Firmware Engineer for Power Electronics Digital Control

Needed by Aegis Power Systems

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Aegis Power Systems - RF Cafe

Lead Electronics Technician

September 9, 2021


Aegis Power Systems, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of power electronics, is seeking a Firmware Engineer to join our growing team for an on-site position in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina!

Aegis Power Systems Products - RF CafeAegis Power Systems, Inc., is seeking to design, develop, and maintain digital control for power electronics hardware. Come join our growing team for an on-site position in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina! The Firmware Engineer is responsible for ensuring firmware programming meets customer demands and internal development projects. This position works closely with our electrical engineers who design AC/DC, DC/DC, and DC/AC converters and inverters using a variety of power topologies. Candidate must have a programming background using microcontrollers for use in real time analog and digital controls with serial interfaces including UART, I2C, Ethernet, and others. The best candidate will be detail oriented, focused on quality and precision, and willing to share his/her skills in a team environment to yield competitive and accurate results.


  • Develop new firmware to support existing designs.
  • Develop testbeds to validate and debug firmware designs.
  • Manage projects in an efficient and cohesive way, using our ISO9001:2015 / AS9100:2016 process.
  • Analyze problems and troubleshoot issues to provide failure analysis.
  • Communicate with customers to provide technical support.
  • Manage and document firmware revisions.
  • Maintain in-depth technical knowledge of latest embedded trends.
  • Collaborate with team on overall power electronics hardware designs.
  • Create technical reports and presentations for team or customers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Firmware Skills, Electronics, and General Skills

  • Experience with Microchip brand microcontrollers.
  • Experience with using the C programming language for bare-metal embedded applications.
  • Experience with RS232, RS422, RS485, or CANBus 2.0 for asynchronous serial communication.
  • Experience with I2C and SPI for synchronous serial communication.
  • Willingness to learn new communication protocols as needed.
  • Strong familiarity with control theory and use with embedded microcontrollers.
  • Strong ability to understand engineering documents and schematics.
  • Working knowledge of electronics laboratory equipment (oscilloscopes, analyzers, etc.).
  • Experience using oscilloscopes to validate and debug firmware.
  • Willingness to learn new power electronics architectures.
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products for use in day-to-day computing.

Minimum Education & Experience

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or similar technical field.
  • 3 years' industry-related work history.

Compensation and Location Details

  • Job type: Full-time On-site.
  • Location: Murphy, NC (Relocation package available).
  • Compensation: Salary + Benefits.

Excellent Benefits Package Includes

  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Medical Health Insurance.
  • SEP IRA retirement plan.
  • Paid time off and holidays.
  • And More!


If you are looking for a challenging career and possess the required background, please submit your resume.


About Aegis Power Systems

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Aegis Power Systems, Inc. is a Proud USA Manufacturer of Commercial Off-The-Shelf Products (COTS).

Aegis Power Systems, Inc. has been delivering high-performance power supplies to a variety of industries since 1995. The growth and stability of our company is the result of outstanding employees. Our goal is to provide competitive pay and a well-balanced benefits plan to meet our employee's needs. We are an equal opportunity employer who values the knowledge, abilities, and strengths that our diversified employees bring to the workplace.

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Aegis Power Systems, Inc.

805 Greenlawn Road

Murphy, NC 28906


Phone: (828) 837-4029 Ext.101





Posted September 13, 2021