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Firmware Engineering Manager

Company: Fluidra North America
Location: West Sacramento
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

WHO YOU AREAre you someone who is proactive, who can think ahead and move projects forward to attain company goals and initiatives? Do you enjoy being in a highly visible management position? Do you enjoy setting up best practices and processes?We are looking for a Firmware Engineering Manager to join our Engineering team at our North American Headquarters in Carlsbad, CA.WHAT WE OFFERAn exciting opportunity to dive in with a company that offers a competitive total rewards package that includes:9/80 alternate work week - EVERY OTHER FRIDAY OFF!Full range of health benefits including medical, dental & vision, short & long-term disabilityFlexible vacation11 paid HolidaysHybrid schedule401(K) matching (100% of first 3% contributed, 50% of the next 2%)Health and wellness programs / gym reimbursementEducational assistance up to $7,000 per yearOn-site self-service caf-- / free gourmet coffee stationsCompany sponsored FUN events!On-site gym, ping-pong, foosball, outdoor bocce ball court, BBQ & firepitGenerous product discountsWHAT YOU WILL CONTRIBUTEThe Firmware Engineering Manager's primary responsibility will be leading a team of engineers focused on new product development and engineering sustaining activities. This position will work closely with product managers and program managers to bring high quality products to market on time and on budget. The Firmware Manager is responsible for the design, development, deployment, operation and sustaining of hardware and firmware solutions for Fluidra's Automation products and electronic related components used in other product lines. This person will lead an internal group of hardware and firmware development professionals along with key external partners to implement new solutions for growth as well as maintain and/or migrate existing platforms. As more of Fluidra's products are entering into the IoT space, this person needs to work closely cross-functionally with Fluidra's software developers and partners to ensure Fluidra's technology stack stays current and ahead of the ever-changing IoT environment. This is a high-visibility role requiring someone who can formulate strategy and drive execution of tactical plans to achieve those goals. Additionally, you will:Define, develop, implement hardware and firmware development best practicesSupport Agile team development processes, helping to resolve roadblocks and impedimentsMeasure and monitor the quality and progress of the work of the team and adjust accordinglyHire, coach, and manage staff as neededProvide career development and performance coachingCollaborate with peer managers to lead broader organizational initiativesCreate a team culture that supports open communication, collaboration across teams and across sites, and empowerment to employeesWHAT WE SEEKDemonstrated understanding of embedded systems and experience working in hardware design/feature projects with experiences in various phases in requirements gathering, schematic and PCB layout designs/implementation, test/verificationDemonstrated understanding of embedded systems and experience working in firmware design/feature projects with experiences in various phases in requirements gathering, code design/implementation, test/verificationProven leadership skills and track record of mentoring people and advancing the organizationOutstanding communication and presentation skills (written and verbal) to all levels of an organizationSelf-starting, self-motivated, self-directed, and self-sufficientNaturally accountable and responsibleExceptional attention to detailDemonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilitiesRemains flexible and calm in the face of ambiguityMust possess a professional demeanor and demonstrated effectiveness working with othersExperience leading engineering teamsExperience in AWS FreeRTOS, AWS IoT is a plusExperience in RF technologies (e.G., WiFi, Bluetooth, ZigBee) is a plusFamiliarity with Embedded Linux is a big plusFamiliarity with AWS IoT Greengrass and associated AWS Services is a big plusEDUCATIONBachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems or industry experience equivalentWHY WORK FOR FLUIDRA?We're an industry-leading, global company with a legacy of innovation. Offering an extensive array of quality-designed pool and spa equipment, our portfolio includes some of the most trusted brands in the business: Polaris -, Jandy -, CMP, S.R. Smith, and Zodiac -. We also sell products under the Cover-Pools -, iAquaLink -, Grand Effects -, Dell - and Nature2 - names.Recognized as the foremost provider of reliable and visionary pool equipment, our reach extends worldwide across both the residential and commercial pool and wellness markets. We now have over 7,000 employees, a presence in over 45 countries and the combined resources to accelerate innovation in critical areas like energy-efficiency, robotics and the Internet of Things.Our focus is on creating the perfect pool and wellness experience responsibly. We take our mission to heart, and our employees embody these guiding principles in everything we do: passion for success, honesty & trust, customer collaboration, teamwork and inclusion, learn and adapt, excellence and innovation.Don't meet every single requirement listed? At Fluidra, we thrive on building an inclusive workspace, so if you are excited about this role and your past experience doesn't align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyways! You may be just the right candidate for this role or another role in the organization. Fluidra is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Fluidra recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.#zip#LI-MG1

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