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IOT Design Engineer in Dallas, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

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IOT Design Engineer
Direct Hire
Dallas, TX

Do you have a Raspberry Pi, Pi Zero, Arduino, or the like?  Do you like to write code that interacts with physical things?  Do you have some working knowledge of RFID, tags, inlays, antennas and readers? We are growing and need an IoT Engineer that will help by writing code, connecting various devices, and looking for new technology that will accelerate our ability to innovate.  Additionally, you will work on our RFID systems and keep scaling them out as we continue to expand globally.  You will also get to work with a very talented team of engineers, architects, and facility teams that are paving the way forward.  

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Analyze existing RFID / PLC hardware and software components and make improvements
  • Implement software deployment and configuration updates to our RFID / PLC systems
  • Collaborate with vendors and infrastructure to enhance our global RFID / PLC system
  • Work with procurement on component pipeline planning and scheduling
  • Analyze technology trends for IoT by attending meet-ups and conferences
  • Work on IoT proof-of-concepts to demonstrate new business value
  • Support the venue teams during new venue rollouts
  • Develop and improve documentation on system particulars
  • Create tests to increase reliability of overall solutions

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent practical experience
  • Has experience implementing hardware and software integrations into production
  • Has the aptitude to be a polyglot
  • Loves to tinker and learn new technologies
  • Understands major components and basic frequencies of RFID technology
  • Understands and has experience with SDLC
  • Has a growth and scalability mindset for software and hardware that translates to production level implementation realities 
  • Knows how to code things (possible examples: C, C++, C#, Java, Go, Python, Erlang, Delphi, Visual Basic, JavaScript, PHP, Perl or others)
  • Knows what RESTful and JSON are and understands the pros and cons over something like SOAP and XML
  • Loves to connect things to other things and have them communicate to create business value
  • Effectively communicates with facility and maintenance personnel and can have abstract conversation with engineers and architects
  • Ability to travel (estimated 10-15%)


  • Has experience with any of the following:
  1. Raspberry Pi / Pi Zero
  2. Beacons / BLE
  3. NFC
  4. Arduino / Embedded / PLCs
  5. Computer Vision / AI / ML
  6. Already knows about Docker or would like to learn more about it
  7. AWS / Azure / Google Cloud 
  • Knows SQL or Document Stores - MySQL / Mongo / SQL Server 
  • Experience with Integration or IoT platforms


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