Firmware Engineering Manager
Company: Fluidra North America
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 16, 2022
We are looking for a Firmware Engineering Manager to join our
Engineering team at our North American Headquarters in Carlsbad,
WHY WORK FOR FLUIDRA?
We are a leader in the global pool industry. Our portfolio includes
some of the most trusted brands; we offer our customers an
expansive array of products across both the residential and
commercial pool and wellness markets; and we have strong
geographical footprint with operations in over 45 countries. With
our merger with Zodiac, we now have over 5,500 employees and the
combined resources to accelerate innovation in critical areas like
energy-efficiency, robotics and the Internet of Things.
We are guided by clear values and come to work every day with a
simple and direct mission in mind: To create the perfect pool and
wellness experience. By staying focused on this mission, we will
create value for all our stakeholderscustomers, pool owners,
investors and employees.
We own a portfolio of some of the industrys most recognized and
trusted brands, including Jandy, AstralPool, Polaris, Cepex,
Zodiac, CTX Professional and Gre.
WHAT YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE
The primary responsibility of this leader 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 Senior Electrical Engineering
Manager is responsible for the design, development, deployment,
operation and sustaining of hardware and firmware solutions for
Zodiacs 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 Fluidras
products are entering into the IoT space, this person needs to work
closely cross-functionally with Fluidras 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 practices. Support Agile team development
processes, helping to resolve roadblocks and impediments. Measure
and monitor the quality and progress of the work of the team and
adjust accordingly. Hire, coach, and manage staff as needed.
Provide career development and performance coaching. Collaborate
with peer managers to lead broader organizational initiatives.
Create a team culture that supports open communication,
collaboration across teams and across sites, and empowerment to
WHAT WE SEEK
10+ years of experience in embedded systems and experience working
in hardware design/feature projects. 5+ years of people management
and leadership experience. Demonstrated 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/verification.
Demonstrated understanding of embedded systems and experience
working in firmware design/feature projects with experiences in
various phases in requirements gathering, code
design/implementation, test/verification. Proven leadership skills
and track record of mentoring people and advancing the
organization. Outstanding communication and presentation skills
(written and verbal) to all levels of an organization.
Self-starting, self-motivated, self-directed, and self-sufficient.
Naturally accountable and responsible. Exceptional attention to
detail. Demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities.
Remains flexible and calm in the face of ambiguity. Must possess a
professional demeanor and demonstrated effectiveness working with
others. Experience leading engineering teams. Experience in AWS
FreeRTOS, AWS IoT is a plus. Experience in RF technologies (e.g.,
WiFi, Bluetooth, ZigBee) is a plus. Familiarity with Embedded Linux
is a big plus. Familiarity with AWS IoT Greengrass and associated
EDUCATION Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer
Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems or
industry experience equivalent WHAT WE OFFER An exciting
opportunity to dive in and begin your career with a company that
offers a competitive total rewards package that includes:
- Alternate work week schedule (EVERY OTHER FRIDAY OFF!)
- Full range of health benefits including medical, dental &
vision, short & long-term disability
- 401(K) matching (100% of first 3% contributed, 50% of the next
- Health and wellness programs / gym reimbursement
- Educational assistance up to $7,000 per year
- On-site self-service cafe / free gourmet coffee stations
- Company sponsored FUN events!
- On-site gym, ping-pong, foosball, outdoor bocce ball court, BBQ
- Generous product discounts
In the pursuit of product excellence, Fluidra takes its corporate
values to heart. We implement these guiding principles in
everything we do: passion for success, honesty & trust, customer
collaboration, team work, learn and adapt, excellence and
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