Firmware Engineer

  • Location

    San Mateo

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering, Product

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Competitive + Equity

  • Contact:

    Kiel O'Mara

  • Contact email:


  • Duration:


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  • Consultant:

    Kiel O'Mara

My client is a well-funded IoT smart-lighting startup, based in the South Bay area - Their technology makes your home a brighter, happier and more peaceful place. The intelligent lighting system contributes to an environmentally friendly home.

I am looking for a Senior FW Engineer to join the team:

What You'll Do:

  • Architect, implement and maintain custom drivers and enhancements for custom Android/Linux-based platforms and embedded microcontrollers
  • Create and write test cases to exercise and validate hardware designs and validate components and assemblies during manufacturing
  • Working closely with manufacturing partners and technicians, contribute to architecting and maintaining test stands, tooling, and supporting infrastructure
  • Evaluate applicable standards for each product and designing test platforms to implement required testing

What You Need:

  • BS and/or MS in Computer Science/EE/ME
  • 3+ years of coding experience on embedded platforms including microcontrollers and embedded Android / Linux
  • Proficiency in C/C++, Python, Bash, and embedded software development environments.
  • Experience building custom peripheral drivers under Linux, RTOS, and bare-metal environments
  • Experience bringing up different sensing technologies (audio, PIR motion, ambient light) and interpreting data - Preferred
  • Experience with the electronics manufacturing industry and the product development manufacturing phases
  • Experience with board bring-up and hardware debug using tools (JTAG and oscilloscopes)
  • Startup experience

On Offer:

  • Strong competitive salary package
  • Equity
  • Awesome benefits

No visa transfers or sponsorship available