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Carrier Sr Electrical Engineer in Ashland, Massachusetts


United States of America


CAFMA: FS Kidde Fenwal Ashland MA 400 Main Street, Ashland, MA, 01721 USA

Carrier is the leading global provider of healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold chain solutions with a world-class, diverse workforce with business segments covering HVAC, refrigeration, and fire and security. We make modern life possible by delivering safer, smarter and more sustainable services that make a difference to people and our planet while revolutionizing industry trends. This is why we come to work every day. Join us and we can make a difference together.


As Senior Electrical Engineer, responsible for embedded/electrical hardware design, development for next gen fire alarm and suppression panel, smoke and heat detectors, wireless and IOT modules and sustain existing products. Work as Individual and with co-located team or global teams with minimal supervision.


Embedded Hardware design and development for next gen fire alarm and suppression panel, smoke and heat detectors, wireless and IOT products.

Detailed responsibilities include

  • Review product requirements, create system requirements, create functional/technical specifications

  • Develop system architecture and design for new products development

  • Design & development, modifications of embedded systems around 32 bit microprocessors, FPGA, 8/16/32 bit microcontrollers, DDR RAM, Flash memory and analog & digital components

  • Understanding and responding quickly to customer issues

  • Update and maintain detailed schematics, components library, BOM and design documents for products.

  • Provide PCB layout design guidelines to PCB designers and maintain Gerber files

  • Perform component selection for obsolescence, cost optimization and value engineering programs

  • Perform RoHS, REACH, California Prop65 analysis

  • Provide detailed circuit analysis, tolerance analysis, simulations, HW FMEA

  • Preparation of system test plans for the circuits designed or modified.

  • Troubleshooting hardware issue and optimize performance.

  • Work closely with test labs for compliance tests such as transient tests, EMI/EMC etc..

  • Work closely with regulatory compliance team / agencies like UL and FM, etc.

  • Follow New Product (NPI) development processes, ECO process and contribute to process improvements

The selected candidate shall be able to work individually and with team – hardware and software both locally and globally.


Associate degree with 5+ years of electrical hardware development experience


Essential Competencies:

  • Strong knowledge in mixed embedded system design (analog and digital) by using 32bit processors, FPGA, SOMs, DDR RAM etc…

  • Proficiency in Schematic capture tools like Altium and/or ORCAD.

  • Proficiency in circuit analysis, circuit simulation using PSpice/LTSpice and circuit tolerance analysis is must.

  • High level Experience with PCB layout tools like Allegro/PADS/ layout

  • Hands on experience of design different interfaces like external memories, I2C, SPI, RS232, RS485, MODBUS, BLE, LCD & touch screen interfaces etc.

  • Must have experience debugging, troubleshooting embedded systems using emulators, JTAG/BDM debuggers etc

  • Must have experience in change request management as well as ECO process.

  • Must have experience with version control and defect tracking software.

  • Passionate to learn new technologies and tools quickly and work in a highly collaborative team-oriented environment.

Desirable Competencies:

  • Experience in RF circuit design at Bluetooth, WiFi etc and PCB layout of embedded wireless systems like WiFi/Bluetooth/Zigbee/ISM band (900 MHz/2.4 GHz) radio systems

  • Experience in designing of safety critical system boiler burner controls as per UL, FM.

  • Experience in Fire detection and alarm systems

  • Experience in design of EMI/EMC compliance system adhere to UL, CE & exposure certification testing

  • Strong technical systems background, Solid written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to understand and document legacy systems designed by others is a plus

  • Experience with JIRA, SolidWorks PDM is a plus

  • Understanding of the entire system development process.

  • Ability to adapt quickly to an existing, complex environment.

  • Ability to quickly learn new concepts and software is necessary.

  • Passionate about building high-quality systems with software implementation best practices.

  • Working experience in product-based companies.

  • Understanding and responding quickly to customer issues.



Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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