Sr. Lead Hardware Engineer

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 13 hours ago
Job Description
Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work. We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will.  Our goal is to Build A Great Team!  Will YOU…Protect This House?!
Come join Under Armour’s digital division, creating hardware to power the future of connected fitness, first with a focus on our UA HOVR™ Connected Running Shoes. We’re serious about individual growth and athletic achievement, and we’d like you to join us to build real products that will help millions of people improve their lives through better health and fitness. You will learn, grow, and play in an environment that focuses on results and team collaboration, all backed by one of the strongest consumer brands in history.
We’re looking for a hardware (electronics) engineer for embedded device design & development, with firmware and electrical engineering experience. You will be focused on delivering best-in-class custom hardware modules with custom firmware, which communicate via Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) with consumer mobile devices. You will work alongside other engineers (firmware & mobile software), outside manufacturing vendors, internal innovation partners, hardware & software QA, and product management professionals to successfully support and deliver for our product and engineering roadmaps.
To thrive in this role, you will need to collaborate well with software teams working in an Agile environment, own solutions from idea to implementation, encourage pragmatic decisions and tight feedback loops and take calculated risks based on collaboration with your peers. Quality is a specific and intense focus for this team, collaborating on hardware designs and firmware code that will function without defects at large production scale for Under Armour consumers.
ResponsibilitiesLead and support digital hardware & PCB design, component selection and trials for wireless communication and sensor applications, including an RF transceiver and antenna circuitry.
Work with vendor manufacturer to ensure hardware is mass producible, and initiate discussion on any hardware improvements needed to decrease field failures.
Collaborate with our in-house hardware QA and automation QA functions to ensure high-quality, regression-free hardware & firmware implementations.
Debug, and partner on hardware issue triage, RMAs, and hardware measurements (e.g. RF and power consumption).
Develop well-tested, efficient, and maintainable embedded C code along with our Senior Lead Firmware Engineer, collaborating on firmware architecture, feature development, bug fixing, and issue triage.
Collaborate with our mobile software team on debugging, protocol and storage design & documentation, feature delivery, and functional testing.
Required Skills & Experience9+ years professional experience in designing, testing, prototype creation, and EVT/DVT/PVT phases for manufacturing of digital hardware for mass production.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent work experience.
Experience with low-power embedded devices and custom module development.
Extensive experience with hands-on hardware prototyping, including soldering, multimeter, oscilloscope, and other tool usage.
Some high-scale production experience, working with cross-functional teams responsible for mass-producing hardware modules.
Excellent technical documentation, writing, and verbal communication skills.
Analytical and methodical approach to issue debugging and triage. 
Preferred Skills & Experience (or Some of What You'll Learn on the Job)3+ years writing embedded firmware for mass-produced hardware devices.
Experience in systematized digital hardware test verification.
Analog hardware design experience or understanding of RF and antenna design fundamentals.
Bluetooth protocol experience at the link layer, as well as the software protocol layer.
Experience connecting modern mobile devices with custom modules via 2.4GHz wireless protocols such as BLE, WiFi, NFC, etc.
Automated testing experience with embedded C firmware.
Experience with design and simulation tools such as OrCAD, LabVIEW, Genesys, HFSS, AutoCAD, CADSTAR or Fab3000.
Hardware automation or robotics experience.
This role will require some international travel, on the order of 2–4 weeks per year.
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.