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Job Summary

Be a part of saving lives

The Road to your rewarding career starts here!

ACS is the leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of ignition interlocks, breath alcohol testers and drug testing products.

We are constantly looking to add team members who are ambitious, creative, committed and passionate about their work – people just like you! Take the next step in your career and join a team that listens to your ideas and makes them a reality.

The Position

Firmware/Software Designer

Details

This position is responsible to work with a product development team for design, code, test, documentation and maintenance of firmware for embedded devices. Responsible for design, code, test, documentation and maintenance of desktop support and application software that interfaces to embedded devices.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish design requirements, specifications, block diagrams, test requirements, test plans and test procedures for product firmware
  • Implementation of firmware design, analysis and testing
  • BSP creation for new products from schematic diagrams and chip data sheets
  • API and communication protocol design
  • GUI based test and application software for Windows and Linux desktop computers
  • Git repository creation and administration
  • Develop new operational algorithms
  • Provide support to manufacturing and field installations
  • Refactor legacy systems with minimal or incomplete documentation
  • Working closely with multidisciplinary project teams

Qualifications/ Education:

Mandatory Requirements & Skills

  • Bachelors or higher degree in computer engineering, computer science or equivalent
  • 5+ years work experience in firmware design roles for real time embedded systems using RTOS, and bare-metal systems
  • Strong C/C++/assembler programming skills for embedded systems
  • Strong C#/C/C++/Python programming skills for desktop computers
  • Strong diagnostic and troubleshooting skills (debuggers and oscilloscopes)
  • Proficiency with integrated (Visual Studio, IAR, Eclipse) and manual build environments (GNU tools, batch files and shell script files)
  • Experience with Git version control or equivalent
  • A good understanding of electronic circuit design
  • Experience with USB, SPI, I2C, UART, CAN, Ethernet, Bluetooth
  • Ability to complete complex projects with minimal supervision
  • Excellent English language and technical writing ability

Desired Requirements & Skills

  • Experience in wireless communications
  • Knowledge of communication and filesystem middlewares
  • Experience in system engineering

On-Site Training Requirements:

  • Multiple line Cisco Telephone system
  • Health & Safety
  • Quality (QOS,ISO/TS requirements)
  • Environmental
  • WHMIS

Why Should You Apply?

We embrace diversity: As an international company, our workforce reflects the diversity of the international community.

Respect: We believe in ethical standards, core values, and maintaining positive, respectful relationships.

Learn: We encourage continuous learning, development and career growth.

Collaborate: We are a diverse and close-knit group. We combine different experiences with distinct backgrounds and strive to ensure your voices are heard.

Our Benefits

  • Invest in your future
  • Care for your health
  • Continue to learn
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Rewards for Innovation
  • Long Term Service Awards

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We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Alcohol Countermeasure Systems Corporation, and we appreciate the opportunity to review your resume for available positions, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Alcohol Countermeasure Systems Corp is an equal opportunity employer. The company is proud of its commitment to employees of all backgrounds in a working environment that supports human rights and a workplace free of discrimination and harassment.


In Accordance with The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Alcohol Countermeasure Systems Corp. welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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