Wireless Software Engineering Manager

Software at Humane in San Francisco, CA

Who We Are

Humane is a team of proven industry experts who have invented, built, and shipped category-defining hardware and software products to billions of people across the globe. We're known for building the audacious, ambitious, and the impossible, and we're doing it again. Our vision for the next shift between humans and computing requires innovation across multiple emerging technologies in hardware and software, from devices to cloud services.

About The Role

Humane's Wireless Engineering team works cross-functionally with electrical engineering, software, product design, industrial design, program management, and operations to deliver a successful product to market. As a Manager, Wireless Software Engineering on our team, you will be responsible for software engineering design and development for wireless features. You will be working with novel implementations of Cellular, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GNSS, amongst other technologies. You will assemble, organize, and guide a team of engineers to accomplish product objectives.

What You Might Do

  • Lead all wireless software development efforts, defining clear objectives aligned with the product’s vision, and executing against a product timeline 
  • Develop firmware and software to prototype, implement, validate, and deploy state-of-the-art wireless capabilities across a product portfolio
  • Architect and implement algorithms to improve connectivity, performance, and power consumption
  • Define processes for the software team, including architecture, design, code review, test, failure analysis and mitigation
  • Foster a culture of innovation, excellence, and collaboration within cross-functional teams and external partners
  • Cultivate a learning environment that encourages continuous professional growth and knowledge sharing

Essential Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in wireless firmware or software development
  • 2+ years of experience working with WiFi / Bluetooth / Cellular technologies
  • 1+ years of experience with Android or Linux kernel development, having developed software services and frameworks
  • 2+ years of people management experience
  • Fluent proficiency in one or more of the following development languages: Java, C, C++, Objective C
  • Strong software engineering foundation, including object-oriented design, programming, and debugging
  • Knowledge of radio standards and associated protocols (i.e. 3GPP 5G-NR, LTE-A, WCDMA, IEEE 802.11, Bluetooth, GNSS), associated protocols
  • Experience working with Design, Operating Systems, Backend Services, Software QA, Certification, and Manufacturing teams
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Ability to drive tasks independently and communicate issues/root-cause analysis clearly
  • Experience presenting to senior leadership

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with designing software optimized for low-power operation, low-latency connectivity, and robust wireless performance with coexistence mitigation
  • Experience with scoping features, mapping technical capabilities across software, and assessing required development work
  • Experience with integration of third-party APIs
  • Experience with collecting diagnostics reports, log analysis, and report preparation
  • Experience working with silicon vendors and associated toolchains
  • Experience working with development hardware and hardware development milestones
  • Understanding of TCP/IP protocols, networking, and security
  • Hands-on experience working with lab equipment for measuring system performance, (i.e. protocol testers and analyzers, one-box testers, call-box testers, network signal analyzers)

Salary Range: $185,000-$260,000

Compensation & Benefits (Full-Time Employees)

  • The salary range for this role is listed above. Final salary offered is based upon multiple factors including individual job-related qualifications, education, experience, knowledge and skills
  • At Humane, you'll enjoy benefits that include health & wellness and work/life balance offerings. Our portfolio of benefits include: comprehensive healthcare insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a 401K plan
  • Humane employees also enjoy generous paid time off and leave programs, commuter benefits, team events, snacks and other perks

Why Humane?

  • Develop cutting edge technologies in a creative and innovative environment
  • Imagine new opportunities in areas that matter and will impact the world you live in
  • Be a part of a high performing team of the world’s best innovators and executors
  • Flexible work arrangements to support you in working in the way that you work best
  • Our values: trust truth +joy

At Humane, diversity is important to us.

Humane is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion (including, but not necessarily limited to, religious creed, dress, and grooming practices), citizenship, marital status, age, national origin, place of birth, height, weight, ancestry, mental or physical disability, genetic information, medical condition, U.S. (state and federal) military and veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, gender, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical condition), or any other characteristics protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws (“protected characteristics” or “protected categories”). Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. At Humane, building a healthy and safe workplace is core to our mission. We prohibit harassment of any kind.

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