Power Utility Embedded Software/Firmware Architect
Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World
Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.
"A long-lasting career at 3M comes from having vision, imagination and the ability to see what doesn't exist. 3Mers are groundbreaking innovators and it's important that we give every person the space for disruptive and creative thinking." - John Banovetz, executive vice president, chief technology officer and environmental responsibility at 3M
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
The Impact You'll Make in this Role
As an Embedded Software/Firmware Architect , you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:
Architecting, specifying, designing, developing and testing embedded software for electrical grid monitoring and asset health diagnostics systems
Driving architectural/design studies from hardware selection, fast turnaround prototyping to customer feedback gathering and field trials
Testing and debugging embedded software and accompany transfer to device manufacturing including e.g. factory acceptance testing and protocols
Communicating technical progress, timelines and project risks to stakeholders
Collaborating effectively with the global Business, R&D and Utility Key Account leader(s) and as part of a multi-disciplinary, international team to develop the firmware and technical solutions as part of the overall Grid Modernization strategy
Your Skills and Expertise To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in electrical/electronic engineering, software engineering, computer sciences (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Five (5) years of hands-on firmware development experience
Three (3) years of experience as a firmware architect or in a similar technical leadership role
Five (5) years of experience with working on software projects involving real-time operating systems such as FreeRTOS, ThreadX running on ARM based microcontrollers such as ST Micro, Renesas utilizing a broad range of peripherals
Three (3) years of experience involving embedded system software development using C, C++ languages and using Python/Perl
Two (2) years of experience with embedded protocols
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Master's degree (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Industry experience with power utility systems, system integration and applicable standards
Experience working with AWS or MS Azure cloud platforms
Experience with implementation of protocols such as DNP3, IEC 61850, TLS layer, cyber cryptography, and encryption algorithms
Understanding of power utility industry best practices
Travel: May include up to 25% domestic/international
Relocation Assistance: May be authorized
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
Supporting Your Well-being
3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.
Resources for You
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