Lead Software Engineer, Blue

Engineering Westlake Village, California


Position at Blue Microphones

Blue Microphones, a Logitech brand, offers a range of recording tools for almost any application in both professional and consumer markets. From our flagship studio Bottle microphone to the world’s #1 USB microphones, like Yeti and Snowball, we have products that inspire creativity.

We’re located in Westlake Village, CA, 30 minutes Northwest of Los Angeles.

Visit us at www.bluedesigns.com

The Role:

The Lead Software Engineer, leads, and manages a group of highly competent pc software/firmware engineers. As the champion of the software discipline, you will continuously drive the improved capabilities in the software area. Through ingredient projects, collaborations with other Logitech engineering groups, and a constant search for new technologies, techniques and tools to drive the competitiveness of the Blue products of the future. We’re a small team of passionate product makers with backgrounds from both the audio industry and consumer electronics. Join our team and help us continue Blue’s legacy of innovative products that offer cutting-edge design and performance.

The ideal candidate will combine experience in the relevant industries with a passion for managing the creation of innovative and visionary products. Candidates should have substantial experience in managing start-to-finish product development projects, with consistent collaboration with the company's engineering team, operations team, and product managers as well as our China based manufacturing partners.

Leadership skills and responsibilities:

  • Functional excellence. Drive continuous improvement and excellence of the software engineering discipline within blue, developing performance, ways of working, tools etc.

  • Driving innovation with in the software engineering discipline area.

  • Networking with other groups within Logitech, to enable knowledge transfer and getting new ideas, collaborate on early projects etc. Networking to leverage the knowledge of the bigger organization. Traveling will be required.

  • Comfortable, driving ingredient projects, and early concepting studies with few or vague and changing requirements.

  • Driving discipline level design reviews.

  • Line management, workload planning of a group of highly qualified pc software/firmware engineers.

  • Be hands on, participating in programs playing the role of an software engineer.

Software Engineering skills and responsibilities:

  • Supporting product ideation and conceptualization

  • C/C++

  • Multi-threading programming

  • Cross platform development

  • Standard development IDEs (Visual Studio / XCode)

  • Qt framework

  • React/Redux framework

  • Revision Control (Git)

  • Familiar with CMake

  • Experience working directly with international subcontracting vendors.


  • A software engineering degree or equivalent experience

  • 5+​ years of management or leadership experience and new product development experience.

  • 10+ years of experience in software engineering

  • Direct experience in working with, communicating with China contract manufacturers

  • Proven ability to operate effectively within a small and rapidly growing group, as well as in a complex organization

  • software engineering degree

  • Excellent organizational and management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Previous experience working in Logitech is preferred

If you are interested in the opportunity to join the team at this unique and exciting brand, please submit a resume describing your skills, relevant experience, and prior work history.  This job is located in Westlake Village CA.

Blue Microphones, part of 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, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”

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