What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect is guiding a connected world on the go by automating, optimizing and revolutionizing the way people, vehicles and things move through the world. Our full suite of industry-defining solutions and services put innovation, automation and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, more efficient and more productive. With more than 3,500 dedicated employees in 15 countries, we deliver leading mobile technology platforms and solutions.

As a SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work. As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.

You will be manager of and a core contributor to the Firmware Team located in Atlanta, GA responsible for designing, developing, testing, and delivering firmware for next generation in-vehicle consumer and enterprise telematics devices used for vehicle tracking, fleet management, driver behavior analysis and emergency call services.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Manages activities of the firmware engineering team.
  • Coaches and mentors the firmware engineering team members.
  • Performs hiring for the firmware team, including screening applicants and interviewing.
  • Perform administrative managerial duties, including performance reviews and employee assessments.
  • Coordinates firmware release activities.
  • Perform project management duties.
  • Define software architecture for product platforms.
  • Develops software requirements for products.
  • Oversees data protocol messaging required to transfer feature specific data between device, cellular network and backend IT systems.
  • Develops software source code for products.
  • Coordinates design of subsystems and integration of total system. Includes systems modeling, experimentation and data analysis, and system testing.
  • Incorporates technologies from multiple disciplines including software engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineer, electro-magnetic, digital signal processing and control theory.
  • Designs changes to improve overall system performance.
  • Responsible to assist the QA team in test plan creation and review.
  • Coordinate with the ODM manufacturer to release and maintain products.
  • Make recommendations to the future direction of the products.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.
  • Six or more years of experience in designing and developing firmware in the embedded microprocessor electronics industry.
  • Six or more years of experience writing software in C/C++ in an embedded environment with knowledge of assembly language.
  • Three or more years of experience leading projects and other team member activities.
  • Experience using one or more networking protocols, communication protocols and peripherals, such as LTE, WiFi, BT, BTLE, GPS, UDP or TCP/IP.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Ten or more years of experience in designing and developing firmware in the embedded microprocessor electronics industry.
  • Ten or more years of experience writing software in C/C++ in an embedded environment with knowledge of assembly language.
  • Experience with embedded Linux, Yocto and ADB.
  • Experience or knowledge in OBD-II communications and automotive computer topology.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.