Firmware Development Manager - VC Headset

Engineering Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu


Description

Position at Logitech

VC Headset Firmware Development Manager

The Role

Logitech’s VC Headsets team is creating a firmware development team to work on exciting new headsets.

You will work in a central organisation developing common firmware and helping create these new and innovative experiences. You will be part of a transversal team that positively impacts the lives of millions of people and will collaborate with a high-calibre multidisciplinary international team redefining the future of Logitech. You will be a key contributor in imagining, and developing experience of future products, as well as enhancing current products.

Your Contribution

Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and just Do. These are the behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:

  • Lead the India-based firmware development team that includes firmware engineers and QA engineers

  • Take part in the definition, design, development and implementation of firmware for new personal collaboration devices and services 

  • This is a hands-on position, we want a deeply technical manager who can architect, code and take on some of the workload

  • Collaborate with global partners in hardware, software, mechanical, RF, DSP functions to deliver a compelling product

  • Support existing products as necessary

Key Qualifications

For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:

  • Minimum 3 years as a manager of a team of min 6 people

  • Minimum 6 years experience in firmware development for battery powered devices

  • Experience with architecting firmware for a product -- needs to be able to break product development into -- firmware features, manufacturing test related tasks, diagnosis or logging related tasks

  • Experience with a platform approach to firmware development (be able to think and articulate how they would go about it or do it; common code base)

  • Experience in anticipating risks in the program and identify areas to work on to reduce risk. 

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Keep yourself up-to-date on latest industry trends, and are able to propose enhancements to existing services

Desired Soft Skills

We are looking for someone who 

  • is a rounded leader with the inherent character to motivate and make the team thrive

  • is inspiring, is a positive leader with open leadership style coupled with the ability to ‘dig deep’ in software development challenges, and business requirements

  • is self-motivated, passionate with a high energy level

  • has strong communication and interpersonal skills, including excellent writing skills

  • is positive, likeable, open, helpful, ambitious, humble and has a sense of humour

  • is able to lead by example, participate to team effort, including on-call duty

  • is able to manoeuvre through crisis, and with an operational-oriented mind-set who can work under pressure when the situation requires it

  • always has the end user experience in mind

Desired Technical Skills

  • Experience leading projects, strong project management skills a plus

  • Experience with developing firmware for low power battery powered consumer electronic devices

  • Experience developing audio firmware that involve single, multiple microphones and speakers

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Experience with implementing security and privacy best practices

Education

  • BS/MS in Computer Science /Electrical Engineering or equivalent

Logitech is the sweet spot for people who are passionate about products, making a mark, and having fun doing it. As a company, we’re small and flexible enough for every person to take initiative and make things happen. But we’re big enough in our portfolio, and reach for those actions to have a global impact. That’s a pretty sweet spot to be in and we’re always striving to keep it that way.

 “All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, Age, sex, 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, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at +1 (510)713- 4866 for assistance.

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