Kappa Search | Technology Recruiters | Firmware Engineering Manager

Kappa Search Inc. is Chicago staffing firm that specializes in engineering, technology, technical sales and supply chain recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Firmware Manager for a Fortune 500 client as follows.

The company is a global leader in a rapidly growing space, working on the most cutting-edge technology in their market. As a global leader, they are in great position to continue growing and dominating the market. Offers a great working environment and tons of room for growth. You will have the chance to shine as a top contributor and rise to Director level in the company within 2 years while working in an exciting, technology space.


  • Hiring, coaching, mentor junior engineers, team building & performance feedback.
  • Responsible for all protocol development
  • Technical and management leadership.
  • Determine and innovate design direction and methodology for systems, subsystems, components, etc.
  • Architect/deliver Embedded FW


  • Must have at least 3-5 years directly managing a team of 5 or more engineers & a BSCS/BSEE + 8- 15 years experience or an MSEE/MSCS with 6- 10 years industry experience.
  • Expert level C programming and assembly experience.
  • Must have previous experience as a primary contributor to multiple full-life cycles of products from concept to production.
  • Must have previously been involved in protocol and field deployment of products.
  • Expertise with microcontrollers like Atmel, Microchip PIC, Motorola, ARM etc.
  • Minimum of 5 years of Embedded firmware experience
  • Algorithm development, integration experience.

What’s in it for you:

- Be part of a growing team and company in a cutting-edge, exciting, space.
- Be a part of an industry leader creating exciting new products.
- Top pay and benefits package and room and visibility for growth.

So, if you are a Senior Firmware Manager, Embedded Software Manager or Lead Firmware Manager with automotive or consumer product experience, please apply today!