Graduate Opportunity

Embedded Software Development Engineer, Ring

Computer Science/Data Science/Software.

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About Ring

Since its founding in 2013, Ring has been on a mission to make neighbourhoods safer. From the video doorbell to the DIY Ring Alarm system, Ring’s smart home security product line offers users affordable whole-home and neighbourhood security. At Ring, we are committed to making home and neighbourhood security accessible and effective for everyone – while working hard to bring communities together. Ring is an Amazon company.

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Job summary

You will join the team that works on Ring devices, including video doorbells, and security cameras. We develop the device firmware which supports popular features such as Live View, colour night mode or motion detection. Our goal is to ensure a secure, reliable product development integrating with the Ring product range, to help Ring on its mission to make neighborhoods safer.

The challenges SDEs solve for at Ring are big and impact millions of customers and products around the world. We’re looking for individuals who are excited by the idea of creating new products, and features from scratch while managing ambiguity and the pace of a company whose ship cycles are measured in weeks, not years.

If this is you, come chart your own path at Ring!

Key job responsibilities

Work with the team and stakeholders, such as back-end services, product management and project management to understand and refine requirements and implement solutions to them.

  • High levels of ownership over features or product metrics
  • Develop highly performant firmware
  • Obsess over device performance and customer experience
  • Integrate with back-end services and research teams
  • Review others code
  • Take ownership of your code quality and unit test

A day in the life

You'll review progress from the day and weeks before, especially during a firmware roll-out. Taking ownership for any features and fixes in the release. You'll develop new code and develop unit tests. You'll work with our QA teams to ensure features and fixes are properly tested.

About the team

We're responsible for delivering new devices to market, be that doorbells, security cameras, smart lighting or something else. We develop the firmware, unit test and take ownership of the features. Once the device is launched we own the sustaining program maintaining software quality, improving customer experience and adding features.

Basic Qualifications 

  • Graduated with a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related fields at time of application
  • You should be familiar with the syntax of languages such as C/C++
  • Knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals such as object-oriented design, algorithm design, data structures, problem solving and complexity analysis

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous technical internship(s) or work-experience
  • Experience with distributed, multi-tiered systems, algorithms, and relational databases
  • You should have experience in SQL, Python and other supporting languages and tools.
  • Experience in optimisation mathematics such as linear programming and nonlinear optimisation
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Adept at handling ambiguous or undefined problems as well as ability to think abstractly

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • Cambridge
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Systems

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