• Exceptional Technical Leadership Role
  • Global Market Leader

At Honeywell, we are driven to create teams with a mix of styles, thinking and people – because we know that keeps us at the cutting edge of innovation. 

Our employees collaborate to turn bright ideas into real life solutions that positively affect the world in which we live. Using innovative technologies that make our world cleaner and more sustainable, secure, connected, energy efficient and productive, Honeywell is committed to delivering big results in everything we make and do.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented Firmware Engineer to join our Xtralis team. 

The Firmware Team Leader provides technical leadership, design, development, validation and maintenance expertise of software in various electronics technology products within the New Technology Group of Xtralis’ Fire and Environmental Business Unit. With strong software engineering and problem solving skills, the role supports other software engineers whose primary activity is to develop products.

The role owns the PC software and embedded firmware deliverables and quality outcomes for the R&D Projects. This also includes PC software development in support of the embedded product. Detailed responsibilities are for the entire lifecycle from requirements through systems engineering, firmware design and to successful transition to manufacturing through the most efficient means possible to target on quality, functionality, performance, cost and schedule. This includes adherence to and improvement of R&D processes and systems to meet regulatory requirements during product introduction and ongoing compliance.

To succeed in this key role, you will be tertiary qualified in an engineering discipline (i.e. electrical/ electronic/ mechatronic/ IT or similar) with exceptional Firmware capabilities and strong mathematical skills. Further experience will include: experience developing software for technical users; experience evaluating software and systems together with ability to identify areas for modification and experience in working within established Product Development processes in a cross-functional team.

You will demonstrate a strong background and extensive experience in design-for-manufacture principles; extensive knowledge of, and experience in high-tech manufacturing environments and quality standards as well as extensive experience in the design, characterisation, assessment and implementation of systems level deployment including testing, fault-finding, firmware de-bugging and component-level rework. Lastly, you should have a detailed understanding of software engineering processes; C++ programming skills and knowledge of technical specifications creation and test plans

This is a terrific opportunity for a talented and motivated Firmware professional.

Honeywell offers an inclusive, flexible and supportive culture, with merit based pay for performance, along with ongoing training and development opportunities for those that have the desire to succeed. 

We work hard to make the world a better place. With the support of a global organisation and a culture of teamwork and camaraderie that is second to none, Honeywell employees can navigate their way around the world and progress from career to career within the same dynamic company. Our employees are encouraged to be visionaries and they achieve great things to build a team of results-oriented individuals, then empower them to make the world a better place. 

Where will your visions lead you?

Xtralis (owned by Honeywell) is the leading global provider of powerful solutions for the very early & reliable detection, remote video verification, and rapid, effective response to smoke, gas, and security threats. Our technologies prevent disasters by giving users time to respond before life, critical infrastructure or business continuity is compromised. We protect high-value and irreplaceable assets belonging to the world’s top governments and businesses. 

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer that supports a diverse workforce.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply for this position.

Honeywell – Finalist 2016 AHRI awards – Best workplace diversity and inclusion programme. 

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