Embedded Firmware Engineer (Portland, OR)

| Portland, OR
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What we do: 

We make the world’s most extraordinary audio and video solutions. For over 40 years, Biamp has created and innovated professional audiovisual solutions that enable great communication. From the smallest of rooms to the largest of venues, we empower true human connection in every space.

As we grow to meet our customers’ needs and evolve to address the challenges of tomorrow, one guiding principle remains the same:

Biamp connects people through extraordinary audiovisual experiences.

About our company: 

  • We’re growing. In the span of just four years, five companies have joined the Biamp family, increasing our product offerings and expanding our presence within the global market. 

  • We’re global. Installed in thousands of applications in over 100 countries, our products are supported by our employees located throughout 15 Biamp locations worldwide.

  • We’re empowered. Joining a scaling company means employees have greater opportunities to gain experience while effecting genuine change within the organization.

  • We’re cutting-edge (but local about it). Initial design, engineering, manufacturing, and testing are all managed within our own facilities, leading to shorter lead times, faster responses, and greater convenience for our clients overall. 


Biamp Systems is seeking an intelligent and highly motivated firmware engineer to design, implement, test, debug, and maintain embedded software for networked digital audio-visual processing equipment and related accessory products.

Essential Functions: 

  • Analyze product functional requirements to determine required data structures and behaviors 

  • Create written documentation for firmware designs

  • Design and implement firmware modules using C, C++, object-oriented modeling, and standard design patterns and techniques 

  • Define test cases and write test automation which effectively validate module designs 

  • Help in the design, development and support of common technologies, tools and processes that will be used to build new Biamp products

  • Work with Applications Engineering to troubleshoot customer field issues, triage defects, and perform preventative maintenance to reduce the ongoing impact of defects for existing products 

  • Other duties as assigned 


The successful candidate will possess the following combination of experience, knowledge and skills: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or the equivalent combination of education and experience 

  • 5+ years of experience developing commercial embedded software 

  • Ability to work within a large, established, Object-Oriented application 

  • Experience with non-graphical multi-threaded applications using the Linux operating system 

  • Comfortable working with open source tools/libraries 

  • Knowledge of C & C++ programming languages, and C standard and C++ standard template libraries 

  • Experience using debuggers such as gdb (or equivalent) to debug embedded applications 

  • Experience working in revision control systems such as Subversion or Git 

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications 

  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience working with various network protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, Ethernet etc. preferred 

  • Experience working with Wireshark or other network traffic analysis tools preferred 

  • Experience developing Linux kernel mode device drivers preferred 

  • Knowledge of Universal Modeling Language (UML) preferred 

  • Knowledge of one or more scripting languages, Python preferred 

Benefits and Perks:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision 

  • 401(k) + matching

  • Employer-paid base life insurance, short, and long-term disability 

  • Health savings accounts (with Biamp contribution) and flexible spending accounts

  • Tuition reimbursement 

  • Discretionary profit-sharing 

  • Referral bonuses 

More Information on Biamp
Biamp operates in the Consumer Web industry. The company is located in Beaverton, OR and Tigard, OR. Biamp was founded in 1976. It has 469 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 18 open jobs at Biamp, click here.
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