Development Engineer

Requisition ID:  24281
Job Location(s): 

Durham, NC, US

Job Description

Danfoss, a global market leader in HVAC/R, Water and Motion Controls has an excellent opportunity for an Engineer – Software to join the Danfoss Drives Division Product Development Team located in Research Triangle Park, NC.

As a member of cross-functional project teams, the Engineer – VHDL / Firmware is responsible for contributing to the design and development of new products.  Additional responsibilities include product maintenance and enhancements, exploring new technologies and processes planned for future products.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following. 

  • Prepare designs, specifications, analysis and recommendations for development of new products.

  • Maintain records pertinent to each project in the form of time, project and work tracking reports, documentation, design journals, sketches, drawings, etc

  • Render technical advice and assistance to other product development personnel as to designs, specifications, information sources and testing procedures.

  • Oversee the operations involved in the development and testing of prototype products.

  • Other duties as required. 

Background & Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.  Masters Degree with advanced course work in areas relavent to product development is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of digital hardware / firmware product design and development and /or engineering research.
  • Experience working with VHDL and C/C++ programming. 
  • Knowledge of Python scripting.
  • Ability to read, write and verbally communicate in English along with the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Ability to understand and adhere to a defined software process.
  • Ability to contribute to tasks required to complete a software project, estimate effort required for those tasks, and hold a committed schedule.
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.  Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.,) in its most difficult phases.  Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

 

Preferred Skills

  • Able to contribute as a member of an organized project team of engineers.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of Embedded Software Design.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of real-time software design, software –hardware interaction with real time operating systems, multithreading, and event driven architectures. 
  • Experience working with Python scripting.
  • Variable frequency drive experience
  • Knowledge of Control System Engineering and Motor Control.  
  • Knowledge of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) design.  

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh