We're looking for a talented and creative person to help iFixit deliver excellent repair experiences. As a Firmware design engineer, you'll be working alongside the rest of the product development team to design and implement the next generation of repair tools. You should be comfortable working with Linux, schematics, and lab equipment such as an oscilloscope.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a key Firmware contributor in iFixit's innovation-driven NPI process.
  • Develop and optimize firmware for our upcoming products, ensuring efficient and reliable operation of embedded systems.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to define firmware requirements, specifications, and integration strategies.
  • Debug and troubleshoot firmware issues, conducting thorough testing and validation to guarantee the highest level of product quality and performance.
  • Stay current with industry trends and emerging technologies to continually enhance and innovate our firmware solutions, keeping our product line at the forefront of technological advancements.

Before applying you should possess:

  • Experience with embedded systems programming in C/C++, or other embedded programming languages
  • Microcontroller and Microprocessor Knowledge
  • Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) Experience, specifically Zephyr
  • Hardware Interface and Debugging Skills
  • Experience with electrical schematic evaluation and diagnosis
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

Some key personality traits that we'd like to see:

  • Self-motivation and diligent work ethic
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Anticipation of problems and solving them before they become a reality
  • Passionate about repair
  • Ability to learn new things very quickly
  • Ability to work well with others, accept feedback, and change directions if needed


Perks

iFixit is a great place to work, here are some of our perks:

  • 401k plan with 4% employer match after one year of employment.
  • Full benefits package. Competitive medical, dental, vision and life insurance with generous employer contribution. Plus a stipend toward coverage for your dependent(s).
  • Dependent Care FSA.
  • Flexible vacation time, paid holidays, and volunteer time off.
  • Generous stipends towards repair & wellness.
  • $400 towards a bike or alternative method of transportation.
  • $100 towards a pair of headphones.
  • Employee discounts on parts and tools.
  • Charitable contribution matching: we'll 100% match your tax deductible donations.

Diversity

When you go to a website like iFixit and scroll through the guides, it's easy to forget that there are tons of real people keeping all those bits and bytes running smoothly. But there are literally dozens of us! We're a diverse team, split between two continents, but we're united by a love of tinkering and repair.

iFixit is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Because we are trying to teach everyone to fix every thing, we need a team as diverse as our online community. We believe that it takes people of all backgrounds to help us fix the world. Therefore, iFixit does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any of the other important characteristics that make us unique and valuable.

iFixit participates in E-Verify.

iFixit is committed to creating a diverse team—not only in who we hire—but through creating a supportive environment for all of our team members based on mutual respect and inclusivity.

To Apply:

Upload a .pdf of your resume and a short cover letter. Be sure to tell us about your CAD experience, and include some screenshots or renders of examples of your work, if you’re able.