Senior Firmware Developer

| Cambridge

Soofa is a seed-stage, leading IoT startup who is revolutionizing the way we communicate in cities. We develop technology like the Soofa Sign to help urban dwellers take the pulse of their city and connect with each other in real time. Are you ready for the smart city revolution?

We are looking for a Senior Firmware Developer to join our rapidly growing team and create the next generation of the world-class Soofa Sign.

Responsibilities

  • Design and debug hardware systems for our next generation of Soofa Sign displays and Soofa Data sensor systems.
  • Generate innovative solutions for product-level problems, like increasing power, heat, or connectivity performance.
  • Debug existing hardware/software.

Qualifications

  • Specific examples of embedded systems work
  • Specific examples of problem-solving related to wholistic IoT systems
  • Specific examples of scaling products
  • Applied experience with radio/comms systems (especially WiFi!)
  • Publicly accessible code repositories showing Strong C language skills
  • Stellar professional references

Candidate Characteristics

  • A high-energy personality who thrives in a fast-paced, changing environment (#startuplife)
  • Basic professional capabilities, like time management and interpersonal/communication skills
  • A highly transparent worker; excited to meticulously keep all projects on company-wide Asana account
  • Ability to empathize with and synthesize non-technical points of view, like those of salespeople or customers
  • Ability to quickly distill expectations and requirements of a project and turn them into action items

Bonus Points For

  • Experience with particle electron
  • Experience with ad tech
  • Expertise in data science
  • Cloud software development
  • Electrical engineering experience
  • Testing frameworks
  • Managing other engineers
  • Being a smart city nerd
 
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Technology we use

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Location

Located in trendy East Cambridge, Soofa is steps away from both Kendall Square and the Green Line.

An Insider's view of Soofa

What are some social events your company does?

Soofa holds a bi-monthly "Whiskey Wednesday" to strengthen our ecosystem and let loose. We also enjoy annual ski trips and island camping, plus monthly birthday outings.

Molly LaFlesh

Chief of Staff

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started as Office Manager and have grown to Chief of Staff, plus I lead our People Operations team.

Molly LaFlesh

Chief of Staff

What are Soofa Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Recreational Clubs
Book club, movie Thursdays, and more!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Cross functional training encouraged
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