Director of Software & Firmware Engineering

Location Lake Forest, CA N/A
Date Posted October 20, 2021
Job ID 8114
Employment Type Direct Hire

Scion Staffing's Technical Division is seeking a Director of Software & Firmware Engineering on behalf of our Fortune 500 partner in Lake Forest, CA. We're excited about this close partnership with a team contributing to the exciting Home Automation/Smart Products space!

In this role, you'll be working hands-on with a number of well-known enterprise-level products and brands. You'll be helping to shape the future of Smart Home products!

Although you'll have the stability of working with an established market leader, the engineering environment will be on the smaller side. You'll have the opportunity to make a significant contribution!


  • Competitive total compensation DOE
  • 25% annual bonus
  • 10 percent annual bonus
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
  • Full-time, direct-hire opportunity
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Potential remote flexibility
  • Highly collaborative engineering environment
  • Ability to make a meaningful contribution
  • Wonderful team

What you will be doing:

  • Building out and overseeing firmware and software engineering team members to lead innovation in the SmartHome automation space.
  • Creating strategy and roadmap to bring new products to market.
  • Evaluating new application technologies for consumer products.
  • Developing product designs to ensure existing and new technologies are integrated effectively.
  • Utilizing agile methodology to provide oversight, motivation and define scope of work for software, firmware, app developers and technologies.
  • Leading, managing and overseeing development of next-gen electronic locks and mobile applications
  • Laying out roadmap and action plans to identify and research new technology to deliver innovative designs on time and on budget
  • Recommending budget, capital and providing insight to establish short and long-term goals.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronic or Computer Engineering
  • Experience overseeing software and or firmware engineering teams building products that integrate with hardware
  • 10+ years of professional experience
  • 5+ years of experience as a manager
  • Proven track record of innovation and ability to manage technology/innovation projects
  • Experience working in an embedded firmware and or electronic hardware design environment

How to apply:

Please apply directly to this posting with a copy of your resume in .doc format.

About Our Firm

Scion Staffing is an award-winning staffing firm headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Over the past few years, our firm has had the pleasure of successfully assisting hundreds of local employers. No matter the requisition or size, our track record and recruitment process has made us one of the top recruitment firms in California.

Additional information about our firm and success can also be found online at or in the 2010-2020 Business Times list of top staffing firms.

Scion Staffing is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief. We are committed to the principals of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent.


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