Honeywell Sr Firmware Engineer in Shah Alam, Malaysia

Sr Firmware Engineer


Based in our global design centre in Shah Alam Malaysia you will be part of a small team responsible for the development and support of electronic based wiring device products. This team is part of a global engineering team responsible for a wide range BS and VDE standard wiring devices products sold into multiple markets around the world under the MK Electric and Peha brands.

The main role involves the design and ongoing engineering support of the electronics firmware and hardware elements of products. You will be involved in the development of new products via both in house design and supporting buy-to-sell projects as well as the ongoing support and maintenance of those products throughout their life cycle.


  • Design and development of the electronics embedded firmware and hardware elements of electronic wiring device products. There may also be the need to supervise and management external design agencies where necessary
  • Work closely product engineering and mechanical design teams on both internal developments and in supporting third party factored projects to ensure that product design meets and performs to specified requirements and supporting their successful and smooth introduction into manufacture
  • Support and maintenance of existing electronics design ensuring their ongoing performance, reliability and availability in manufacture.
  • Provide component sourcing and selection engineering support to ensure that all component and quality issues are dealt with promptly and efficiently to facilitate a smooth uninterrupted manufacturing process.
  • Creation and maintenance of product design documentation.
  • You will be expected to keep up to date with appropriate technology and application developments relevant to our products and produce rapid prototypes for technology demonstrators and ‘proof of concept’ evaluation.
  • Drive and support Technology Development and Value Engineering projects where required.
  • To provide technical support where required on customer issues

    25 Develop software

    25 Programming

    25 Manage software applications

    25 Creation of instructional technical manuscripts


Higher education degree level qualification in Electronic Engineering or relevant engineering science.



  • At least 2 years experience of working in a product development environment with a structured product development process. A minimum of 5 years experience of working in an electronics embedded firmware and hardware design role with knowledge and practical experience in the following areas.....



o Experience of design and development of low cost embedded firmware for 8 and 16 bit PICs and Micro-processors using C (and assembler) using configuration management tools.

o Ability to create well architected and structured code to facilitate re-use and interrupt managent prioritisation

o Experience of real time embedded firmware design for consumer products their associated user interfaces.

o Practical experience in utilising software techniques to reduce external hardware requirements.

o Use of debug tools and methods for root cause analysis to facilitate rapid problem solving.

o Ability to plan, document and implement robust unit and integration testing

o Experience of production testing relating to firmware based product functionality

o Ability to analyse and understand other people’s code and develop-on.


o Embedded micro-controller hardware design using 8 and 16 bit PICs and Micro-processors

o Aanalogue and power electronics background.

§ Switch mode power supplies up to 30W

§ Analogue power control of mains voltages (ideally with application in lighting control/dimming)

§ Electronic and electro-mechanical switching of AC mains for load control

o Proven ability to improvise where available tools and documentation may be inadequate

o EMC design and analysis to optimise performance and ensure efficient EMC compliance

o Experience of schematic capture, PCB and Assembly layout and circuit analysis.

o A general overview and understanding of RF communications and cyber security

o A general understanding of electronic manufacturing assembly and test practices.

  • Ability to produce and maintain comprehensive, high quality and accurate design documentation
  • Ability to verify design performance against specified requirements during development working closely with electronic product engineers in the planning and physical performance testing of designs
  • Ability to evaluate performance and cost of existing designs to identify improvement opportunities
  • Knowledge of European EMC and Safety standards relating to electronic wiring devices
  • Ability to understand and evaluate evaluate technology patents
  • Capable of working with low levels of supervision as part of multi-disciplined cross functional design team based in multiple regions around the globe.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English, (other langauges would be beneficial) with the ability to communicate clearly with customers, suppliers and manufacturing sites across global regions and to all levels of the business.
  • Have good commercial awareness.
  • Must be willing and able to travel overseas for up to 2 short duration trips per year.
  • A working knowledge and understanding of Six Sigma tools and techniques and the use of these in a structured, methodical and logical approach to FMEA risk assessment and problem solving.


  • Job ID: req144761
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Kompleks Perusahaan LTAT, Jalan Pengapit 15/19, Batu 3 Industrial Estate, Shah Alam, SL 40000 MYS

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