Firmware Technical Manager
Logitech is the Sweet Spot for people who want their actions to have a positive global impact while having the flexibility to do it in their own way.
The Team and Role:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Firmware Technical Manager to join our Audio Cluster team within Hardware Engineering, specializing in the development of Gaming Audio products.
The Firmware Technical Manager is responsible for developing and optimizing firmware solutions for our state-of-the-art Wireless or USB headsets. The expertise will be critical in ensuring the seamless integration of firmware with our innovative audio technologies.
Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and just Do. Share our passion for Equality and the Environment. These are the behaviors and values you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:
Develop and drive the design, development, and debugging of firmware solutions for Wireless 2.4GHz, Bluetooth or Wired USB headsets, including audio processing, connectivity, battery management, and device integration.
Collaborate with hardware engineers to define system requirements and specifications, ensuring firmware compatibility and seamless integration with headset components.
Implement and optimize firmware architectures and algorithms to deliver superior audio quality, low latency, and reliable connectivity.
Conduct thorough testing and validation of firmware designs, adhering to industry standards and best practices, and addressing compatibility across various platforms.
Work closely with software developers to integrate firmware with higher-level headset applications and software stacks.
Troubleshoot and resolve complex firmware-related issues throughout the development and production process.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project timelines, resource allocation, and deliverables.
Lead and mentor the FW teams from JDM/ODM company if required, providing technical guidance, support, and performance management.
Stay up to date with the latest trends, technologies, and standards in Bluetooth or USB audio, firmware engineering, and the headset industry.
For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and experiences to our team:
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
7 years of experience in firmware development, with demonstrated expertise in Bluetooth or USB headsets.
Strong knowledge of embedded systems, microcontrollers, and firmware architectures.
Proficiency in C/C++ programming languages and experience with embedded systems development tools and environments. Solid understanding of audio processing algorithms, audio codecs, and audio hardware interfaces.
Familiarity with Bluetooth technology and protocols (e.g., Bluetooth Low Energy) or USB standards (e.g., USB Audio Class) as applied to headsets.
Experience with BT sniffer, USB protocol analyzer and logic analyzer.
Experience with battery management and power optimization in portable devices.
Solid understanding of real-time operating systems (RTOS) and device drivers.
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to debug complex firmware issues.
Strong experience with Git or other version control systems for managing firmware codebase, tracking changes, and collaborating with the firmware team.
Strong documentation skills to ensure clear and comprehensive documentation of firmware changes, releases, and versioning.
Strong communication and collaboration abilities, working effectively within cross-functional teams.
Good leadership and mentorship skills.
Having the experiences on Skyworks, Qualcomm or Airoha platforms is a plus.
Across Logitech we empower collaboration and foster play. We help teams collaborate/learn from anywhere, without compromising on productivity or continuity so it should be no surprise that most of our jobs are open to work from home from most locations. Our hybrid work model allows some employees to work remotely while others work on-premises. Within this structure, you may have teams or departments split between working remotely and working in-house.
Logitech is an amazing place to work because it is full of authentic people who are inclusive by nature as well as by design. Being a global company, we value our diversity and celebrate all our differences. Don’t meet every single requirement? Not a problem. If you feel you are the right candidate for the opportunity, we strongly recommend that you apply. We want to meet you!
We offer comprehensive and competitive benefits packages and working environments that are designed to be flexible and help you to care for yourself and your loved ones, now and in the future. We believe that good health means more than getting medical care when you need it. Logitech supports a culture that encourages individuals to achieve good physical, financial, emotional, intellectual and social wellbeing so we all can create, achieve and enjoy more and support our families. We can’t wait to tell you more about them being that there are too many to list here and they vary based on location.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
If you require an accommodation to complete any part of the application process, are limited in the ability, are unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us toll free at +1-510-713-4866 for assistance and we will get back to you as soon as possible .