Head of Firmware Engineering, VC Headset Engineering

Engineering Newark, California


Description

Position at Logitech

Head of Firmware Engineering, VC Headset Engineering

Our Video Collaboration audio products help companies stay connected and can be found in some of the biggest businesses in the world. We are a small nimble group and we are growing our team. We create amazing experiences using creative design, surprising science, and innovation. We love what we do because we are passionate about connecting people and we use the products we create every day to stay connected to our team.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the firmware and DSP engineering for all headset engineering programs
  • Hire, develop and manage the firmware and DSP engineering team
  • Own and drive all firmware and digital signal processing algorithms and implementations across all headset and earbud products
  • Engage and manage external contracting houses as needed
  • Set up and implement platform firmware development processes, design and code review processes, firmware test and release processes as required
  • Work with EE, ME, materials teams and EPM to bring up the product and deliver firmware to meet product requirements
  • Closely work with the UX and PM teams to develop user interface specifications and implement them
  • Closely work with the hardware team to develop manufacturing test specifications and implement them in the production line
  • Travel to the factory location to bring up and resolve issues with the product as necessary

Skills:

  • Detail-oriented  
  • Deeply technical – should be an expert in developing highly reliable firmware for very small form factor, memory and battery constrained consumer electronics products
  • Deep domain expertise of digital signal processing principles for audio
  • Deep domain expertise in developing memory, processing and power efficient firmware
  • Deep knowledge of BT and BLE standards protocols and profiles
  • Ability to solve problems from understanding of first principles
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Requirements:

  • Minimum 15 years of experience
  • Should have taken at least two small form factor consumer electronics products from concept to volume production. Experience in audio consumer electronics products or wearable products preferred
  • Should have prior experience building efficient firmware that optimizes power consumption, processing and memory footprints
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering, Masters preferred

 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, 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, 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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