Firmware Manager
Posted on 1/4/2023
Seattle, WA, USA
Experience Level
  • B.S. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum 8 years experience primarily with Real-world Firmware, Embedded Engineering projects that went to market
  • Minimum 1 year of experience Leading Teams with Empathy, Objectivity, and a Mentorship mindset
  • Current, Strong, Technical Expertise in C, C++ Firmware programming and Board Support Packaging on Embedded Linux (primary) and/or RTOS environments (secondary)
  • Object and System Design-first mindset and always thinking about how to build Scalable, Durable, Software Architectures on constrained systems
  • Track record of planning and delivering on Hardware-Software projects that are long-running, contain lots of dependencies, and span several months to 1yr+
  • Experience implementing Engineering Processes that emphasize Quality, Security, Maintainability, Extensibility and Operational Discipline
  • Strong organizational practices that can help build and extend mechanisms Platform Firmware uses for everything from Release Management to Contractor Financial Accountability
  • Firmware Design and Development of IoT infrastructure for current and next-gen Camera-related products
  • Develop and/or Code-review Firmware in C, C++ for Microcontrollers, System-on-Chips and System-on-Modules and the varying RF components they integrate (e.g., Cellular LTE, Bluetooth BLE, Sub-GHz, GNSS, etc.)
  • Collaborate and communicate with global teams during all parts of the Product Development Life-Cycle to drive timely new feature and product launches
  • Be a Firmware Expert and Mentor to other team members and cross-functional partners
  • Collaborate with the Engineering Director and Vietnam Firmware Manager to estimate projects with high confidence during corporate planning cycles, maintain estimates and status for Executive Leadership
  • Manage a small team, demonstrate empathy, and provide clear career growth for Firmware Engineers
  • Collaborate with the Engineering Director and Vietnam Firmware Manager to manage Contractors and Account Relationships with our strategic Vendors
  • Drive Engineering Excellence, Engineering Processes and Best Practices for Firmware Development
  • Drive Security Excellence and Best Practices for Firmware Infrastructure to be proactive against and close any discovered vulnerabilities ASAP
  • Help manage Firmware Releases across multiple components of multiple product-line infrastructure builds
  • Draw upon your deep System Design experience to disambiguate any gray areas of ownership in Firmware or Software between Infrastructure and Product Business Logic Teams
  • Collaborate with Talent Acquisition to focus on growth through both Passive and Active Recruiting

1,001-5,000 employees

Military & defense technology
Company Overview
Axon provides electronic control devices to law enforcement and corrections agencies.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Fitness Programs
  • Mental Health
  • Pre-Tax Savings (401k, HSA, FSA)
  • Annual Bonuses
  • Stocks
  • Remote Work
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Room to Grow
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Learning and Development
Company Core Values
  • Be obsessed
  • Aim far
  • Win right
  • Own it
  • Join forces
  • Expect candor