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Firmware Engineer 4


Redmond, WA, US, 98053

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Engineering

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.


Triumph Group Inc. is a leader in the design, development, manufacture, repair, sales, and life cycle support of aircraft control and actuation systems and structures. Triumph Aerospace Systems Seattle’s function is to design and integrate systems and structures aboard customer airframes utilizing the broad capabilities of the companies within Triumph Group.

Triumph is seeking a versatile, detail-oriented Firmware Engineer to assist in electronics, systems, development, and test. The position will be heavily engaged with engineering, program management, customers, suppliers, and manufacturing of motor and motion control systems. The individual must know the important elements in system, hardware and software engineering, have a great sense of detail, know how to take on various duties in a short time, and be able to take initiative when needed.

Essential Function of the Job:
1)    Perform detailed software design and development including code analysis, test script development, and qualification
2)    Perform initial bring-up of new circuit board designs and perform detailed verification, integration, and troubleshooting to ensure software functions as intended
3)    Contribute to project proposals, feasibility studies, trade studies, and proof of concept development to support current programs and ensure future program successes
4)    Must be a self-starter willing to learn and take on new challenges
5)    Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills
6)    Provide support to identify root cause for failures and manage software patching during development test 
7)    Prepare technical documentation as well as design review materials
8)    Collaborate with system-level, hardware and software design engineers to develop designs on aggressive time schedules
9)    Prepare and conduct manual and automated tests
10)    Occasional travel to Triumph Redmond site or customer sites for debugging and testing may be necessary (<10%)


1)    Bachelor’s degree in CS, EE or related, 8-10 years’ experience, Masters strongly preferred
2)    C, C++ programming for embedded systems
3)    Writing and debugging real time, safety critical code
4)    Understanding of external communication protocols, such as Ethernet, Serial, USB, etc., and inter-board communication protocols such as parallel, SPI and I2C
5)    Interpreting datasheets for writing low level device drivers
6)    Use of version control and build systems
7)    Ability to debug firmware/hardware interaction as needed using diagnostic tools such as oscilloscopes and logic analyzers

Desired Skills:
1)    GUI Development
2)    Altium
3)    Python
4)    Matlab/Simulink
5)    Familiarity with kernel level programming and debugging, understanding of impact of software on hardware preferred
6)    Familiarity with Eclipse based software development environments preferred.
7)    Interfacing with analog systems, high speed signals, and implementation of real time control loops experience preferred
8)    Power electronics or motor controls or actuation systems, electric machine drives

Why work at Triumph?
1)    Full hands-on engagement with new product introduction. Own systems from concept to deployment!
2)    Work on next generation aircraft
3)    Generous time off policy
4)    Flexible hours

Benefits:  Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA/HSA plans, STD, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D, EAP, Legal, ID Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, Tuition Assistance, 401k with Employer Match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, Paid Time Off (PTO), Flexible Time Off (FTO), 12 Paid Holidays and Washington Paid Sick Leave.  

Salary Range: $106,200 - $159,400

Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Pursuant to International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”), applicants for SELECT positions will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residence, or U.S. Immigration Status in order to meet the minimum qualifications for those select positions. All inquiries related to citizenship are asked solely to comply with ITAR and EAR export licensing requirements.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

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Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue