Firmware Engineer

San Francisco, CA
Hardware Engineering

Magenta Labs is an early stage technology startup developing a groundbreaking product in the consumer video market. Our current team hails from Instagram, Facebook, Square, Blizzard and Apple. 

We are looking for someone that has strong experience developing software for embedded devices. The person in this role will need to be a problem-solver, exceptionally organized, a self-starter and detail oriented. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have exceptional communication skills.

If you are interested in joining a small team of talented people who are passionate about solving challenges to improve photography and videography, we look forward to hearing from you soon!

What you'll work on:

    • Work on device drivers and bootloaders for next-generation cameras
    • Develop, enhance and maintain the application and middleware layer software
    • Interface with various hardware and software vendors on complex system integration tasks to achieve efficient, cost-effective and delightful product solutions

Who we're looking for:

    • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
    • 4+ years of work experience programming in C/C++
    • 4+ years experience with embedded system programming
    • Deep experience with embedded Linux or RTOS systems
    • Deep Embedded system programming, including small-footprint and low-power systems
    • Event driven development
    • Automated testing methodology
    • User Interface development (user input handling, displaying output, etc.)
    • Network programming in C
    • Finite state machine design, implementation and testing
    • GNU toolchain (gcc, as, ld, make, sed, etc.) or equivalent cross platform development tool
    • Implementing solutions that are efficient on many levels
    • Experience with code coverage and static analysis tools
    • Build system hackingARM based and low-power SoCs

Why you want to join us:

    • Tight knit team with alums from Instagram, Facebook, Square, Blizzard and Apple
    • Solve challenging problems
    • Medical and Dental insurance
    • Equity in an early stage startup
    • Funding support from well respected VCs
    • Regular team lunches and offsites
    • Kitchen stocked to satisfy your munchies
    • Easy access to Caltrain, Muni, and BART
    • And the best coffee, no really