Firmware Manager

10-15 years
2 months ago 1 Applied
Job Description

Job Description

Firmware Manager

Job Summary:

Vertiv is hiring SeniorManager Firmware Engineer in India, Pune, who lead a team to develop firmware and embedded control algorithms for power switching and distribution and/or Uninterruptible Power Supply products. The qualified candidate will have an electrical, electronic or relevant engineering degree with firmware development experience in a related field of inverter, rectifier, and dc/dc converter design. The qualified candidate will work with a Local and Global group of firmware team members.


  • Lead the firmware engineering function and team. Manage and works jointly with embedded firmware engineers on system and product architecture and related design strategies.
  • Develops the firmware for uninterrupted power supplies and control algorithms.
  • Develops models of the system to be controlled using MATLAB / Simulink and the power system block set.
  • Simulates the developed control algorithms in MATLAB / Simulink and fine tunes the control parameters.
  • Converts the control algorithms to firmware, using C / C++ and then integrates the embedded control algorithms into the MATLAB / Simulink models.
  • Works with global firmware team to implement embedded control algorithm and deploy products globally.
  • Supports field customer issues.
  • Independently performs analysis and design of system architectures.
  • Troubleshoots and performs system level failure mode analysis.


  • Batcher or Master Degree in Electronics or Electrical or related Engineering
  • 15+ years in overall embedded firmware engineering design and development experience.
  • 10+ years in embedded firmware engineering leadership roles.
  • Demonstrated history of leading firmware development teams using Agile methodologies.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication skills and cross functional team experience.
  • Ability to scope effort and define milestones for product initiatives
  • Hand-on experience on firmware development for DSP (on TI C2000 preferred), STM32 Cortex M series controllers.
  • Experience on Power electronic domain control algorithm for Inverters, rectifiers, BMS is preferred.
  • Experience developing embedded software in C and C++
  • Demonstrated knowledge of controlling Power Devices. For example, PWM controlled rectifiers, inverters (IGBT) is preferred
  • Demonstrated skill understanding feedback control algorithms, such as PID controllers.
  • Knowledge of using MATLAB/Simulink tool and creating simulation models for analysis and troubleshooting is preferred will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of developing firmware in an RTOS environment is a plus.


  • Knowledge of system failure mode and operations in a power system, battery monitoring
  • Demonstrated skill using firmware debugging tools (IAR, Code Composer, Code Warrior).
  • Demonstrated skill setting up and performing tests in a lab environment to validate firmware designs and requirements. Must know how to use an oscilloscope, power meters etc.
  • Knowledge of how to read a circuit board schematic and experience troubleshooting both hardware and firmware related bugs.
  • Knowledge of Agile scrum process, bug/defect tracking tools is a plus.
  • Skill with configuration management practices and tools like Git, JIRA
  • Must have good communication skills: written and oral.
  • Knowledge of product development life cycle is desirable.

About Vertiv:

  • Vertiv is an American, Ohio-based, provider of equipment and services for data centers.
  • Platinum Equity acquired the Emerson Network Power business from Emerson Electric in a transaction valued more than $4 billion, completed in December 2016.
  • Emerson Network Power was rebranded as Vertiv. Emerson also retained a subordinated equity piece in the company.
  • Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Vertiv has 27,000 employees, with business in more than 130 countries, and 23 manufacturing and assembly facilities.
  • The company has regional headquarters in: Maidenhead, England, Bologna, Italy Miami, Florida Pasig, Manila, Philippines Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China and Mumbai, India.
  • Through a merger with GS Acquisition Holdings, the company became publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on February 10, 2020




system failure mode
STM32 Cortex M series controllers
battery monitoring
firmware debugging tools
bug/defect tracking tools
PID controllers
Code Composer
control algorithm
electronic domain
Code Warrior
product development life cycle
configuration management practices

Liebert Corporation is a global manufacturer of power, precision cooling and infrastructure management systems for mainframe computer, server racks, and critical process systems. A subsidiary of Vertiv, It is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and employs more than 1,800 people across 12 manufacturing plants worldwide.

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