Tecnova is a leading manufacturing and engineering firm that employs only the best engineers and developers with track records of success and the intelligence and drive to always outperform and out-deliver. We provide a challenging, fast-paced, and rewarding environment for professionals who are ready to make a strategic career move. Ideal candidates will be seeking more than just a job. If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your skills and talents at an established, discerning company where your expertise is both valued and expected, please apply. Located between Chicago and Milwaukee, Tecnova offers excellent salary packages with 401(k), PTO, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits.


    Career Description

    Tecnova is seeking an embedded firmware engineer to join our select team of professionals who are ready to contribute their expertise and passion to creating cutting-edge technologies. The Embedded Firmware Engineer will be an experienced professional with proven expertise in concepting, designing, documenting, and implementing firmware for electronic products used in a variety of industries. 


    Proven Technical Aptitude

    • Comprehensive understanding of the software development life-cycle, processes, and procedures
    • Proven proficiency in the C programming language and multiple development tools, such as IAR
    • Experience developing well-structured applications in C for various families of microprocessors such as ST Microelectronics ARM and Microchip PIC
    • Experience developing I2C and SPI drivers for A/Ds, D/As, and other peripheral ICs
    • Experience developing embedded device networks such as USB, CAN, Ethernet and Modbus
    • Experience using simple embedded operating systems, such as FreeRTOS
    • Capable of reading schematic diagrams
    • Experience in project estimating, determining specifications, designing architecture, and designing, coding, debugging, and maintaining firmware applications


    • Ability to fulfill requests on several concurrent projects on tight schedules
    • Proficiency at quickly analyzing and solving problems
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to pull from past work experiences to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with changing direction


    • Strong teamwork skills and a quality work ethic
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to gather and maintain client requirements

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree
    • 5+ years of related experience

    Additional Requirements

    • Relocation Costs - Negotiable
    • Some travel
    • No 3rd party resumes - Principals only. No agencies or contractors
    • Candidate must be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident authorized to work in this country for any employer
    • Because of immediacy of the position, we are unable to sponsor visa's at this time


    • Waukegan, IL - Tecnova Engineering & Manufacturing Headquarters
    • Mixed schedule of on-site & remote work from home supported
    • 1st shift position


    • Regular challenges, variety and opportunities to excel
    • Excellent salary
    • 401(k)
    • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
    • PTO 
    Seasoned professionals ready to escalate their careers in a challenging, fast-paced environment are invited to apply

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