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Principal Embedded Firmware Engineer

Wyze Labs
Wyze Labs in Kirkland, WA 98033
Hybrid work
$190,000 - $230,000 a year - Full-time
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Wyze Labs in Kirkland, WA 98033

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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account

Full job description

Who is Wyze?

Wyze is a high growth, Series B, consumer technology company. Our vision is to make great technology accessible to everyone through our smart home platform. Our aim is to serve everyday people, like me, you, and our friends and families, with too good to be true products and services. We want employees who will be inspired by this and welcome all who will help us build the next amazing chapter at Wyze.

Wyze is home to some of the most innovative products and services in the market. Forbes named us in their America’s Best Startup Employers 2023 list, Time Magazine selected us for their 100 Most Influential Companies of 2022, Fast Company named us as one of the Most Innovative Companies in 2021and PCMag gave our Cam v3 an Editor’s Choice Award. We disrupted the market with our Wyze Cam v1 and then quickly took over as a market leader in the space. We recently disrupted it again with our revolutionary Cam Plus Proservice. GeekWire calls us a start-up to watch and one of the Pacific Northwest’s next unicorns… and we are just getting started.

Our people centric innovative vision is not only present in our products and services, but it is also embedded in the fabric of our company. We were just listed in the Top 100 Best Places to Workby Built in Seattle, listed as one of their Best Midsize Companies to Work Forand awarded as one of their Companies with the Best Benefits. Seattle Business Magazine certified us as a Best Places to Worktoo!

We value the unique life experiences every employee brings to work every day. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment whereby our employees are encouraged to be their authentic whole selves and are rewarded for their impact across the company. Everyone is welcome and empowered to do the best work of their lives.

Our stance on workplace flexibility:

For most roles, we support a 100% remote work environment for applicants who reside in the following states: California, Kentucky, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington.

*This opportunity is working hybrid, based in the Greater Seattle Metropolitan area.

Come join us and make the impossible, possible!

What is this Opportunity?

As the Principal Embedded Firmware Engineer for Video SDK, you will be responsible for leading the development of firmware for our video software development kit (SDK) that is designed for embedded systems. In this role, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop, test, and maintain firmware that is optimized for video processing on embedded systems. You will have a passion for creating high-quality and reliable firmware that delivers an excellent user experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain firmware for our video SDK that runs on embedded systems.
  • Collaborate with software, hardware, and system teams to integrate and optimize firmware for embedded video processing.
  • Write clear, concise, and maintainable code that is well documented and adheres to established coding standards.
  • Develop and execute testing plans to ensure the firmware is high quality and meets the requirements.
  • Continuously improve and optimize firmware to ensure efficient use of system resources.
  • Troubleshoot and debug firmware issues and provide solutions to cross-functional teams.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry developments in embedded firmware and video processing to ensure the firmware remains state-of-the-art.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields.
  • 8+ years of experience in firmware development with a focus on embedded systems.
  • Extensive experience in C/C++ programming.
  • Experience with video processing and multimedia codecs.
  • Experience with embedded operating systems such as Linux, FreeRTOS, or ThreadX.
  • Strong understanding of microcontroller and microprocessor architectures.
  • Experience with firmware testing methodologies, debugging, and optimization.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and provide technical leadership.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Passion for creating high-quality and reliable firmware.

If you are a passionate and experienced firmware engineer with a strong background in embedded systems and video processing, we would love to hear from you. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the development of firmware for our video SDK and be part of a team that is creating cutting-edge video technology.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $190,000.00 - $230,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Kirkland, WA 98033: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required)


  • Embedded software: 5 years (Required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Kirkland, WA 98033