Hardware Engineer

Crane Payment Innovations is the leader in world class automated payment solutions.  We partner with businesses to provide payment experiences that set new and innovative standards for consumer convenience, security and reliability.  We are excited to explore new ways every day to improve how millions of people across the globe can make their payments in a way that fits with their lives.  Our global engineers develop products and deliver innovative solutions in currency validation technologies, cash management systems, digital payment technologies, mobile applications, security and digital advertising.  We offer a range of devices for bill and coin validation, cash recycling and dispensing systems, IoT applications for our enterprise-level connected products and services, and software applications to integrate sensory hardware to machines and networks.

At CPI you will become a valuable part of an inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation with the support of over 2,000 associates working in one of our 15 offices across the world.  If you want to have a hands-on global impact on payment solutions, we want you to join our team as a Hardware Engineer. This is a full time position based in our office in Kiev, Ukraine.

Primary Function:

The role of Hardware Engineer is to research, calculate, design, evaluate, integrate and maintain hardware and low-level firmware and for various embedded system projects.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Design, calculate, evaluate, debug and make improvement of  hardware and software for embedded systems.
  • Investigation of various production and field issues and product failures
  • Development, debugging and improvement of the hardware for Bill and Coin validators.
  • Troubleshoot, analyse and resolve various electronic, software and hardware problems. Implement and deploy change requests and enhancements to further improve the existing equipment
  • Create system’s  presentations, models and use cases, including the required documentation.
  • Travel to North America and worldwide to perform engineering and product integration activities

Qualifications and Required Skills

  • Degree in electronic/software engineering coupled with relevant product experience
  • Experience in various complexes electromechanical and embedded microcomputer systems
  • Hands on experience and knowledge of embedded microcontrollers such as MSP430, TMS320, Atmel Mega, Atmel AVR, ARM7, Cortex, Renesas or similar, including software development for these microcontrollers or similar
  • Architecting and development of ‘embedded systems’ for the microcontrollers listed or similar microcontrollers
  • Knowledge of interfaces/protocols: USB, CAN, RS232 or similar type of communication protocols
  • Understanding of the principles of optical, magnetic and ultrasonic sensors, DAC/ADC convertors.
  • Ability to perform circuit calculation and in easy and clearly way prove selected choice.
  • Understanding blue prints, engineering drawings.
  • Experience in PCB design.
  • Knowledge of basis C/C++ for embedded system is an asset
  • Experience with Circuit design in Mentor Graphics is an asset
  • Knowledge of basis for circuit simulation.
  • Experience with IAR Embedded Workbench development environment is an asset
  • Basic experience with electronic CAD development system is an asset
  • Experience with creating process, procedures, and documentation relating to system testing operations
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as a self-starter, and within a team environment
  • Experience with common electronic instruments. Basic soldering skills
  • Ability to make oral and written presentations; ability and confidence to present opinions and thoughts in a clear, unbiased manner
  • Excellent negotiation skills, capable to change a difficult situation in to an opportunity
  • Ability to speak English is an asset

We offer

  • Challenging tasks with using of modern technologies.
  • Company with good reputation on market since 1992 (https://cranepi.com.ua), part of Crane Co. (http://www.craneco.com).
  • Competitive salary, bonus and medical plan.
  • Friendly environment.
  • Learn and Use of English.
  • Flexible working schedule.
  • Lunch Bonus program.
  • Sport Program.
  • Ability to move to USA, Europe.

Be a part of Crane Payment Innovations and Crane Co.

CPI is a part of Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products. Founded in 1855, Crane Co provides products and solutions to customers in four business segments: Aerospace & Electronics, Fluid Handling, Engineered Materials, and Payment & Merchandising Systems.  Crane has approximately 11,000 employees in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Crane Co. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:CR).