Firmware Engineer (Instrument Engineering)

Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Weekly Hours: 37.5
Role Number:200463641
This small team of extraordinary engineers designs and produces precision RF and Analog Test Equipment for use in calibrating and testing cellular, 5G, WiFi, BT, mmWave, UWB and NFC radios in millions of iPhones, iPads, Macs and Watches. All members of the team bring their own unique expertise to collectively take internal Apple products from concept to mass production. Each internal product is designed to Apple's exacting standards resulting in breathtaking test equipment that maintains the quality, accuracy and function of commercially available offerings.

Key Qualifications

  • Passionate to learn and work in an agile environment
  • Experience designing embedded firmware in C or C++
  • Recent development experience in one or more of the following areas: Linux, macOS, parallel processing, multi-core or multi-threaded software development
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • International travel of 10% is required


As a Firmware Engineer, you will work on the next generation wireless communication products. Our products are based on platforms that run RTOS, embedded Linux and bare metal firmware on ARM based processors. You will work with other multi-functional team members such as RF system engineers, software engineers, DSP engineers, FPGA logic designers and hardware engineers to design and develop embedded software that is instrumental in creating products loved all over the globe.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree is needed, and we highly value Master’s or above. Relevant fields include Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Math, Physics and other Engineering domains.

Additional Requirements

  • - Experience developing firmware for one or more of the following chip level interface standards is desirable: USB, SPI, I2C, UART, SDIO, PCIe
  • - Ability to use lab equipment such as JTAG, Logic Analyzer, Oscilloscope, Spectrum Analyzer etc...
  • - Experience in LTE or 5G Physical layer.
  • - Experience developing firmware for wireless communications standards.