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Actalent Electrical Engineer II (Hardware/Firmware) in Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Electrical Engineer II (Hardware/Firmware) - Longmeadow, MA

Full-time, direct hire position

Job Responsibilities:

• Design and develop hardware and software for use in Electrical Control systems with focus in Motion and Operation Control Sub System

• Design and setup tests for evaluating the performance of hardware; perform calculations, estimations and laboratory tests required to verify the soundness and suitability of the design; assist in creation of drawings for manufacturing of new parts and products.

• Support supply management with electrical and electronics component issues and Value Engineering (VE) activities related to Fixtures, Drives, Door Controllers and Motion sub system.

• Research, develop and implement replacements for electrical and electronic components. Many components require thorough research into their root design so that the solution is credible. This also requires updates to drawings, BOM,

• Develop, modify Software/ Firmware for in-house test fixtures.

• Support cost reduction and cost avoidance initiatives. Individual would be responsible for preparation of specification, design of functional test equipment, and qualification of the initiative; respective candidate would bring the project to conclusion by publishing opinion to the stack holders.

• Perform root cause failure analysis of electrical, electromechanical and electronic parts and circuitry, suggest corrective actions to ensure product reliability in support of companywide Process Improvement initiatives.


Candidates should possess BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a closely matched discipline.


• This position requires a minimum 2 years of full-time industry experience in both PCB Design and Firmware/Software development.

• Hands on PCB design process experience. Fluency with electrical engineering CAD tools - In-depth knowledge of laboratory instrument and test equipment.

• Hands on experience with microcontrollers, serial communications SPI, I2C, CAN, RS422/485, USB, Ethernet, peripherals, such as DAC/ADC.

• Working knowledge of C/C++, Assembly language in Embedded design application

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email ( for other accommodation options.