Senior Electrical/Firmware Design Engineer

COMPANY:  Raven Industries

Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104-5931

STATUS:  Exempt
REQ ID:  30003

For 60 years, Raven has developed, marketed, and produced technical solutions to great challenges. Utilizing our strength in engineering, manufacturing, and technological innovation, Raven today is a leader in precision agriculture, high-performance specialty films, and situational awareness markets. Our purpose to Solve Great Challenges is bold and authentic; it keeps us grounded in markets that have meaning, provide profitable growth, and align with our values.

Raven Applied Technology is dedicated to feeding a growing world population. How would you like to see your creation every time you take a drive through the countryside and know it is putting food on the table? Our technology in precision agriculture drives tractors down the field, wirelessly connects the field and the office, and protects the environment with controlled outputs. Join our team, and help farmers around the world grow more with less.


Summary Design, develop, and test designs from concept through production stage, and make modifications as needed.


Primary responsibilities include development of board support packages, drivers, and low level code for microcontrollers and microprocessors. Will work with the electronics designer to specify a processor and configuration. Target development may be for Linux or other UNIX-like operating systems, RTOS, or bare-metal. 

Essential Functions
• Research, develop, and test designs concepts including hardware, BSPs, and drivers.

• Perform or facilitate installation/testing related to the product, system, or process.
• Determine purpose, application, and feasibility of new or enhancement of existing products or processes.
• Create and update documentation for designs, and all phases of the project.
• Coordinate engineering efforts and provide engineering assistance to internal teams or external customers.
• Demonstrates the Dimensions of Competition and Raven Team Member Values in their daily actions.
• May be called upon to perform comparable duties of a similar or related nature and/or assist in other areas as needed.
• Works under limited supervision.

• Contributes to the team and projects in an above average manner.

• Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering is required

• Prior relevant work experience is required, 2+ years for bachelors, new grad for masters.

• Strong C skills required.

• Experience with complex electrical schematics is required.

• Experience with low level hardware access code development is required.

• Experience debugging/testing on hardware is required.

• Experience with Linux driver development is preferred.

• Experience with electrical schematic entry is preferred.

• Experience with PCB layout is a plus.

• Experience with Altium Designer is a plus.
• Knowledge of manufacturing techniques is preferred.
• Proficiency with a computer, including use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Team player who is self-motivated, and has ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.
• Limited travel may be necessary..



Raven is an EO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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