Software Engineering Manager @ iRobot Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina AreaCo-op Engineer @ Intel Design and verification debug and infrastructure, flash memory development. 3 co-op/internship terms from 1996 to 1998 while I was an undergrad. From May 1996 to August 1998 (2 years 4 months) Senior Principal Software Engineer @ iRobot Real-time embedded software & robotic systems development for...
Software Engineering Manager @ iRobot Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina AreaCo-op Engineer @ Intel Design and verification debug and infrastructure, flash memory development. 3 co-op/internship terms from 1996 to 1998 while I was an undergrad. From May 1996 to August 1998 (2 years 4 months) Senior Principal Software Engineer @ iRobot Real-time embedded software & robotic systems development for Roomba and other robots.Software Lead for safety software and systems for IEC 60335 compliance for all robots including safety library abstraction layer, hardware abstraction layer, and a comprehensive unit test framework and tests. Greater Boston AreaAuthor, Editor, Guest @ Embedded FM Embedded.fm is a podcast and website about embedded software engineering.I write a series of articles called “Embedded Software Engineering 101” (http://embedded.fm/blog/ese101), which introduces embedded concepts using the TI MSP430. I also edit other authors' posts on the site.I've also been a repeat guest on the podcast discussing embedded systems, empathy, and version control. Here are links to a couple of my favorites: Staff Embedded Software Engineer @ Ember Corporation, Silicon Labs Firmware and software development for low power wireless ZigBee / 802.15.4 SoCs.Developed for embedded 8051, ARM Cortex-M3, and other chip architectures.Real-time operating system (RTOS) engineering and marketing evaluation for small embedded systems.Silicon Labs acquired Ember in July, 2012. From December 2010 to September 2013 (2 years 10 months) Greater Boston AreaFirmware Engineer, Firmware Engineering Manager @ Silicon Laboratories Firmware and software development for 8051-based embedded processors in radio and audio products.Developed C and assembly code for mixed RAM/ROM/NVM designs.Managed a firmware team; successfully delivered on-time firmware solution for a Class D amplifier product. From July 2009 to December 2010 (1 year 6 months) Austin, TXSenior Design Engineer @ AMD Computer architecture and performance modeling.C++ simulator development focused on next generation out-of-order superscalar X86 processor microarchitectures, including performance modeling, analysis, pre-silicon and post-silicon debug.Developed x86 assembly directed tests for microarchitectural features.Owned a graphical C++/Qt tool used for detailed visualization, analysis and debug of processor simulators. Used with many simulators at AMD.Trained new employees at multiple sites in our infrastructure and tools.Supervised a PhD intern doing performance analysis research. From July 2002 to July 2009 (7 years 1 month) Austin, TX
Software Engineering Manager
Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area
May 1996 to August 1998
Senior Principal Software Engineer
Greater Boston Area
Author, Editor, Guest
Ember Corporation, Silicon Labs
Staff Embedded Software Engineer
December 2010 to September 2013
Greater Boston Area
Firmware Engineer, Firmware Engineering Manager
July 2009 to December 2010
Senior Design Engineer
July 2002 to July 2009
What company does Christopher Svec work for?
Christopher Svec works for iRobot
What is Christopher Svec's role at iRobot?
Christopher Svec is Software Engineering Manager
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Christopher Svec works in the Computer Hardware industry.
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