developing drivers for common
processor / microcontroller embedded peripherals.

Experience with the integration and usage of embedded libraries



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being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the
status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity
of the communities
which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity
are seen as a real
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This position will be
until filled.

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Schneider Electric to provide
equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified
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ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status,
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resumes and will not be responsible for fees
related to such.


Primary Location
: CA-British Columbia-Victoria

: Full-time
Unposting Date
: Ongoing

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  • html
  • java
  • perl
  • php

About the company

Schneider Electric SE is a European multinational corporation that specializes in electricity distribution, automation management and produces installation components for energy management. It is headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison, France and is also based at the World Trade Center of Grenoble.

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation.

Schneider Electric develops technologies and solutions to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.