Embedded Engineer (Electrical)

Northbrook, IL 60062

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Electrical Engineering Job Number: Hd420970419 Compensation: $100000-130000 / year

Job Description

Title: Embedded Electrical Engineer 


Location: Northbrook, IL 


Overview: Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.


Hire Type: Direct Hire


Job Summary:

  •  Initiate and implement efforts to detect, solve and preclude the recurrence of design problems in addition to developing and implementing efforts to reduce excess works costs. Remain up to date on new and emerging technologies.
  •  Initiate and implement new circuit board designs including but not limited to microcontrollers, transceivers, ethernet/USB chips and power regulators. 
  • Develop (and Support team efforts) embedded software for boards with 8-to-32-bit Microcontrollers, sensors, and motor drivers. 
  • Maintain and expand existing software created for boards with 8-to-32-bit Microcontrollers, sensors, and motor drivers. 
  • Lead/ participate in design review for software and electrical circuits and PCBs. 
  • Create and release designs assuring functionality, feasibility, reliability, completeness, and conformance with applicable  standards while maintaining high quality & consistency of engineering deliverables. 
  • Failure analysis on returned units for software and electrical issues. Debug and troubleshoot embedded systems and prototyping boards. Use electrical test equipment such as network analyzer, oscilloscope, protocol analyzer for wide range of applications.



  • B.S. Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering school. 
  • 6-10 years’ experience with boards and software development for motion control systems is preferred. 
  • Minimum 5 years of circuit and PCB design experience with Altium Designer or similar software is required. EOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran
  • Experience in coding and techniques in C. 
  • Minimum 5 years embedded software development working experience with 8–32-bit microcontrollers.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

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