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Firmware Developer - Manufacturing

Calgary, Alberta

The Firmware Developer is a hands-on design position engaged in the firmware development of intrinsically safe products. As part of a cross functional team, this position has the responsibility for designing, implementing, testing, and supporting firmware controlling embedded processors in both wired and wireless networks and will apply knowledge of embedded software, communications protocols, basic electronic circuits, and signal processing to perform  daily design tasks.

Please reference JOB ID: PSCADPDFIRM

What you will do

  • Design and implement firmware to support the manufacturing process
  • Design and implement desktop software to support the manufacturing process
  • Manage Releases to the manufacturing production line
  • Support the Manufacturing department 

What We're Looking For

  • You enjoy researching and applying new technologies to solve problems. You understand how things work and fit together.
  • You have exacting standards. You find it embarrassing for someone else to find a bug you have released. You like the idea of using test driven development to ensure your code is well structured and tested.


What you will need to succeed:

  • Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering
  • Registration, or eligibility for registration, with APEGA is required.
  • Ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience debugging and troubleshooting Firmware and Software issues
  • Experience using C/C++ in an embedded environment
  • Experience working with Python
  • Experience working with Java
  • Experience working with SQL


What is great to have:

  • Experience designing and developing embedded firmware with UML and TDD
  • Knowledge of GSM/CDMA/HSPA networks, GPS and Satellite Communication Systems
  • Experience working with manufacturing teams and understanding of manufacturing processes 

Position Offers

  • An exciting high-growth environment
  • An experienced, dynamic and motivated team
  • Supportive, challenging and collaborative work
  • Competitive salary and vacation
  • Medical, dental and drug benefits
  • Company stock purchase plan with matching contributions

About Blackline Safety

Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!

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