Firmware Engineer III

Updated on 5/17/2024

Universal Electronics

Universal Electronics

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides wireless control solutions for smart homes



Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Required Skills
  • 7+ years of embedded real-time firmware development using C and/or other middle to high-level languages
  • 3+ years of experience in system design and architecture
  • Experience with various RF technologies such as Bluetooth classic, BLE, Zigbee, RF4CE, Wi-Fi, Z-Wave
  • Experience with communication protocols like SPI, I2C, UART, I2S, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with MCU cores and peripherals
  • Experience in consumer electronics product development, especially IR/RF remote control, HVAC controls, Thermostats, and Sensors
  • Experience developing on a bare metal and using an RTOS. FreeRTOS is a plus
  • Experience with debuggers, logic analyzers, and oscilloscopes
  • Experience designing device drivers for peripherals like external memories and sensors
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Conduct R&D on new high-tech devices/products
  • Work as a member of the Agile cross-functional development team
  • Participate in dialog with other developers on architecture, defects, enhancements, and issues
  • Collect input from stakeholders and develop architecture requirements
  • Track software development issues and determine resolutions
  • Share knowledge with junior team members through mentoring and code reviews
  • Architect, design, develop, and validate embedded firmware
  • Create Software Design Specifications from requirement specification
  • Identify and implement engineering projects to reduce costs and improve production efficiencies
  • Support ongoing production and collaborate with cross-functional teams to resolve product issues
  • Ability to multitask and handle multiple projects at various phases

Universal Electronics specializes in wireless universal control solutions for home entertainment and smart home devices, merging RF, IR, Bluetooth, IP, QuickSet cloud, nevo.ai, and wireless connectivity technologies. They serve a broad spectrum of industries including video service providers, telecommunications, security, television manufacturing, and smart home production. Their expertise in integrating various control and sensory technologies into cohesive solutions makes them a leader in the home automation and control industry, providing dynamic career opportunities in cutting-edge technology environments.

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Scottsdale, Arizona



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