Firmware Engineer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Technology

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18
Seattle, WA
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18

As a Firmware Engineer at Oculus, you will help us build next generation headset and input. You will directly own design, implementation, and testing of a virtual reality system across the lifecycle from initial conception to mass production. You will join a small cross-functional organization of people passionate about driving the future of VR.


  • Ownership of system design and firmware on hardware projects through integration, test and manufacturing.
  • Collaborating with electrical and mechanical engineers on the hardware design and implementation process.
  • Experimenting with and implementing interfaces to various sensors.
  • Devising and implementing low-latency systems.
  • Working alongside software and computer vision teams to create novel sensing systems.
  • Writing programs and scripts as necessary to test embedded systems.
  • Collaborating with manufacturing teams to produce new hardware.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • 2+ years of experience with developing consumer electronics.
  • Proven experience to drive a subsystem or product to completion.
  • Experience in the design and implementation of subsystem tests.
  • Experience with debugging tools such as bus analyzers and oscilloscopes.
  • Knowledge of peripheral buses like I2C, SPI, and UART.
  • Experience with C and scriptinglanguages.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with ARM Cortex-M Microcontrollers
  • Familiarity with IMUs and sensor fusion
  • Experience with BLE and other low-power wireless protocols
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