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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Firmware Engineer in White Bear Lake, Minnesota

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The Firmware Engineer is responsible for overseeing the various software programs through the company by running multiple analyses, tests and performing digital coding.


General Responsibilities

  • Key participant in analyzing, designs, programs, debugs and modified software

  • Collaborates on the troubleshooting of codes for firmware applications

  • Organizes analog and digital hardware and software operating systems

  • Position requires knowledge and exposure to hardware design

  • Key participant in the programming of machine language, assembly language and high level languages

Experience / Qualifications

  • A university degree and 2-4 years of experience (i.e. Bachelors degree) or a graduate degree and 0-2 years of experience (i.e. Masters degree)

  • Must be a team player able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands

  • Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation

  • Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results

  • Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity

  • Holds self-accountable to achieving goals and standards

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customers



  • A solid background in software engineering and programming languages

  • Prior hands-on experience with software development and programming languages for embedded or non-embedded systems including ability to read and comprehend code (embedded C, C++, Python, MATLAB/Simulink, etc.)

  • BS in Software or Computer Engineering preferred

  • At least 2 years of industrial experience in microcontrollers and electronics controller development and/or architecting complex systems in industrial systems specifically mobile applications

  • Windows development with MS Visual Studio, .NET, and C#

  • Working knowledge of CAN communication analyzer tools (e.g. RV-CAN, CANalyzer and CANape)

  • Hands-on technical experience debugging complex systems involving networked microprocessors and software-controlled electrical or electromechanical systems

  • Familiarity with safety-critical software design techniques and methodologies, configuration management tools such as Git, SVN, TFS, Bugzilla etc.

  • Broad knowledge of engineering fundamentals, electrical schematics and component datasheets and lab equipment: oscilloscopes, power supplies, etc. is desirable


Smarter Together

  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

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We are ready for the next century.

Our vision is to be a world leader in mission-critical sensing and electrical protection while satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, efficiency and a clean environment and being a partner, employer and neighbor of choice. Our sensors are the fundamental building blocks needed for a smart, connected, electrified and, ultimately, autonomous world. Click here to find out more about our Future Focus (

Sensing is what we do.

In fact, our name Sensata comes from the Latin word sensate for ‘those gifted with sense’. Our focus on sensing is also reflected in our logo, which spells Sensata in Braille.

Sensata Technologies is a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Mission-critical means products that are essential and difficult to do. You’ll find our 47,000 unique products in many applications anywhere from automotive braking systems to aircraft flight controls.

Sensata devices are in systems that protect people and the environment, so what we do matters. We take pride in knowing our technologies improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day.

Diversity Statement

We are dedicated to ensuring our employees feel a sense of belonging ( and respect every day. We believe that every individual has unique insights that others can learn from. Working at Sensata means you can bring your whole self to the table. Our goal is to achieve fair representation of women, minorities, veterans, people with disabilities, and all types of diversity among all levels in our organization.

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