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Firmware Engineer

ID:  496
Function:  Engineering

San Jose, CA, US

Duties & Responsibilities:

Firmware engineers are responsible for developing the software required to control our 0.5 to 6 GHz wireless test equipment.

  • Develop multiplatform embedded firmware for LitePoint new products
  • Develop automated test scripts to exercise the firmware and hardware. These test scripts should be able to isolate problems in the design
  • Develop firmware design specifications, communicate and verify these specifications with the RF/logic designers, and implement these in a timely and high quality manner
  • Low level API development
Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Education Required:


  1. BS Degree in CE or EE with embedded development experience
  2. ​5-10 years' experience working in software engineering
  3. Proven knowledge of RF systems, debugging and signal processing
  4. Familiarity with reading schematics and data sheets for components
  5. Hands on experience using oscilloscopes, signal generator and spectrum analyzer
  6. Experience with HW interfaces such as SPI, PCIe and UART
  7. Excellent knowledge of developing structured software in C++ and working with existing code bases
  8. Experience with Python and JavaScript for script development and debugging.
  9. Strong knowledge of software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer review
  10. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  11. Results oriented independently and in a team setting– has track record for delivery results, takes ownership and is accountable


About LitePoint

LitePoint creates wireless test solutions and services for the world’s most innovative wireless device makers, helping them to ensure their products perform for today’s demanding consumers. A leading innovator in wireless testing, LitePoint products come out of the box ready to test the most widely used wireless chipsets in the world. LitePoint works with the leading makers of smartphones, tablets, PCs, wireless access points and chipsets. LitePoint is also at the forefront of testing the burgeoning world of connected devices…the Internet of Things. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, California and with offices around the world, LitePoint is a wholly owned subsidiary of Teradyne (NYSE: TER), a leading supplier of automation equipment for test and industrial applications. In 2019, the combined corporation had revenue of $2.3 billion and employs approximately 5,500 people worldwide.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID: 496

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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