System Software Engineer, Manufacturing

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 System Software team is responsible for firmware, operating system software, hardware-accelerated algorithms, and core developer frameworks supporting our products.  We serve as the glue between our hardware teams and our higher-level software teams, and delight in finding creative solutions to complex, interdisciplinary problems as we bring our product visions to life. As a Manufacturing Software Engineer on our team, you will work closely with our hardware team and manufacturing partners to develop production line device calibration and test suites.  You will drive high level specifications and requirements, implement core functionality, and help us scale from prototype through mass production.

What You Might Do

  • Contribute to our manufacturing software test plan
  • Extend our device software frameworks and drivers to support external communication and control from host PCs on the manufacturing line
  • Implement per-device camera, sensor, and RF calibration routines
  • Develop low-level API hooks for the hardware team to use in board bringup and validation
  • Collaborate with the HW team to triage and debug production line issues

Essential Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience in embedded Linux or Android device driver development
  • Familiarity with one or more scripting languages (eg, Python)
  • Experience scaling up test and/or calibration workflows to a manufacturing production line
  • Ability to travel internationally for manufacturing support

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with wireless devices (cellular, wi-fi, bluetooth)
  • Experience with multimedia peripherals (camera, audio, display)
  • Proven track-record shipping consumer electronics products

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
  • Receive excellent medical, dental and vision benefits, equity ownership in Humane  and competitive salaries
  • Flexible work arrangements to support you in working in the way that you work best
  • Our values: trust truth +joy

Humane currently has a Mandatory Vaccination Policy in place for all individuals who enter any Humane space, subject to the exemptions as required by law. Please do not disclose vaccination status unless requested by our Health & Wellness Coordinator. Thank you. 

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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