• Firmware Manager

    Job Location CA-BC-Vancouver
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Permanent Full Time
  • Job Description

    Avigilon, a Motorola Solutions company, is defining the future of the security industry through innovative end-to-end-solutions. We’re changing the landscape of the surveillance industry through advanced award-winning AI based surveillance systems. Artificial Intelligence is transforming the world and our team is advancing the field as it applies to the surveillance industry. We are proud to be industry leaders in video analytics with products like Appearance Search and Unusual Motion Detection along with our recently launched Avigilon Blue cloud service platform. You will have the opportunity to contribute to intelligent camera surveillance systems through cutting edge research and software engineering. 


    Avigilon’s solutions have been installed in more than 120 countries at thousands of customer sites, including school campuses, transportation systems, healthcare centers, public venues, critical infrastructure, prisons, factories, casinos, airports, financial institutions, government facilities, and retailers.


    At Avigilon, you will find a culture of thought-leaders who are passionate about creating exciting new solutions for security and surveillance. We seek problem-solvers who are eager to rise to the challenges of a continuously evolving technological industry, and those who want to make an impact on the safety of people and businesses globally.


    Position Overview:


    As a manager you will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of the firmware team and coordinating with other teams such as the electrical, mechanical, software, and manufacturing teams. This is a technical position, and you will also be expected to provide technical leadership and guidance to the team.


    Responsibilities include:

    • Supervise and manage execution of one or more scrum teams who develop camera firmware
    • Direct and coordinate Devices projects with other teams involved
    • Assist in making technical decisions based on data from team
    • Hire, train, review and mentor other engineers, developer and supporting staff
    • Create design documents on firmware architecture and algorithms
    • Review Marketing and Product Requirements Document during feasibility and development
    • Establish development process for all design and implementation tasks
    • Discuss and lay out project specifications
    • Review, approve, or modify product designs
    • Establish administrative policies, procedures, and standards


    • 6+ years of experience in a software or firmware development role
    • 2+ years of team leadership or management experience
    • Strong C and C++ design and programming skills for embedded applications
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical discipline
    • Knowledge of digital imaging/photography and audio/video coding
    • Knowledge of digital video camera architecture

    Preference will be given to candidates with the following:

    • Experience in camera firmware development
    • Strong background in embedded development

    Perks and Benefits:


    As a full-time employee at Avigilon, you are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes MSP, extended health, dental, and medical insurance while travelling. You will also receive a health spending account to cover additional healthcare costs, such as vision care, RMT and chiropractor visits.


    We believe that diversity spawns innovation – the more diverse our employees are, the more ideas and talents we have to excel as a leader in the technology sector. If you would like to be part of a dynamic team of people who are ambitious, focused, and hardworking then we look forward to meeting you!


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