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.



  • 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
  • Experience working on a diverse mix of program types, from early research and development through full product development efforts
  • Experience with the implementation of digital signal processing algorithms is a plus
  • Design and testing of custom high-speed circuit boards
  • Knowledge of configuration management and process standards (such as CMMI)
  • Experience with DoD / government contractor projects
  • Experience with program planning and leading engineering team
  • Experience with waterfall and AGILE development methods and tools (such as JIRA)
  • Experience interfacing directly with customers on a technical level
  • Experience mentoring entry level/junior engineers
  • Experience working with a geographically diverse engineering team

Equal Opportunity

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President Biden’s Executive Order 14042, requires Federal contractors and subcontractors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by January 18, 2022. This requirement applies to all SRC, Inc. and SRCTec, LLC employees and its subcontractors.

  • 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