Embedded Software Engineer

Bridgestone Firestone Akron, OH

Nashville, Tennessee based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries. The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world's largest chain of automotive tire and service centers. Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.

Position Summary

Design, code, test and launch embedded software for next-generation Sensor and IoT Technologies for Bridgestone. Join us in a collaborative and hands-on team environment that fosters engineering excellence, creativity, and innovation with a focus on automotive and mobility electronics.

We are looking for an Embedded Software Engineer with strong design skills, to develop the software running on sensors and sensing systems for Bridgestone's future products. This position requires strong problem-solving skills, tenacity and talent, sense of urgency and team work with internal and external partners.


* Develop embedded software designs for sensors and sensing systems for an automotive environment

* Define and create product SW specifications including system designs, feature descriptions and application notes of functional blocks.

* Participate in defining engineering approaches and in planning and scheduling work.

* Create and execute software test plans

* Generate engineering documents: specifications, schematics, BOM, validation reports, schedules etc.

* Sensor and system bring-up, performance analysis and characterization

* Author regular technical communication for executive and cross-functional briefings

* Work cross functionally within R&D, IT and business Strategy unit.

* Follow established procedures and best practices


* BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or related field, or industry experience equivalent.

* 4+ years experience in a product development role desired

* Expertise in design, analysis, and testing of microcontroller operated digital and analog electronics

* Embedded software development experience/knowledge utilizing various communications stacks and protocols

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills and solid teamwork and leadership skills

* Good working knowledge of revision control systems like SVN and GiT

* Working experience in an Agile environment

* Experience creating, writing and executing test plans/cases.

* Awareness of vehicle bus and automotive communication protocols highly desired



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