Xylem New Graduate Firmware Engineer in Morton Grove, Illinois

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative and smart technology solutions to the world’s water and energy utility challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services, and agricultural settings. With its November 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics to its portfolio of solutions for water, gas and electric utilities. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2015 revenue of $3.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands. The Company’s nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions.

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a New Graduate Firmware Engineer, as a member of the Firmware team, the incumbent will develop and implement products involving complex RF communications, tooling, electronics, software and embedded systems. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to succeed in a fast paced, fluid environment, while ensuring that project initiatives are met. If you are excited and passionate to work on state-of-the art technology trends, we want to hear from you!

We want someone who:

  • Is interested in working with the development of micro-controller or DSP based or embedded systems;

  • Is interested in developing the building blocks for new core features and functionality for future products.

  • Wants to participate in the selection and development of suitable RF components and development tools.

  • Desire and ability to learn new tools, languages and design techniques.

  • Has a strong sense of ownership and drive

  • Is passionate about embedded systems, circuit boards, PCB schematics/layouts

  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Has strong customer focus

Some of the things we need to see in every candidate:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent.

  • 0-2 years’ experience with RF and/or analog and digital electronic/embedded design.

  • Some exposure to common test equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and frequency analyzers is also highly desired.

  • Solid understanding of analog and digital circuitry

  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, orally with both local and remote sites

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of engineers to meet aggressive goals and high quality standards

  • Demonstrated experience working with cross functional teams

It would be awesome if you:

  • Were the Lead Engineer for your Senior project

  • Have exposure assisting with the development and testing/verifying of embedded systems

  • Have exposure assisting Quality Assurance and Marketing in investigating and analyzing defective product returned from customers.

  • Had exposure to a fast paced team environment where you have interfaced regularly with electrical, back-end software, mechanical and system test engineers on system level design development

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