Firmware/Embedded Device Engineer

Employer
Alarm.com
Location
Tysons Corner, VA
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
POSITION OVERVIEWA rapidly expanding, entrepreneurial technology company, Alarm.com, is seeking an ambitious, talented, mid-level Firmware Device Engineer. Very few small companies innovate and develop across such a broad range of technologies as Alarm.com.The Firmware Device Engineer position is ideal for candidates who want to work with technologies such as networks (CDMA, 3G, LTE) mesh networks , image capturing sensors, intelligent video analysis, and home automation. RESPONSIBILITIESDevelop embedded firmware design for life safety systems and components in a challenging global marketWork closely with electronic design engineer on system design and integrate firmware and hardware components of the overall system designResearch and identify the cause of bugs, malfunctions and issues to initiate corrective actions and effectively resolve them in a timely fashion Design complete firmware features and embedded C functions to work in constrained and low power environments to meet specifications, schedule, and efficient operationCollaborate with and present/teach technical information to hardware, software, research, manufacturing, marketing, compliance, and quality group members within and outside of project teamOperate independently but working with the senior management to understand and be fully aligned with company goals and strategiesBuild systems that balance resources, constraints, requirements, and complexity by analyzing all possible options for designing and deriving the best solution based on sound analytical judgmentSelect and develop the most feasible firmware features and architecture to best perform the required functions CANDIDATE PROFILEBachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a similar technical discipline; or, equivalent demonstrable experience is required Master of Science degree preferred4+ years of firmware engineering experience in software design, hardware design is a plusExperience developing a variety of consumer electronic products while taking increasing responsibility for analysis, design, implementation, and deployment tasksHighly skilled in embedded firmware design, architecture, state machines, and algorithmsKnowledgeable and forward-thinking regarding technologies and developments in embedded firmware development, sensors, short and long-range wireless communication, and power managementRigorous attention to detail with focus on robustness, scalability, and quality of productsLeadership experience with the ability to motivate others and build consensusOrganized with strong communication skills and a customer service mentalityAbility to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a small, fast-paced environment BONUS POINTS FOR:Previous experience in working with cellular and local area radios, home automation protocols, USB and Ethernet, and various modern sensorsPrevious experience working with USB, Zwave, other local area RF protocols, and modern sensorsPrevious work experience in RF Planning & Optimization for GSM, UMTS, and LTE WHY WORK FOR ALARM.COM?Collaborate with outstanding people: We hire only the best. Our quality standards are high and our employees enjoy working alongside other high achievers.Make an immediate impact: New employees can expect to be given responsibility for bringing new technologies to the marketplace within weeks. You are empowered to perform as soon as you join the Alarm.com team!Gain well rounded experience: Alarm.com offers a diverse and dynamic environment where you will get the chance to work directly with executives and gain a broad knowledge base across multiple areas of the business.Work with latest technologies: As we continue to lead the industry, we require expertise across a broad spectrum of technologies including short and long-range wireless communication, video surveillance, lighting and HVAC automation, web development, and backend application development and hosting.Focus on fun: Alarm.com places high value on our team culture. We even have a committee dedicated to hosting a stand-out holiday party, happy hours, and an annual corporate retreat.COMPANY INFORMATION Alarm.com is the leading platform solution for the connected home and business. Millions of people depend on Alarm.com's technology to monitor and control their property from anywhere. Centered on security and remote monitoring, our platform addresses a wide range of market needs and enables application-based control for a growing variety of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Our security, video monitoring, intelligent automation and energy management solutions are available through our network of thousands of professional service providers in North America and around the globe. Alarm.com's common stock is traded on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol ALRM. Alarm.com earned the Top Workplace (TM) award for its employee culture and the meaningful work we do every day to develop and bring to market new technology that will make millions of people safer and help them use energy more efficiently. COMPANY BENEFITS Alarm.com offers competitive pay and a generous benefits package starting on day one of employment including 100% paid medical for employees, a health savings account option with company contribution, waiver allowance, 401(k) with employer match, paid holidays, paid time off starting at 4 weeks and increasing with tenure and paid maternity/paternity leave. We offer a casual dress work environment, annual company retreat, gym subsidy, education assistance program, and in-suite bike racks and showers. Alarm.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer