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Listen, Inc. - Staff Engineer - Embedded Firmware

Posted On: 2020-1-16
Location: Boston, MA, USA

We are searching for a smart, enthusiastic and experienced firmware engineer. This is a key position where you will serve as the technical lead for the team responsible for developing and maintaining Listen’s hardware products that complement SoundCheck, Listen’s flagship electroacoustic test software.
You will be a key contributor in developing firmware within a small team of other engineers, paying attention to details and providing technical leadership and mentoring others to help complete projects. In this role you will also help manage the firmware delivery schedule and serve as the Scrum Master for the firmware sub-system. We are looking for an engineer who has a long history of developing firmware for a variety of applications. The ability to come up to speed quickly, understand hardware schematics and tools, and a desire to serve as technical lead and help solve technical problems are crucial.

Skills and Education

- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
- >8 years real-time programming experience for embedded applications
- Fluent in C/C++
- Up-to-date knowledge of various real-time operating systems, FreeRTOS a plus
- Strong Object Oriented Design coding principles for embedded systems
- Tenacious ability to leverage an array of tools to debug real-time embedded systems
- Proficient at reading schematics and operating oscilloscopes and in-circuit debuggers
- Thorough understanding of Agile methodologies and tools, JIRA a plus
- Experience working as a technical team lead and Scrum Master
- Strong interest and ability to mentor and coach other developers
- Proven track record of delivering on-time, quality finished products
- An approach to coding that is both methodical and employs modern concepts
- Proven self-starter, who can manage and prioritize workload to meet product development deadlines
- Familiar with ADI SHARC and ARM-based processors
- Experience or interest in audio electronics

How to Apply:

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Firmware Engineer”.

Please mention AES001353 when applying for this position.

About Listen, Inc.

580 Harrison Ave Ste 3W
Boston, MA 02118


Listen is a leader in audio and electroacoustic test and measurement. Founded in 1995, when its flagship product, SoundCheck® was launched, the company has pioneered electroacoustic measurement techniques for over 20 years and sets the standard in the marketplace with powerful and innovative test methods and algorithms, fast and flexible testing, and excellent service and customer support. Listen's product range includes the popular SoundCheck® measurement software, and a range of audio interfaces and other hardware including the AmpConnect all-in-one interface, measurement microphones, microphone power supplies, audio test amplifiers, Bluetooth and MEMS interfaces and more. Listen invests heavily in R&D to remain at the cutting edge of measurement technology and to ensure that products evolve to meet the increasingly diverse needs of our customer base. Recent product releases contain a host of new features geared towards testing of smart devices and multichannel devices.

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