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Job Title:  Senior Embedded Software Engineering

Requisition ID:  5052

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA, V5J 5M4

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

EnerSys is a leading power and energy solutions provider for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry. Our products help power the necessities of modern wired and wireless communication infrastructure, including wireless cell sites, 5G small cells, Internet of Things (IoT), and switching centers. Our portfolio includes renewable energy products, DC and AC power systems, power distribution systems, and energy storage in the form of industrial batteries, employing advanced lithium electrochemistry technologies. 

As power conversion and power management experts, we provide solutions to our customers’ challenges and problems.  From individual modules to full turn-key system solutions, we provide our customers with the advice and support needed at all level of the organization.  We cherish the integral relationship critical to success of our clients who range from Mobile Network Operators to major telecom and cable providers to data center operators.

Our Burnaby, British Columbia, facility is the Center of Excellence for our power system design and ICT application development. Regional headquarters are in Canada, USA, Europe and Asia, with worldwide headquarters located in Reading, PA, USA.

EnerSys is truly a Global Company, with over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. EnerSys is the power/full solution with sales and service locations throughout the world. 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.

Job Purpose

We are currently seeking a Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer based in our Burnaby, BC site to develop processing and controls software for our power conversion management systems.  This position will be responsible for requirements analysis, specification, design, coding, debugging and documentation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, model, and simulate Digital Signal Processing (DSP) algorithms for modulated communication protocols.
  • Develop detailed requirements and specifications based on product and system requirements, working in concert with project managers, technical leaders, and staff.
  • Design, write, and test firmware for embedded digital signal processors (DSPs), general purpose processors (GPPs), embedded systems-on-a-chip (SOIC) and microprocessors/microcontrollers to implement specified functionality.
  • Write technical documents and diagrams required by the product/software development processes and standards.
  • Prepares, and supervises preparation of, technical documents and diagrams required by the product/software development processes and standards


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering and minimum of 5 years experience 
  • Demonstrated experience in developing embedded software using structured software design techniques
  • Demonstrated experience with one or more communications protocols such as CAN, Modbus, USB, Ethernet
  • Experience with embedded systems with and without RTOS
  • Digital real-time control design experience (firmware)
  • Demonstrated experience with testing and debugging embedded real-time software using specialized test and debug tools
  • Demonstrated experience in developing C language firmware for DSPs, GPPs and microprocessors/microcontrollers

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with sampled-data real-time control systems, particularly  for power conversion or motor drive type applications
  • Demonstrated experience with digital control interfaces such as SPI, I2C or RS485
  • Familiar with the Agile development process, SCRUM and experience in an R&D environment
  • Power electronics development or sustaining experience 
  • Power electronics simulation software experience
  • Experience with baseband modulation/demodulation techniques, including carrier detection, AGC and equalization, bit and frame synchronization, soft and hard decoding, filtering and decimation, etc.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills - ability to communicate clearly and concisely to all levels within the organization including formal meetings and presentations.

General Job Requirements

  • Generic

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