Embedded Engineer, Senior

Minneapolis, MN
Job Type
Junior, Senior level

Job Description

At Nordson Electronics Solutions we have big goals, an innovative spirit, and a vision to become the preferred partner to electronics manufacturers worldwide. If you believe in big goals, consider joining our team to help solve reliability challenges for the world's largest semiconductor, printed circuit board, and precision assembly manufacturers. Our fluid dispensing and surface treatment solutions help make reliable electronics an everyday reality – from mobile devices to the Internet of Things to self-driving vehicles, life-saving medical equipment, and beyond.

Core Responsibilities

  • Design and implement embedded software for various sensor projects including new product development.
  • Work closely with Electrical Engineering to debug and troubleshoot PCBAs, utilizing electronics troubleshooting tools such as logic and protocol analyzers and oscilloscopes.
  • Work closely with Software Engineering as they develop PC applications to control the sensors.
  • Contribute to the creation and championing of hardware and software architectures that maximize reuse and minimize required maintenance across products.
  • Document firmware architecture and communications interfaces.
  • Design, implement, and maintain unit and stress tests for the validation of embedded software.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert for the embedded software on production sensors, including designing and implementing solutions to challenges found in the field.
  • Mentor less experienced embedded software engineers and interns, including identifying suitable tasks, providing training as needed, and regularly reviewing their work.

Experience, Education and Competencies Required

  • BS Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering (or similar).
  • 8+ years developing applications on custom electronic hardware.
  • Proficiency in C and C++ programming on embedded systems.
  • Strong electrical background and proficiency in reading electronic schematics and component datasheets, and using oscilloscopes and logic analyzers to examine electronics.
  • Working with multi-discipline engineering teams throughout all phases of development.

Preferred Experience

  • Embedded Linux development using Yocto and Bitbake, including driver development, integrating patches, Bitbake layer and recipe generation, and U-Boot.
  • Real time firmware for micro-processors using SPI, I2C, UART, and SDIO to communicate with peripheral sensor IC’s.
  • Wireless communication protocols Bluetooth classic and Wi-Fi (TCP/IP).
  • Wired communication over USB and Ethernet.
  • Image processing and other digital signal processing in an embedded environment.
  • Scripting languages like Bash and Python.
  • Git version control.


Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws.Third party recruiters and agencies should not contact employees of Nordson or its subsidiaries directly. Any resumes sent to a hiring manager or submitted to Nordson employees are considered unsolicited and property of Nordson. Nordson will not pay a placement fee unless the agency or recruiter has a signed contract with Nordson’s Human Resources department in advance of submitting a candidate for consideration. Verbal and written approvals will not be considered a valid contract for service.
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