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Firmware Engineer

We are ilumi & we need your help transform the ordinary into extraordinary!

We’re always looking for talented individuals to join us and help make the world better by making it smarter. Whether you’re creative or analytical, tech savvy or insightful, ilumi is a place where you can own your work and create something that's memorable and makes an impact. Inspire & Be Inspired. 

As one of Texas’s Hottest Startups, we combine bleeding edge technology and beautiful design to transform ordinary things into extraordinary experiences that improve people’s lives and the planet. We’re looking for great people to join our team in Plano, Texas to create amazing things that put smiles on people’s faces.  

We are backed by billionaire Mark Cuban, have received numerous awards including world;s best Bluetooth product '16, ABI Research's Hot Tech Innovator, and Entrepreneur Magazine's Top 100 Most Brilliant Companies, and have been featured in ABC, TechCrunch, CNet, Fast Company, Good Morning Show America, the Dallas Morning News and so on.

Our first product, the ilumi Smartbulb, is a series of color tunable LED Smartbulbs controlled wirelessly from an easy to use mobile app for iOS or Android and are being sold around the world with retail placement across North America including Best Buy and Home Depot. By simply screwing in 1 to 50 ilumi Smartbulbs, one can transform any space into a place, enjoying simple yet robust control of color, brightness, and pre-programmed experiences. Deemed the world’s smartest lights, ilumi is brighter, simpler, and smarter with patented Bluetooth® Low Energy wireless meshing platform, the MeshTek along with unique HyperLux® LED technology.

Job Description:

The Firmware engineer will be responsible for research and development in latest and greatest of the IoT world. This position will be directly responsible for firmware development, algorithm development, IoT integration and testing. In addition, the position will be responsible for working with various clients developing on ilumi's MeshTek platform and Bluetooth/WiFi integrations as well as managing the user community.

We’re looking for someone with these skills:

  • Excellent programming ability in Embedded C/C++
  • Hands-on experience in the design, implementation, and maintenance of embedded software/firmware development projects.
  • Experience in IoT with Bluetooth Low Energy, WiFi and Linux Processor chipsets, and modules.
  • Solid experience and implementation skills on Serial, SPI, I2C and other protocols (RTC and Flash memory).
  • Solid experience and implementation skills on Linux processors.
  • Skilled in conceptualizing and implementing complex algorithms.
  • Hands on experience collaborating with hardware engineers and proven knowledge of electronic microcontroller circuitry and signals. Should be able to read circuit diagrams.
  • Disciplined use of Version Control and Software Writing standards and skills.
  • Solid debugging skills.

We’re looking for someone with this type of personality:

  • Passion for firmware development & IoT and a thirst to learn.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • A quick learner who can step up and take ownership of work to get things done.
  • Enjoys and appreciates working and collaborating with others from various background as part of a team.

It would really be awesome if you have the following:

  • Experience working with external hardware enabled by mobile applications
  • Knowledge and experience in creating and publishing SDK’s or API’s
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Management and/or leadership experience
  • Experience or passion in working with lighting or other connected device
  • Enjoys any combination of Ping-Pong, Movies, Music, Sports, Cake, or brightly colored sunglasses
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