Firmware Development Engineer

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

At TraknProtect, you will deliver location technology and wireless solutions to some of the most recognized brands on the planet, and you’ll do it with leading-edge technologies including BLE, IoT, Wi-Fi and LTE. We have established close partnerships with worldwide vendors and have deployed our solutions across North America as well as internationally.

We are proud to be recognized as a fast-growing start-up due in no small part to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart from our competition.

TraknProtect currently has a career opportunity for a Hardware Engineer.

Job Overview

We are looking for an outstanding Software Engineer who combines technical research and analytical capabilities with a demonstrated ability to get things done quickly and effectively. This person must be comfortable working with a small team of engineers. We are looking for someone who innovates and loves solving hard problems. This position will report directly to the CTO.

In this position, your responsibilities would include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as a developer for firmware and embedded systems.

  • Test and troubleshoot existing hardware and firmware.

  • Research and develop working POCs for new products.

  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience levels.


  • 2-5 years’ experience building performant, reliable embedded / firmware solutions.

  • Proficiency in C++ and Python

  • Experience developing requirements, design, timing, and performance analysis for embedded systems.

  • Knowledge of software engineering practices and patterns for full software/hardware/network development life cycles.

  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch.

  • Ability to communicate effectively via multiple channels (verbal, written, etc.) with technical and non-technical staff.

About Us

TraknProtect is a worldwide leader in real-time location technology solutions enabling hotels to harness the power of location data and integrate it into their safety & operations systems. TraknProtect provides employee safety devices (ESDs) for hotel employees through an integrated solution alerting security personal to the location of employees in need of assistance. The platform provides additional access to real-time location and data about hotel inventory, room service trays, and vendor activity on property. The TraknProtect software platform is also enabling hotels to enhance guest satisfaction, increase employee efficiency, and improve employee safety by using TraknProtect data analytics to save significant capital costs and make smarter inventory purchasing decisions and improved management of outside vendors.