Engineer I – Embedded C++

at Advance Energy
Published March 19, 2023
Location Fort Collins, CO
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  



Advanced Energy (Nasdaq: AEIS) is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of highly engineered, precision power conversion, measurement and control solutions for mission-critical applications and processes. AE's power solutions enable customer innovation in complex applications for a wide range of industries including semiconductor equipment, industrial, manufacturing, telecommunications, data center computing and healthcare. With engineering know-how and responsive service and support around the globe, the company builds collaborative partnerships to meet technology advances, propel growth for its customers and innovate the future of power. Advanced Energy has devoted four decades to perfecting power for its global customers and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.


This is a key position which will require you to lead the embedded firmware architecture for the next generation platform using C++ object-oriented programing and real time embedded systems. The individual in this role needs have strong embedded design experience to design and modify to evaluate embedded software, programmable logic, electronic apparatus, components, or circuitry for use in electronic equipment and devices.


* Participates in all phases of the embedded program development life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, and test of all products
* Applies sound engineering principles in the development of digital design/architecture for the target application.
* Ownership of design and development of embedded real time software to work with application specific hardware.
* Works with Systems Engineers and Program Management to decompose system level requirements
* Develop code and architecture documentation
* Conducts design reviews of team members work products
* Works closely with cross functional members of the engineering organization to develop and evaluate interfaces between hardware and software, and operational performance requirements and design of the overall system.
* Designs product architectures to meet specific parameters. Including critical timing, complex algorithms, configuration strategies, and module interfaces


* Circuit design, documentation and implementation of high-speed digital electronics, FPGAs, and embedded processor systems
* Ability to read schematics and troubleshoot digital designs down to component level
* Strong understanding of synchronous design practices and data flow management (FIFOs, memories, pipelining).
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills required



* Hands-on laboratory experience is critical and required. Specifically experience with Logic Analyzers and Oscilloscopes
* Entry level experience
* C++ programming experience with embedded systems
* Development and modification of C++ RTOS embedded applications
* Experience with development and modification of C++ object-orientated RTOS embedded applications
* Experience in signal and power integrity analysis of embedded digital designs.
* Experience in developing specifications, and resource requirements for digital/FPGA designs
* Familiarity with I2C, SPI, Ethernet, USB, and various industrial protocols, like EtherCAT, EtherNET IP, or ProfiNET.
* Familiarity with development of self-checking tests scripts and automation


* Experience with Profibus and DeviceNET
* Experience interfacing with Xilinx FPGAs and SoCs desired
* Familiarity with agile, continuous integration/continuous deployment (CICD), GIT, Bit Bucket a plus
* Experience with embedded microprocessors within FPGAs desired



* BS in Electrical/Computer Engineering


* MS in Electrical/Computer Engineering


As required by multiple state pay transparency laws, Advanced Energy provides a reasonable range of compensation for each job posting. Actual compensation is influenced by an array of factors including, but not limited to, skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. The range of starting pay for this role is $70,000 to $82,000 per year.


As part of our total rewards philosophy, we believe in offering and maintaining competitive compensation and benefits programs for our employees to attract and retain a talented, highly engaged workforce.?Our compensation programs are focused on equitable, fair pay practices including market-based base pay, an annual pay-for-performance incentive plan, and discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

In addition to our competitive compensation practices, we offer a strong benefits package in each of the countries in which we operate. In the U.S., we offer a rich benefits package that includes:

* Medical - 4 different health care plan options, dental, and vision
* Short and long-term disability and life insurance
* Health savings and flexible spending accounts
* Generous paid time off starting at 4 weeks, 7 holidays and 3 floating holidays
* 8 hours of paid volunteer time off
* 8 weeks of paid parental leave for both Moms and Dads
* Company matched 401(k)
* Tuition reimbursement
* Expanded mental health coverage and employee assistance programs
* Other voluntary benefits include pet insurance, identify theft, legal assistance, critical illness, and voluntary accident insurance

Advanced Energy is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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