Principal Firmware Engineer

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
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# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


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About GaN:


The mission of Geeks and Nerds (GaN) Corporation is “to deliver innovative and superior services and technology solutions for our customers, Nation and community.”


We are seeking an exceptional candidate for Principal Firmware Engineer for our government services division. 


GaN is an employee-owned ESOP company.  We believe the success of our corporation is directly tied to the well-being and success of our employee-owners.


We have been recognized as one of the Top 100 Companies in the United States by the US Chamber of CommerceTechnology Business of the Year by the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce, and a BBB Ethics Award recipient. Our Founder, Dr. Kim, has been recognized as the Chamber of Commerce Executive of the Year, IEEE Professional of the year, and Entrepreneur of the year. In addition, our innovative culture has produced over 10 U.S. Patents. Our proven track record of success is only made possible by our extraordinarily talented and dedicated employees.


Join us and become an owner of an exciting company with an important mission!


Job Overview:


GaN is hiring a Senior Firmware/Electrical Engineer to join the TSS Lab team in Huntsville, AL.


  • This person will provide computer engineering support for all TSS lab sustainment systems.
  • This includes but is not limited to: V&V for firmware, develop and implement firmware test strategy/environment, review firmware related documentation, review requirements specifications and test procedures, and verify any needed documents are addressed and available in the repository.
  • Other duties include maintaining test equipment electronics, developing procedures for using lab equipment, and developing specifications for equipment procurement.


Requirements (minimum):


  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD and ten (10) years related experience.
  • Extensive experience with engineering processes and best practices
  • Experience w/ computer and embedded systems
  • Requirements Traceability from Requirements to Testing
  • Attention to Detail
  • 10 - 15 yrs. Experience
  • Systems Engineering Experience


Desired Skills:

  • Experience w/ Missile Systems
  • FPGA programming and debug tools experience
  • Experience generating technical drawings



Special Requirements:


  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must possess active Secret Security Clearance


Equal Opportunity Employer:


Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify.


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