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Newell Brands

Sr. Embedded Software Engineer, IoT - First Alert, Onelink Newell Brands
Aurora, IL

Newell Brands is a company that designs, sources, and distributes consumer and commercial products worldwide.

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Job Description

Job title: Sr. Embedded Engineer, IoT

Location: Atlanta, GA or Aurora, IL

Reports to: Engineering Manager


First Alert ® is seeking a Senior Embedded Software Engineer to work at our engineering office in either Aurora, Illinois or Atlanta, Georgia. The position supports firmware development for wireless connected products for system-on-chip devices running under Linux. The work is in a collaborative team environment using an Agile development process.


* Develop embedded firmware in C language for Linux-based system-on-chip designs
* Integrate software with communication stacks from chip manufacturers
* Unit testing and code reviews
* Build and deploy software updates to an independent SQA test team
* Debug firmware to resolve complex communication and performance issues
* Plan and estimate development activities on an individual level
* Follow company best practices of design, coding, and project management


* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline
* 5 years of work experience developing system-on-chip embedded firmware
* Experience with TCP/IP and cloud access
* Experience with wireless communication including Wi-Fi or BLE
* Scripting languages such as shell scripts and Python
* Familiarity with software configuration management and tracking tools
* Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment


* Work experience in an Agile sprint process
* Experience with Power-Line Communication
* Familiarity with GitHub, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins

Our team works to provide the best options for our customers - to help keep themselves and their loved ones safe and secure. We launched Onelink by First Alert, our connected home brand, in 2015, and have been expanding the line ever since. With our Onelink brand, we elevated our home safety technology to the next level in order to meet the consumer demand for integrated smart home products that are reliable, smart and easy to use. As the most trusted name in home safety, our Onelink products have the First Alert reliable quality that sets them apart from anything else in the connected home market. We are a collaborative team that believes in consumer driven design and is results oriented. The dynamic pace of our organization, continuous improvement and the passion our team shares for helping people protect what matters most is what makes our Newell Brands Connected Home & Security so passionate about the work that we do! Join the most trusted name in home safety as we continue to the next level.

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.


About Newell Brands

Newell Brands is a company that designs, sources, and distributes consumer and commercial products worldwide.

10001 employees
Newell Brands

6655 peachtree dunwoody road

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