Embedded Firmware Engineer III

Poway, CA - USA
Engineering – Firmware /
Full Time /
At UEI you will be part of a world class team that is working to innovate and revolutionize the meaning of ‘wireless control’. Whether it’s via chips, software licenses or turnkey products, we are continuing to reinvent how consumers interact with devices and services in their home.
 Each day we make the connected home smarter, easier to connect and use, and more sustainable. We delight our Fortune 100 customers such as Comcast, Apple, Samsung, Google, Vivint and Daikin with ground breaking wireless technology solutions such as advanced, voice-enabled remote controls, cloud control solutions, extreme low power Bluetooth silicon with energy harvesting capabilities, smart thermostats and sensors and many other IoT solutions.

The Embedded Firmware Engineer III will work with collaborative engineering teams to integrate various sensors, RF technologies, and protocols like Matter into working solutions for HVAC controls/Thermostats and other IoT devices. Ideally, we are looking to add a strong engineer to the team, who has strong CE interest and passion and who understands what it takes to succeed in a consumer driven industry. The technology is evolving, and the product offerings are growing. 


    • Design, develop, and validate embedded firmware on various micro controllers.
    • Collaborate with cross functional teams to resolve product issues in different phases.
    • Handle multiple projects at various phases.
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 


    • Experience with all phases of embedded firmware development in platform independent environments.
    • 4+ years of experience with embedded C programming.
    • Software development methodologies and quality control processes.
    • Experience developing on Bare-Metal.
    • FreeRTOS(or other) experience is a plus.
    • Hands on experience with various MCU cores (16 to 32-bits, common ARM Cortex) and peripherals.
    • Scripting languages and for test automation (Perl, Python or similar) big plus.
    • Debug skills with tools such as JTAG/serial debugger, protocol analyzer and oscilloscopes.
    • Experience in consumer electronics product development, especially HVAC controls, thermostats, and sensors a plus.
    • Capable of working on multiple projects in a deadline driven environment.
    • Problem solving skills a must.  
$100,000 - $150,000 a year
Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ: UEIC) is the worldwide leader in universal control and sensing technologies for the smart home. Its broad portfolio of patents includes QuickSet® software that utilizes the world’s most complete knowledge graph to detect and interact with thousands of entertainment and smart home devices. The company designs, develops, and manufactures innovative products that are used by the world’s leading brands in the audio, video, subscription broadcasting, connected home, home energy management, and mobile device markets. UEI’s many first-to-market innovations have helped transform the home entertainment control, home security, and home energy management and sensing industries.

Universal Electronics Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. We are proud of our diverse workforce and we believe having diverse teams that everyone brings their whole self to work everyday is key to all of our success. We welcome all people of different experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and abilities.