Embedded Firmware Engineer

At RØDE we are Passionate about Audio

Want to work for one of the fastest-growing, most innovative manufacturer-exporters in audio technology in the world today? Are you interested in using your expertise to challenge yourself and the industry, designing and building precision tools of creativity for a hungry world market?

Part of The Freedman Group, RØDE is a leading manufacturer of high-quality microphones and audio equipment, which can be found in studios, venues, on-location, and in the hands of creatives in every corner of the world. Our products are designed and primarily manufactured by our industry-leading team in Sydney and are exported to over 119 countries globally through more than 6000 dealers, including Amazon, Best Buy, Sweetwater, Guitar Center, Thomann and JB Hi-Fi. Our employees are passionate, hardworking, talented and are pivotal to our success.

If you are interested in pursuing a unique opportunity to work with one of the most exciting, forward-thinking companies in Australia, inspiring millions of people around the world to realise their creative vision, apply today. We want you!

Your responsibilities will include the following;

  • Develop and maintain a variety of firmware platforms that integrate with and utilize a number of different MCU and SoC platforms
  • Contribute to design of high quality, real-time firmware in order to produce an exciting roadmap of professional audio products
  • Work with the existing firmware team to bring-up and investigate a variety RF radio stacks and protocols
  • Additional contribution to a growing embedded Linux ecosystem for current and future product designs including low level drivers, kernel subsystems and userspace applications
  • Collaborate with a diverse team of firmware, electronics and software engineers
  • Delivery of prototypes in a fast-paced product development environment
  • Ensuring all projects uphold a high standard of functional and technical performance – in line with the RODE brand
  • Manage inputs from key stakeholders and collaborators

You will require the following skills and experience to be successful:

  • Proven experience (over 3 years) as an embedded firmware engineer: Solid understanding of bare-metal and RTOS firmware development techniques
  • Experience developing on MCU platforms such as Nordic NRF, Texas Instruments, STM32
  • Expert proficiency in the following languages: C/C++, Python and/or other scripting languages
  • Experience with profiling tools in real-time environments
  • Highly competent in source control platforms such as GIT
  • Meticulous attention to detail and process-orientated approach
  • Self-disciplined team player, able to work in multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Good written and verbal communication to all internal and external stakeholders

You would benefit from having the following skills and experience:

  • Experience in Linux kernel development is ideal alongside bare-metal MCU skills
  • Analogue RF design and development, specifically in short to medium range transmission
  • DSP architectures and frameworks within embedded devices and other platforms.
$80,000 - $100,000

Our campus is designed to create an atmosphere which reflects our love of cutting-edge technology, collaboration, and our deep connection to music, film and all things audio. Our production facilities are cutting-edge and are constantly expanding as we increase our capability with new manufacturing technologies and processes. RØDE’s investment in our in-house capability is aggressive, unmatched in the industry. Our plant boasts the finest technologies in metal engineering and production, Surface-Mount Technology electronics production, military grade finishing, plastic-injection mould manufacture, and a brand-new, best-practice toolmaking facility. 

RØDE values diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from people of all genders, ages, and backgrounds.