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Job Title:  Firmware Engineer II

Requisition ID:  2909

Bellingham, WA, US, 98226

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products.  We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.

This position will be focusing primarily on our Reserve Power applications, which include telecommunications, IT, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), utilities and switchgear, security, emergency lighting and general electronics. Some of the reserve power brands include PowerSafe,DataSafe, and Genesis. Our extensive product range serves a variety of reserve power applications and consistently delivers the most effective, powerful and reliable batteries available.


Job Purpose

Alpha Technologies Services Inc., which provides world class powering solutions, seeks a Firmware Engineer II for its Outback Power division located in Bellingham, WA. With limited supervision, this position is responsible for developing and maintaining embedded web applications, including interpretation and implementation of specifications and functional requirements. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop middleware and applications using the C language in a Linux environment
  • Debug Linux applications and provide patches as necessary
  • Define and implement detailed software engineering specifications
  • Create comprehensive software test plans and procedures
  • Track workflow, and coordinate tasks with other engineers
  • Document code via state diagrams, flowcharts, and other techniques
  • Provide additional support for the engineering department as required



  • Bachelors degree in BSCS, BSCE, BSEE, BSEET or equivalent
  • 4+ years of software design and development experience
  • Solid socket programming background
  • Understanding of distributed systems architecture
  • Ability to understand hardware at a block diagram level
  • Strong skills in C and micro-controller development tools
  • Experience with source code respositories such as SVN


  • Power electronics development or sustaining experience
  • Web development experience (LAMP)
  • Mobile app development experience

General Job Requirements

  • This position will work in an office setting, expect minimal physical demands.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds/11.5 kilos on occasions.


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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Nearest Major Market: Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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