Zodiac is the leading provider of premium, innovative pool and spa products and is committed to designing and producing the most energy efficient, earth-friendly pool products and systems available. We strive to create the perfect pool experience and designs and produces the equipment that makes the pool work.
We currently have a full time opening for an Embedded Controls Engineer III in our Vista, California headquarters.
The Embedded Controls Engineer III writes firmware for new product development, and also provides Sustaining Engineering support to existing products.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Designs, writes, and modifies firmware for embedded control applications using C computer language.
Prepares all required product documentation.
Provides support in addressing production and warranty issues concerning current products.
Takes the technical lead in the redesign of existing products to meet revised requirements.
Combines broad knowledge of design skills, engineering principles, manufacturing techniques, and analytical skills to address field problems and proposes corrective actions.
Writes reports, conducts evaluations, and analyzes data.
Responsible for following quality system procedures. Assists in procedure development when required. Ensures product quality and take appropriate action when non-conformances are identified. Keeps accurate records as required.
Provides support to Production.
As a key member of the Electronics Engineering Team, the Embedded Controls Engineer III may be required to travel periodically. The travel requirement will be determined by the activities of the projects.
EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field.
At least seven (7) years of experience in the design and maintenance of embedded control firmware. Prefer experience and involvement in all facets and phases of product development from inception to production, and obsolescence.
Experience with the following components and systems:
o Micro-controllers (preferably ARM, AVR, 8051 and PIC microprocessors) and their associated development tools (IDE, compiler, assembler, etc.).
o C computer language programming. Familiarity with Assembly language.
o Serial communications (RS-485, I2C, SPI, etc.).
o Sensors and transducers (temperature, pressure, etc.).
o Keypads (membrane, discrete, matrices, etc.).
o Analog-to-digital conversion.
o Displays (LED, LCD, VFD, 7-segment, alphanumeric, graphical).
o Peripheral drivers (indicators, relays, triacs, etc.).
o Power supplies and batteries.
Experience in the design and manufacture of electronic assemblies and their application to consumer products.
Familiarity with requirements of safety agencies (UL, CSA, CE, etc.).
Ability to use sophisticated electronic test equipment.
Ability to use office and technical software applications.
Ability to communicate effectively with technicians, colleagues, management, and vendors.
Ability to work effectively independently or in a team environment.
Strong mechanical aptitude.
Familiarity with swimming pool automation systems is a big plus
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Zodiac Pools is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and dedicated to a diverse work force. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.