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Embedded Firmware Engineer

Location: San Mateo, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

We are looking for an experienced firmware engineer with a passion for building cutting-edge and high-quality consumer electronic products.


  • Develop and maintain the firmware running on Wonder Workshop robots
  • Implement firmware interfaces, device drivers, motion control code, and communication protocols
  • Bring up new boards, sensors and platforms
  • Design and implement APIs for the system
  • Work closely with the hardware team to help with component selection and design. Review hardware schematics and datasheets
  • Help develop the controlling code and SDK running on iOS/Android devices
  • Work closely with the software and design teams to build engaging applications for our customers

To be successful as an Embedded Firmware Engineer at Wonder Workshop, you'll need:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience with embedded programming & RTOS
  • Experience with kernel development
  • Very strong C, C++ skills
  • Good knowledge of hardware and board design
  • Excellent debugging skills

Our ideal candidate might also have:

  • Experience with camera and other sensors
  • Experience with WiFi and Bluetooth LE
  • Robotics experience

You'll join an amazingly passionate team at the very top of their respective fields, dedicated to having fun, educating children, user experience, and (of course) robots! We offer competitive compensation plus great perks like daily catered lunches. Apply now or contact us if you're interested in learning more.

About Wonder Workshop:

Kids learn by doing, which is the essence of play. We’ve got big ideas to support an evolution of education. Children will use our products to make memories and have fun - all while developing their problem solving skills, creative capacity, and sense of curiosity about how the world works.

Why work with us?

We enjoy immense satisfaction in our work by bringing education to little ones in a fun way

We’ve got vision - our friendly robots, Dash and Dot, are the first in a series of many interactive robot friends geared toward learning- our product roadmap is expanding with new features, software, and curriculum solutions, and our target age group will grow to attract and retain lifelong learners

We are a series B funded startup on a strong growth trajectory, a proven track record of success, and solid financial backing.  We are backed by a strong portfolio of venture investors including WI Harper, Charles River Ventures and Madrona.  

We are pedantic about delivering a world-class customer experience! 


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