Función del empleo: Research & Innovation

Tipo de puesto: Permanent

Tipo de empleo: Full - Time

Localización: San Francisco, CA

País: United States

Firmware/Embedded Software Engineer

L’Oréal’s Tech Incubator is looking for a new Firmware/Embedded Software Engineer located in our  San Francisco, CA Office. If you thrive in a start-up environment within a large organization, this position is for you!

Who We Are:

L’Oréal’s Tech Incubator is a global team tasked with identifying, developing, and launching innovations in the areas of digital technology, personalization and customization, connected devices, and artificial intelligence. Operating as a startup within L’Oréal’s Research and Innovation division, the Tech Incubator drives disruptive change across the Group, developing new products and services for all of L’Oréal’s brands.

The team includes hardware engineers, user experience designers, data scientists, brand marketers, and project managers. Projects are developed through ongoing partnerships with entrepreneurs, academic institutions, design agencies, research organizations, and engineering firms.

What We’ll do Together:

Our team designs and creates Beauty Tech products – leading the forefront of the beauty industry.  As a Firmware/Embedded Software Engineer for this group you will be responsible for creating world-class software and firmware to implement wireless features in Beauty devices. In this role, you will interact with cross-functional engineering teams. You’ll dive into and take ownership of critical design issues related to multi-radio coexistence, antenna configuration and overall system performance.  Work closely with electrical, mechanical and systems engineers to design wireless system architecture and the selection of electronic components.  You will also work closely with internal and external app developers to ensure that the system works with the app/software, as well as work closely with a Software Development team to enable the Software portion of the project. If you want to be a part of the technical transformation of the Beauty industry, we want to hear from you!

What You’re day will look like:

  • Execution of Firmware design on assigned projects, consulting role overseeing other engineers on other projects
  • Communicate and escalate status, risks, progress on a daily basis
  • Creation and/or consulting role in manufacturing test line
  • Supporting role in creation of apps for connected device projects

What You’ll need:

  • B.S./M.S./PhD in Electrical Engineering or Software Engineering/Computer Science
  • 5+ years of experience in wireless consumer electronic device experience or POS device experience
  • Ability to put together detailed product specifications / technical document writing
  • Experience with programming with C/Matlab/Python, etc.
  • Experience with platforms such as Linux/Unix and Windows as well as iOS
  • Hands-on experience in prototype bring-up, debugging, and functional validations
  • Skills in defining and setting up production testing
  • Ability to do Failure Analysis and 8D analysis
  • Experience with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Technologies and related testing methods
  • Experience with lab equipment such as digital scope and logic analyzer
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Have understanding of required certifications around Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • Ability to work with OEM/ODM/app developers efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams
  • Ability to estimate the amount of work and hours required to support project managers with scheduling/resourcing related to Firmware/Software
  • Highly motivated and proactive
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to deep dive
  • Design to the highest standards

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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