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Industry X - Embedded Firmware Engineer (R00113328_Kirkland)

Business and Financial Operations



Full Time


Kirkland, Washington, United States

We are Industry X: We embed innovation, intelligence and sustainability in the way the world makes things and the things it makes. Industry X enables leaders to act quickly and confidently as they pivot to the future. We define Industry X as digital reinvention of manufacturing / engineering and believe that smart, sustainable, connected digital products and assets are about to create hyper-personalized industrial experiences, completely new levels of operational efficiency, transparency and traceability, tangible impact on sustainability and brand-new sources of revenue growth. Known for our ability to execute at speed, we help clients determine clear, actionable paths to competitive agility by bringing them new thinking on business and technology.

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services, all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at

This is not your typical Accenture job posting; we are the Hardware Design group at Accenture, we design and engineer smart connected hardware—specifically helping our clients bring world class innovative products to the market that make a real impact to their business. Our group is made up of industrial designers, mechanical engineers, embedded firmware engineers, electrical engineers, and QA test engineers—the full stack required to take a concept from an interesting idea to a real product.

• Ownership of system design and firmware on hardware prototype projects and development platforms.
• Actively participate on cross-functional and cross-organizational project teams through all phases of product development to ensure successful execution of innovative, best-in-class designs Experimenting with and implementing interfaces to various sensors/peripherals.
• Devising and implementing low-latency network interface protocols.
• Coding programs and scripts as necessary to test embedded systems.


Basic Qualifications

  • 2+ years’ experience in system design and designing firmware on hardware
  • BS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • 2+ years of programming experience in C, C++, or Python
  • 2+ years of experience with embedded OS (Linux, FreeRTOS, bare metal, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with driver and board-level system software development
• Experience with developing test frameworks using Python and Object-Oriented Programming
• Experience with board bring up and systems debugging
• Experience with ARM/RISCV based processors and micro-controllers and various communications protocols such as I2C, UART, SPI, USB, MIPI, I2S, etc.
• Experience with one or more wireless protocols (Bluetooth/WiFI or other)
• Experience with debugging tools such as bus analyzers, oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers
• Experience with protocol design, specification, and implementation
• Strong problem solving and debugging skills for multi-processor systems

• Experience with one or more of the following NFC, RFiD, LoRA, LPWAN, NB-IoT, LTE-M, Zigbee, MESH networks
• Demonstrable programming skills in Java, RUST
• Experience with one or more cloud services (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
• Familiarity with testing frameworks like Googletest.
• Familiarity in working with FPGA, Emulators, Simulators for Chip development

Professional Skill Requirements

• Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
• Good communication skills both verbal and written.

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