Senior System Firmware Engineer

Engineering San Francisco, California


Description

Position at Astro

Astro Gaming is a rapidly growing company seeking people with a passion for designing incredible gaming products. At Astro, you will have the opportunity to work continuously in a cross functional environment with world class technologists, industrial designers, marketers, the gaming community, and contract manufacturers to create high end gaming equipment. 

Your Contribution:

  • Develop and design firmware for a variety of embedded products.

  • Learn and improve upon current firmware architectures, test systems, and build environments.

  • Assist in defining the architecture of Astro’s future products.

  • Work with the hardware engineering team to solve technical issues during development and after mass production if necessary.

  • Learn and develop scripting solutions to test firmware based features.

  • Research and learn new technologies.

Key Skills:

  • Passion for learning and for developing great products.

  • Strong knowledge in C language.

  • Strong Python development skills for writing test scripts.

  • Strong understanding of open source compilers and tools, such as GCC, OpenOCD, GDB.

  • Understanding of RTOS concepts and designs.

  • Experience working with ARM based microcontrollers.

  • Knowledge of MCU peripherals such as I2C, I2S, SPI, QSPI, UART, USB, ADC, PWM, and DMA.

  • Understanding of revision control solutions such as GIT and SVN.

  • A fundamental understanding of hardware basics and its relation to firmware development.

  • Prototyping experience using evaluation kits, protoboards, etc...

  • Knowledge of audio engineering concepts including characterization, signal processing, and protocols.

  • Ability to work in a cross functional team.

  • Full understanding of how to use lab equipment, such as oscilloscopes, soldering iron, power supply, multimeter, and logic analyzer.

  • Ability to demonstrate at least one full FW product development cycle of a high volume, consumer electronic device.

  • Minimum of 6 years experience working on firmware development for embedded devices.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Reasonable understanding of ASM programming concepts.

  • Knowledge of BASH and ZSH shell scripting.

  • Unix development environment experience.

Education:

  • BSEE

More about us:

Astro Gaming is a pioneer in gaming audio and lifestyle products and has a strong leadership position in the premium end of the console gaming headset market.We believe our history of producing award-winning headsets for pro e-sports and console gamers perfectly complements the PC gaming expertise Logitech G is best known for, and we are looking forward to delivering the type of excellence gamers have come to expect.

Astro Gaming is part of the larger Logitech family. 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.

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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