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Embedded Systems HW/SW Engineer

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If making an impact is rewarding to you, then come join one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the Chicago area.  At UICO you will find yourself in a stimulating and rewarding work environment with considerable growth potential. The Embedded Systems HW/SW Engineer at UICO in Elmhurst will design and develop hardware and firmware for UICO duraTouch touchscreen and touch surface technologies.  You will work in a team consisting of mechanical, electrical, and firmware engineers to develop new products and advance the technology of current products.  You will need to be a self-motivated top performer ready to work in the dynamic and demanding environment of a rapidly growing small company.  Applicants with Cypress PSOC hardware and software development experience are highly desired.


Job Functions:

  • Develop and support uC based HW

  • Develop and support embedded firmware

  • Develop and support PC tools software

  • Develop, Test and tune touchscreen hardware

  • Develop, Test and tune capacitive sensing hardware

  • Support sales for development of new products and demos

  • Support manufacturing for production launches and quality

  • Generate engineering documents: specifications, schematics, BOM, validation reports, schedules etc.

  • Follow established procedures and best practices, and develop new processes


Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent.

  • Expertise in design, analysis, and testing of microcontroller operated digital and analog electronics

  • 5+ years experience in a product development role desired

  • Embedded system design

  • Digital circuit design

  • Analog circuit design

  • Interprocessor communication experience

  • Basic experience in FPC and PCB design, fabrication, and assembly processes a plus

  • C and Assembly  programming for microcontrollers required (Cypress PSOC Desired)

  • Visual C# and Qt development knowledge on Windows/Linux desired

  • Touchscreen and Capacitive sensing development experience desired

  • Ability to work independently or on a team, with minimal supervision, in a fast-paced and demanding environment.

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite ( Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required.


Additional Information

Type:                Full-Time

Experience:     Associate

Functions:       Engineering, Hardware, Software, Embedded

Industries:      Electrical/Electronics Manufacturing, Computer Hardware, Industrial Electronics, Other


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