Firmware Engineer

Sacramento, California
Engineering /
Full-Time /
Who We Are 
Founded in 2016, Rhombus is on a mission to make the world a safer place with our centralized platform that combines intelligent cameras, sensors, and AI analytics to help organizations improve safety and operations at scale. We have a solid product-market fit, customers love us, and our solution makes a profound impact and difference in the world.  
Rhombus was created by industry veterans and is also backed by incredible investors who believe in transforming the world of physical security with enterprise-grade technology that's accessible to any organization.   

Who You Are 
Here at Rhombus, everyone plays a critical role in achieving our mission to make the world safer with simple, smart, and powerful physical security solutions. No matter what team you’re on, the work you do here makes a positive impact across the globe. 

Rhombus is looking for a Firmware Engineer who will focus on research, development, and improvements to the firmware of Rhombus' existing and future products. 

What You'll Do:

    • Develop new features and integrate into existing firmware codebase 
    • Collaborate with backend and frontend developers to vertically integrate new features 
    • Optimize and/or refactor existing firmware code base 
    • Write unit tests and automate firmware testing 
    • Service interrupts from support team to help resolve customer issues 

What We Are Looking For:

    • Have 4+ years professional experience programming in C or C++ 
    • Expert in C/C++ for embedded systems in a Linux environment 
    • Strong Linux system programming fundamentals 
    • Comfortable with fast prototyping and iterations based on customer/product feedback 
    • Comfortable with re-writing bootloader and drivers 
    • Enjoy R&D and tinkering with hardware/Eval boards 
    • Working closely with the hardware team to spec out an ideal and fast go to market product plan 
    • Experience with Linux kernel development is a plus 
This is an onsite position based in Sacramento, CA. Candidates must be able to commute to the office 3 times a week. 

Base Salary: $110,000-$145,000

Additional forms of compensation, depending on the role, include sales incentives, discretionary bonuses, and equity in the company. Individual pay is determined based on the candidate's primary work/hiring location and additional factors, such as skills and experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Further details about compensation for the role can be discussed during the interview process.  

Competitive Salary & Equity Options  
Flexible Schedule & Paid-Time Off  
Excellent Healthcare Coverage 
Generous Family Leave Policy 
WFH & Workspace Supplies 
Career Growth & Professional Development 
Dog-Friendly Office & Pet Insurance

What We Value 
Customers Come First: We're obsessed with improving our users' lives and constantly question how we can improve upon what already exists. 
One Team: Innovating in the physical security industry can't be accomplished by just a single person, which is why we collaborate with exceptional individuals who inspire us to be our best.  
Think Greater: We believe the best ideas can come from anywhere. We strive to create an open environment where individuals can contribute and make an impact. 
Act with Integrity: We believe honest communication is key to success. We conduct business the way it should be - with high ethical standards and to always do what's right. 

Rhombus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds and experiences to apply. We actively promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in our hiring practices and throughout our organization. 
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