Embedded Systems Engineer Co-Op
Job Details
Madison Studio - Madison, WI
About the Job

The Electrical Engineering department in our Madison Studio is seeking an Embedded Systems Engineering Co-Op for our expanding product development team. We are looking for a motivated self-starter and problem solver who will contribute to the continued growth of the company. You will work closely with the electrical, mechanical, and industrial design groups to design and develop embedded systems for a wide variety of applications, including motor control, audio processing, and wireless communications (Bluetooth, WiFi, LoRa, Cat-M, Zigbee, etc.). You must be familiar with firmware design and be able to author maintainable code in C/C++, along with associated documentation. You will tackle both system level and detailed design issues. 

This position is specific to our Madison, WI studio and will take place between January-June 2023. 


  • Serve as a resource for project teams, applying engineering principles, technical knowledge, experience, and research to product development efforts.
  • Produce firmware/software for embedded devices utilizing C/C++
  • Assist in component selection and board layout for embedded devices
  • Circuit test and debug using lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, spectrum analyzers and signal generators
  • Research and prototype novel technologies to expand the knowledgebase of the Electrical Engineering team
About You


  • Pursuing a BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline
  • Completion of 2+ years undergraduate course work at the start of the Co-Op
  • At least one previous Internship, Co-Op, or robust Research Position within field of study
  • Experience with hands on development of embedded systems
  • Proficient in the C/C++ programming languages and associated toolchains
  • Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, and programming methodologies
  • Use of oscilloscopes and lab instrumentation for board-level debug

Preferred Experience

  • Implementation of Real-time Operating Systems (RTOS) in a resource constrained environment
  • Software development in an Embedded-Linux environment
  • Device drivers programming including ISR, UART, SPI, I2C, DMA, ADC, DAC, etc.
  • Communication protocol design such as TCP/IP, UDP, Serialization, etc.
  • Digital hardware design and interfacing including uC, DSPs, memory, schematic entry, PCBs, etc.
  • Project management, system level design, system integration
  • ST, Freescale, Microchip, ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers / ARM Cortex-A microprocessors
  • Instrumentation, control theory, digital signal processing, filter design, motor control
  • Switching power supplies, signal conditioning, analog front- end, low-noise amplifiers, etc
  • Application development in a PC environment utilizing C#.NET, Python, Qt, GUIs, etc.


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About Delve  

Delve is a multidisciplinary product innovation firm that brings bold ideas to market those guides clients through the complexities of innovation, delivering better, faster, and more sustainable success. For over 55 years, Delve has mobilized the best experts and technologies for its clients, completing over 10,000 client projects, producing over 1,500 patents, and winning over 200 design awards.


Delve serves ambitious start-ups to Fortune 500 clients in the healthcare, consumer, and commercial industries, delivering innovation through advanced expertise in research, strategy, design, and engineering. Delve has placed innovation studios in Boston, Madison, Philadelphia, and San Francisco to attract forward- thinking leaders to solve complex product challenges through human-centered design.