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Lead System Software Engineering, Touch

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, connectivity, 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 touch engineer/lead on our team, you will lead the design, development and implementation for touch solutions, with a focus on leading and driving touch FW, touch drivers, gesture recognition, and test. You will also have plenty of opportunity to develop and grow your own leadership skills as you coordinate development and test efforts with vendors, consultants, and manufacturing partners.

What You Might Do

  • Support touch FW development and integration
  • Support touch driver development and integration
  • Assist with touch HW, FW, and SW bring up
  • Work with external partners and vendors driving touch HW, FW, and SW development
  • Define and develop touch test cases and test tools

Essential Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience shipping touch enabled devices
  • Experience in the design, implementation, and bring-up of touch interfaces
  • Knowledge and experience with capacitive touch technologies (both self-capacitance and mutual capacitance)
  • Experience with touch FW development
  • Strong software engineering skills including design, programming (C, C++, or Java) and debugging
  • Ability to collaborate in a psychologically safe and healthy team environment

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with touch (or other) input device drivers, preferably in Linux
  • Understanding of various methods for testing touch interfaces
  • Familiarity with gesture recognition techniques

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

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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