Embedded Firmware Developer

  • Quantum5X Systems Inc.
  • 30 Adelaide St. North, London, ON, Canada
  • Aug 15, 2019
Information Technology

Job Description


Q5X delivers innovative wireless microphone solutions to the broadcast sports and entertainment industries. When size and quality matter, Q5X is the clever, rugged and comfortable choice for any demanding wireless audio challenge. A few of our key, long-standing clients are the NBA, NHL, and MLB, as well Radio City Music Hall’s Rockettes. Our small, but diverse team is comprised of engineers and designers that excel at design innovation required by our clients. The skills and challenges faced by our team offer the ability to grow on a daily basis. With our global client base, our employees have the opportunity to travel to exciting events.


The ideal candidate must have a fundamental knowledge of embedded firmware design as well as a firm understanding of board-level electronics design. Desktop software development would be an excellent complementary skill set. The person must be flexible enough to work in a fluid and dynamic environment, working with a variety of skill levels and personalities. The candidate will participate in a comprehensive team designing the future capabilities of the world’s smallest and most rugged wireless microphone solutions. Primary responsibilities and accountabilities include firmware and software development, along with electronic design and support. An eagerness to learn and undertake new projects with minimal supervision will be a valuable asset.

Skills, Abilities & Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An Electronics Engineering Degree, Electronics Technologist Diploma or equivalent.
  • 6+ years of embedded firmware experience, including RTOS and low-power principles.
  • Strong familiarity of communications protocols such as RS232, USB, Ethernet, and low-power wireless (e.g. 802.15.4).
  • Experience reading circuit schematics and troubleshooting electrical circuits.
  • Ability to assist with the design and validation of low-power, and embedded systems.

Experience with any of the following is an asset that should be highlighted in the cover letter:

  • Desktop development using Python, C++, C#, Visual Basic, and/or Qt framework.
  • Source control principles (Git, SVN)
  • Mobile application development
  • RF radio

How to Apply: 
Please email resume in PDF format, along with a brief cover letter (less than 1 page) to careers@q5x.com. Please note, while we appreciate all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally-protected factors. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know through your application email and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.