Remember your engineering days? Last night study?
Well, I do!
How did you prepare for exams on last moment?
I gathered a list of 5 years university papers, then wrote down all the questions asked,
If I come across any question which was asked more than once then I will just tick it, finally you would
Have a list of about 15 questions which were asked repeatedly & that’s all you need to PASS…
Well, let`s face it YOU WANT TO BE AN EMBEDDED SOFTWARE ENGINEER
We will try to replicate this engineering days strategy to crack a Job interview.
So, I started with 5 years question papers, that’s first 5 pages for search results of Naukri.com.
Search term? Embedded Software Engineer, Bang !
I got one and half pages of search results of all requirements companies were asking for.
But lets the fact, they all exaggerate. Some key skills is all it takes to land in a job of your dreams.
After all you want to be called yourself a Embedded Software Engineer at XXX Pvt Ltd.
Cut through all that shit, I will straight forward give you the final list of all common qualification these companies are asking for. Mind it I deleted the topics which appeared just once or twice.
- Obviously-> Embedded C , Embedded C++ , they all need it, no way out
- Linux Environment, I think what they want is familiarity to CLI and common commands.
- Linux System Programming
- 8/16/32 bit controllers programming
- Linux Network Driver
- CAN LIN SPI I2C Serial/RS422/RS485 USB Modbus
- Bluetooth protocol stack
Using Multimeters and Oscilloscopes
- Wifi TCP/IP UDP ICMP DHCP NAT DNS
- FreeRTOS VxWorks
- IOT->MQTT, AMQP, HTTP, REST API
- PIC MSP430 Rapi-pi ATmega ARM CortexM Controllers
- Linux OS-> uboot, Kernel, Rootfs Yocto, Qt
Well, that’s it.
So by now you know what keywords need to be there in your resume and what all you need to prepare.
If you feel I missed some vital topic please comment below.
Stay tuned we will study these topics together, as we used to do in engineering days.
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