Software Applications Engineer

Universal Electronics Inc. Santa Ana , CA 92701

Posted 3 months ago

Our vision is beyond a connected home, rather a smarter home where technology is your friend and not an obstacle. Consumer electronics is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Trends in Technology change every season and new devices are making way into the homes of people faster than ever. Interacting with these devices is a challenge. Our team is focused on next generation distributed platforms for the connected home ecosystem; we solve real life problems and bring improvements to the masses.

Our products and technologies are touched by well over 500 million people every week, and we're just getting started! We design & developed an extraordinary number of products for the connected home, backed by a complete ecosystem of data driven software solutions & cloud services for connected devices from leading brands in mobile, gaming and consumer electronics segments!


This role will be involved in the complete product lifecycle with focus on product releases of our embedded and data driven software solutions. Primary responsibilities include core SDK product development as well as providing direct and in-direct customer support of those products.

  • As member of the software development group

  • Support of new feature implementations and product releases

  • issue/bug resolution and sustaining support of existing releases

  • Work as a member of the Agile cross-functional development team; release and iteration planning; development of user stories, unit test and feature implementation.

  • Participate in dialog with other developers in discussing current and proposed architecture(s), defects, enhancements and other issues

  • Work with and maintain automated build and test framework

  • Understanding of software development life cycle

  • Demonstrated organizational skills, with ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects in a timely manner in a fast-paced environment

Minimum Skills and Experience

  • Required Energetic and a natural innovator

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or related technical field

  • 3-5 years' experience developing software for consumer products and/or embedded environments OR MSCS grad with concentration in embedded technology

  • Strong knowledge of C/C++ Linux and/or Java Android

Nice to Have

  • Web development in a cloud and/or application environment.

  • Experience with the following RF technologies: BLE, RF4CE, ZigBee; Wi-Fi a plus

  • Experience troubleshooting driver's and connectivity issues

  • Experience with the following technologies: Web Services and JNA/JNI.

  • Experience with Android and Linux platforms; iOS and Windows 8/10 a plus

  • Working knowledge of Agile development methodologies and software development life cycle

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