Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC
  • 06-Mar-2019 to 05-May-2019 (CST)
  • Engineering
  • Osseo, MN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Potter Electric Signal Company, the recognized world leader in the Fire Sprinkler Monitoring Industry, has an opening for a Firmware/Computer Engineer. The Potter brand name and logo are synonymous with quality products and service. Our People Vision is to provide employment opportunities to those individuals who are performance-driven and dedicated to meeting the needs of the business, take pride in their work, and are team players who are enthusiastic and passionate about their jobs.

Job Summary  Researches, develops, designs, and tests products containing embedded firmware by performing the following duties:


  • Design, prototype and verify systems for various embedded applications
  • Develop and maintain firmware for embedded platforms
  • Create and manage documentation for active projects
  • Interact with clients and help with the development of customized embedded solutions
  • Test and debug embedded software and applications
  • Develop hardware and software specifications
  • Participate in code and design reviews
  • Generate change orders, new product release, product specs, hardware drawings, and software control documents
  • Provide technical assistance to clients and sales team
  • Develop tools and techniques for testing and verification
  • Other duties as assigned

Specific Requirements

  • Mandarin Chinese fluency
  • Flexibility interacting with other time zones.
  • Ability to travel internationally

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical/computer engineering or more than 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum two years of experience in embedded software or hardware development
  • Direct experience in programming in C for real-time systems in 8, 16 and 32-bit embedded environments
  • Knowledge of operating system concepts in embedded systems (RTOS)
  • Experience developing applications with strict timing requirements
  • Able to read/understand electrical schematics, and debug hardware problems
  • Knowledge of common communication interfaces/protocols such as RS485, I2C, SPI, UART, TCP/IP and UDP.  Experience with Industrial Ethernet protocols a plus
  • High degree of familiarity with in-circuit emulators, digital storage oscilloscopes etc.
  • Experience with version control and bug tracking tools
  • General knowledge of schematic capture/PCB design software and Microsoft Office
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Work Authorization

  • Only applicants authorized to work in the US, please.

We are a 120-year-old company that offers all the benefits and conditions needed to compete for today's quality employee. If you are that quality employee that will give back as much as you receive, please apply on-line with your resume.

No agencies please.

To learn more about our products and services, visit our website at www.pottersignal.com

Potter is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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