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Firmware EngineerSierra Wireless Hong Kong Limited
Firmware EngineerSierra Wireless Hong Kong Limited

Job Highlights

  • Development of Firmware
  • Support software development cycle
  • Track progress of assigned firmware development

Job Description

Position Overview:

Firmware (FW) Engineer is responsible to participate to the FW development of new products to enlarge the portfolio or update existing products to improve Sierra Wireless competitiveness.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Development of FW, this includes where applicable and not limited to:
    • Requirement/feasibility analysis, issue triaging, development and integration of new features/enhancement/bug fixes for FW, performing unit level and integration testing as per software development process defined.
    • Support the effort to define and align with System Engineering, Product Line Managers, Customers Support teams and Project Manager to implement and deliver the committed deliverables, maintenance releases, emergency maintenance releases and bug fixes, and to provide the support needed.
    • Working with 3rd Party to provide FW development and maintenance service per requirement from each project.
  • Support and adhere to the relevant software development processes in compliance to ISO and CMMI requirements. This includes using and limited to tools for version control of source code, tools for code quality checking, tool for document control and issue tracking tool for tracking firmware changes.
  • Carry out and track progress of assigned FW development/bug fixes/customer issues activities and testing against the published project schedules and provide input to designated team members.
  • Working collaboratively with different stakeholder team such as where applicable
    • Validation, certification, hardware, manufacturing & test, System Engineering, Product Line Managers and Project manager to deliver the committed project deliverables per schedule and quality defined.
    • Working with System Engineering, Product Line Managers, Customers Support teams and Project Manager to provide support needed.
    • Facilitation and participation in technical discussions with other R&D departments as appropriate (Validation, Hardware, Industrialization, Documentation) and present technical materials to customers as needed.
  • To study and to participate in knowledge transfer, and to prepare technical /presentation materials and lesson learned to share and disseminate knowledge acquired with Software team and other stakeholder teams.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree essential preferably with Master or above degree in Electrical/Electronic/Telecommunications/Computer Engineering or Computer Science or related discipline.
  • 1+ years (Fresh graduate will also be considered) Real-time embedded firmware/software development using C/C++ and/or Linux OS/SDK/Driver development experience and/or Android or Windows CE development experience.
  • Experience with debugging Linux/Windows/Android/RTOS embedded systems.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must. Must be able to understand and explain technical information in English in a clear and concise manner.
  • Good problem-solving skills, analytical by nature, ability to think on his/her feet.
  • Team spirit and ability/willingness to work in co-development scheme with other Sierra Wireless centers, professional ethic, self-initiated, flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and work under pressure.


For interested parties, please send updated resume with latest and expected salary by email.

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Additional Information

Years of Experience
1 year
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Benefits & Others
Double pay, Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus, Travel allowance

Company Overview

Sierra Wireless  (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW)  is an IoT pioneer, empowering businesses and industries to transform and thrive in the connected economy. Customers Start with Sierra because we offer a device to cloud solution, comprised of embedded and networking solutions seamlessly integrated with our secure cloud and connectivity services. OEMs and enterprises worldwide rely on our expertise in delivering fully integrated solutions to reduce complexity, turn data into intelligence and get their connected products and services to market faster. Sierra Wireless has 1,300 employees globally and operates R&D centers in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit

As an Equal Opportunities Employer, Sierra Wireless is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse working environment. We welcome people of every race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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