Kappa Search | Chicago Employment Agency | Electronics Engineer Job

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago employment agency that specializes in engineering, technology, technical sales and supply chain recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for degreed electrical engineers with microcontroller expertise.
If you’d like to work on a team developing cutting edge electronic building security products, apply through this ad to be considered.If you can write firmware for microcontrollers and understand hardware at the board level, you could be a fit for this job. There is a tremendous growth opportunity because it is a new position on a team that has a strong set of mature products and plans to develop new products.

We’ve been working with this company for a long time and it’s a great place to work because they only hire top talent.

There are two types of candidates that could be a fit:

Type #1 – Strong firmware with an understanding of hardware

  • 3 + years in SW, FW, HW (in order of importance)
  • BS in Engineering
  • Firmware:  Assembly and C
  • Hardware: Digital and analog – need to have experience coding for products with HW in them
  • ARM7 and/or HC11 microcontrollers
  • SPI, USB, Ethernet and/or UART (RS232, RS422, RS485)

Type #2 – Strong Windows based programming with an understanding of hardware:

Someone who knows Windows software well but also understands hardware. This person would be able to direct Windows software developers and work with the hardware and firmware developers.

For the first year, you will debug and redesign and recode existing products. If you would like to design new products, there is the opportunity to do that. You will get a chance to be hands on with hardware, firmware, and software.


If you can write firmware for hardware and microcontrollers, you could be a fit.OR

If you can write software for a Windows environment (.NET, C++, etc.) AND understand hardware, you could be a fit.

BSEE is preferred.