Engineer: Firmware

Senior Firmware Engineer

SRC, Inc. is currently seeking Senior FW Engineers to support full-lifecycle execution of programs and internal investment work with our electronic warfare (EW) Live, Virtual, and Constructive (LVC) business area. Because of the diverse nature of our work, we can accommodate team members with varying technical backgrounds. Your responsibilities will include supporting the development of advanced EW software applications in both factory and field environments. This position can be based out of any of our offices, working closely with our Systems Engineering teams in Syracuse, NY, Dayton, OH, and international offices.

SRC, Inc., a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology, and ingenuity across our family of companies to deliver innovative, advanced defense solutions and products that are redefining possible®. Since 1957, our commitment to the customer and the best solution – not the bottom line – has remained a core value that guides our efforts. This passion for quality carries through to the technologies we invent and manufacture, the laboratories, and facilities we build, the people we hire, and the communities we support.

At SRC, we provide you the freedom and the resources to solve “impossible” problems in a collaborative work environment that integrates research, development, and manufacturing. We strive to proactively identify and eliminate barriers that prevent our employees’ full participation and are committed to ensuring an inclusive and equitable workplace for all our employees. When you join our team, you’ll be a part of something truly meaningful. You’ll join more than 1,300 engineers, scientists, and professionals — with 20 percent of those employees having served in the military — helping to keep America and its allies safe and strong.

In return, you’ll enjoy an inclusive work environment, receive a competitive salary, and experience a comprehensive benefits package that includes four or more weeks of paid time off to start, 10 percent of an employee’s compensation contributed toward retirement, and 100 percent tuition support.


  • Design firmware for field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs)
  • Program microcontrollers in C/C++
  • Use scripting languages such as Python to automate tasks
  • Design and testing of custom high-speed circuit boards
  • Analyze collected data in software tools such as MATLAB
  • Participate in team-based environments for large systems
  • Perform integration and testing of new designs
  • Provide engineering support for production programs

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, or related degree with ten (10) or more years of relevant experience
  • Experience with FPGAs and/or microcontrollers
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership skills in daily activities
  • 10 percent travel may be required

Preferred Skills

  • EW domain knowledge including understanding of radar, antenna design/analysis, radar signal processing and radar requirements analysis
  • Experience with digital engineering/digital twins

Equal Opportunity

Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

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  • Location Syracuse, New York Herndon, Virginia Fairborn, Ohio San Antonio, TX United States
  • Employment Type Full-Time Salaried
  • Experience Required 10+ Years
  • Education Required Bachelors Degree
  • Security Clearance Requirement Must meet eligibility requirements
  • Travel % 10