Associate Firmware Engineer, C/C++

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Based in beautiful Carlsbad, CA, we are CalAmp, the pure-play pioneering leader of the Connected Car, Connected Truck and broader Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace. Currently, we are seeking an Associate Firmware Engineer with 1 - 3 years of embedded development experience. This is an exciting opportunity for those who wish to work for a stable, well-established company that builds transformational technologies within the revolutionary domain of IoT.


We believe that people are our greatest asset and we are committed to being an employer of choice in our industry. CalAmp offers an engaging and diverse work environment that permits our people to take pride in their contributions and share in the company’s success. Our employees can expect the space to showcase their talent, sharpen their skills, develop new capabilities, and be a part of a global team that develops revolutionary technologies. We proudly offer the stability and security of a large publicly-traded tech company without the rigidity and red tape.

In particular, we offer:

  • Meaningful work with the potential to disrupt an entire industry
  • Visionary leadership
  • Excellent compensation packages
  • An extensive suite of medical and retirement benefits
  • Flexible time off policy and accommodating work schedules
  • Education Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Access to cutting-edge tools and technologies
  • Innovative, intelligent, collaborative teammates



  • Implement software and drivers for common firmware interfaces, chipsets and communication protocols. 
  • Design, test and debug firmware and work closely with other teams to define requirements.


Must Haves:

  • BS in Computer Science or similar 
  • 1-3 years embedded development experience
  • Proficiency in C/C++
  • Familiarity with standard hardware protocols (usb, uart, spi, i2c)
  • Experience developing device drivers
  • Able to comprehend hardware specs and schematics
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong Pluses:

  • MS in Computer Science or similar
  • Experience with RTOS and/or Linux
  • Experience with WiFi, BLE and Cellular devices
  • Familiarity with scopes and logic analyzers


If you are a talented Firmware Engineer with at least 1 year of embedded development experience and an interest in the Internet of Things domain, we want to speak with you. Interviews are occurring this week and next so apply now if interested.


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