Careers

Are you passionate about Bluetooth technology? Do you want to work with a top-notch team of Bluetooth technology professionals to help improve the Bluetooth technology experience for all users a​cross the world?

A unique opportunity

As a Bluetooth SIG employee, you'll get the opportunity to work with the fastest growing wireless technology in the industry. You'll be exposed to companies ranging from top Fortune 500 technology corporations to startups, all working on the "next big thing" in wireless technology. You'll be positioned at the leading edge of the newest wireless technology initiatives. Everything is unthinkably connected with Bluetooth®

The Bluetooth SIG offers an excellent benefits package including health, prescription drug, short-term and long-term disability, vision and dental coverage, life insurance, and 401(k).

Please send all resumes to sigresume@bluetooth.com.

The following job opening(s) are available:

Software Engineer II

Status: Full Time, Employee
Job Category: Engineering, Testing
Relevant Work Experience: 2-4 Years of Experience
Career Level: Intermediate
Education: Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience
Travel: under 10% of time
Industry: Telecommunications/Wireless
Location: Kirkland, WA

Skills and Requirements

  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • A driven problem solver with strong organizational and analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Must have a tenacious investigative attitude
  • Must be team-oriented and accountable
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in an Agile development environment with frequently changing requirements and features set
  • Passionate about learning new tools and technologies
  • Solid understanding of SDLC and the test discipline using Agile and TDD and experience applying these principles
  • Practical experience with different types of testing, for e.g. black- box testing, white box, functional, GUI, system, regression, integration UAT and performance testing
  • Practical experience with multiple technologies such as SharePoint, SQL Server, .NET, AJAX, ColdFusion, XML, SOAP, Bluetooth stack and protocol
  • Practical experience writing PowerShell scripts to automate set-up of test environments and execution of automated tests
  • Basic coding abilities(C#, Java or Python)
  • Practical experience with Microsoft technologies like Visual Studio / Team Foundation Server, Microsoft Windows Server, IIS,CRM and SQL
  • Experience in writing test automation using Selenium (Selenium Webdriver API) , or equivalent experience
  • Strong customer empathy
  • Collaborate extremely well with internal and external teams/groups to drive clarity and deliver tools
  • Experienced in developing and executing planned tests against delivered functionality

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Uses a working knowledge of the product/service, the customer/partner, and competitor products/services to contribute to innovative feature area designs that offer qualities beyond functionality by appealing to the customer’s sense of style, fun, and aesthetics.
  • Provides feedback on the product/service design and vision in meetings post-mortem etc.
  • Helps define his or her own role in the delivery of the product/service design
  • Develops test interfaces that enable integration testing across groups of components to improve reuse.
  • Drives test design reviews and applies existing technology to designs.
  • Considers diagnosability, portability/monitoring, reliability, and maintainability, and understands when his or her code is ready to be shared and delivered.
  • Acquires information on coding patterns and best practices
  • Exposes test coverage issues, and implements functional and non-functional tests that identify gaps in integration and boundaries, and broad problem areas.
  • Presents conclusions to Engineering peers that fully describe defects, their impact to feature areas, customer scenarios, and quality targets.
  • Uses customer/partner knowledge to ensure that requirements are validated and that quality is improved throughout the product/service testing cycle.
  • Has a sense of pride and personal accountability for the end-to-end product/service quality, completeness, and resulting user experience.
  • Uses the product/service regularly to understand it thoroughly and discover ways to improve it.
  • Ensures an aesthetically pleasing design, and a user experience that is simple, elegant, and useful.
  • Initiates collaboration and provides assistance across disciplines to resolve issues outside of his or her area of responsibility to ensure the highest level of quality.
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to the product/service’s quality in use, and takes appropriate action to resolve issues throughout the life of the product/service.

Additional Skills for Consideration

  • Ability to write Use cases by understanding the Customer/ Business need and thus testing the most used paths or scenarios thoroughly
  • Learning to use BI tools
  • Familiarity with Automated Build and CI process.

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Technical Writer II

Status: Full Time, Employee
Job Category: Technical Writing
Relevant Work Experience: 3-5 years
Career Level: Mid Level
Education: Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Technical Communication, Journalism, English or equivalent technical experience
Travel: 10-15% travel (including international travel)
Location: Kirkland, WA, USA

As a Technical Writer II on the Specification Management team, you will collaborate closely with representatives from member organizations across the global technology industry to write, edit, and release the specifications and other content deliverables that define the next generation of Bluetooth wireless technology. With an emphasis on upstream engagement in the technology development process, you will apply technical communication best practices to delivery of Bluetooth specs. Your role will include direct engagement with subject matter experts to define the ideal content strategy and information architecture for a given Bluetooth feature area, including writing informative or conceptual content that developers will use to create their Bluetooth-enabled products.

Responsibilities

  • Write and release content in support of new Bluetooth wireless technology features.
  • Edit and standardize content drafted by both fellow technical writers and SME contributors.
  • Contribute to the planning and scheduling of content deliverables.
  • Collaborate with Bluetooth SIG Product Management, UX, and Engineering teams to produce user assistance for software tools and systems that support the specification development process.
  • Aid in the production of technical diagrams and graphics.
  • Contribute to the standardization of Bluetooth specifications and other Bluetooth SIG content via the Technical Publications Style Guide.
  • Support the Bluetooth SIG content strategy and follow information architecture best practices.
  • Contribute to improvements in Bluetooth SIG processes for specification development.

Skills and Experience

  • 3-5 years’ experience producing technical content for a technical audience
  • 3-5 years’ experience working in a structured and/or component content management environment such as DITA XML, Vasont, SDL Knowledge Center, Author-it, or similar systems and technology
  • 2-3 years’ experience working in a globally distributed organization
  • 2-3 years’ experience collaborating with Product/Engineering organizations in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Stellar writing and editing skills with a focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Accountable team player

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Senior Marketing Copywriter

Status: Full Time, Employee
Job Category: Marketing
Relevant Work Experience: 5-7 years
Career Level: Experienced
Education: Communication, Marketing, Advertising, Journalism, English or other Liberal Art programs
Travel: None
Industry: Telecommunications/Wireless
Location: Kirkland, WA

We’re looking for a creative copywriter comfortable transforming technical concepts into compelling business benefits. Your role will be to create a variety of materials for multiple audiences. You will work with a range of subject-matter experts to develop copy for a variety of mediums such as print, email, web, video, digital, and social. Your writing style should be direct and concise, always aiming to educate, illuminate, and inspire. Your copy should be free from jargon, instead using plain language to bring clarity to a large and very noisy IoT market.

The successful candidate thrives in a demanding, fast-paced environment and has the demonstrated ability to own the copy process from concept development through final deliverables, while working collaboratively across a small, but effective global marketing team.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop a consistent voice across the entire Bluetooth brand
  • Translate technical information into creative, compelling materials that communicate benefits
  • Breathe life into marketing programs, creating content that’s smart and enjoyable to read
  • Proofread & edit all materials associated with the Bluetooth brand
  • Oversee translation and localization of key materials into multiple languages

Skills & Requirements

  • Passion for developing strong, intelligent copy with great attention to detail
  • Experience conceptualizing and collaborating with a designer or design team
  • Ability to adapt to different writing styles (long and short format) as well as different media (print, online, social, etc.)
  • Extensive experience juggling multiple projects and deadlines
  • Experience working with all levels of management
  • Familiarity with managing a budget
  • Motivated, creative team player who thrives in a cross-functional, global organization
  • Loves technology and the wireless world

Recommended Qualifications

  • 5+ years of writing and editing experience for a technology vendor or publication
  • Working knowledge of AP Style

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Business Intelligence Analyst

Status: Full Time Employee
Job Category: Business Intelligence
Relevant Work Experience: 2+ years
Career Level: Experienced
Education: Bachelor’s degree and or equivalent work experience
Travel: None
Location: Kirkland, WA

The Bluetooth SIG is looking for a highly motivated individual who will drive the identification of business reporting analytic needs across the company. The Business Intelligence Analyst will be developing reporting and metric use cases, including business definitions and alignment to business processes to aid in the development of reporting strategy. This is a unique opportunity to lead the way in creating and implementing a Business Intelligence program at Bluetooth SIG.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Perform data analysis, generating KPIs to forecast and understand trends
  • Define business requirements to enable new functionality or to address system issues
  • Build and manage SIG performance tracking
  • Collect and analyze quantitative data
  • Develop, implement, and automate processes to collect and manage performance data
  • Present analysis to executive team
  • Support Product Managers, senior leadership, and other partners with ad hoc reporting and analysis
  • Continually recommend, develop, and implement process improvements and tools to collect and analyze data
  • Provide project coordination and operation support activities as directed
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with leadership and peers
  • Participate in review of data models
  • Champion the BI program and handle BI intake process, data governance, and partner with source system teams on data and change management procedures

Skills and Requirements

  • 2+ years SQL experience
  • 2+ years experience in Enterprise Data Warehousing / Business Intelligence
  • Ability to build data models, reports, and dashboards in Microsoft PowerBI – or – have experience using other BI applications such as OBIEE or Tableau for data visualizations
  • Advanced Excel
  • Understanding of data flow from source systems into the BI data warehouse; ability to troubleshoot and identify data flow and/or ETL problems
  • 1-2 years experience data modeling; must be familiar with relational databases, star schemas, DDL, and DML
  • Ability to translate information between technical and non-technical users
  • Analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • 1-2 years working experience in business requirements management and process design
  • QA experience a plus
  • Excellent self-management – ability to work independently, and with peers & manager (local and remote locations)
  • High degree of professionalism with demonstrated ability to develop strong working relationships to achieve goals

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Director of Marketing

Status: Full-Time, Employee
Job Category: Marketing
Relevant Work Experience: 10+ years
Career Level: Experienced, Manager
Education: Bachelor's Degree required, MBA a plus
Travel: up to 20%, some international
Industry: Telecommunications, wireless, computer hardware/software
Location: Kirkland, WA

As the SIG’s Director of Marketing, you will be responsible for leading a team of marketing professionals located in the US. You will be accountable for the full portfolio of marketing programs that drive the positioning and worldwide awareness of the Bluetooth brand. The position reports to the Vice President of Marketing and is responsible for the successful development and execution of global PR/AR campaigns, content creation, trade shows and SIG sponsored events and all marketing campaigns.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develops marketing segmentation schemes, and associated brand positioning and messaging frameworks
  • Manages global PR firms, supervising strategy and execution of worldwide PR and analyst relations campaigns
  • Oversees development and implementation of SIG’s worldwide event and trade show strategy, identifying targeted industry events/conferences and build plans to maximize Bluetooth exposure
  • Develops and executes compelling campaigns that increase awareness of Bluetooth technology with targeted developers and product manufacturers
  • Acts as regular SIG spokesperson and evangelist presenting our value proposition before small and large audiences at diverse venues for prospects, executives, media and industry analysts
  • Leads a team of marketing professionals who are responsible for content development, event execution & brand enforcement, creative design of all SIG marketing materials, and execution of digital marketing programs.
  • Instills culture of accountability on the team, while guiding their professional development and acting as a positive agent for change
  • Manages assigned budget and meets budget goals
  • Possess ability to define vision
  • Encourage, empower, motivate and mentor team members to maximize their abilities
  • Participates in corporate strategy
  • Own management of department (processes, resources, budget and all aspects of people management)
  • Inform, guide and lead Department (positive agent for change)

Skills and Requirements

  • 5+ years’ related, professional work experience in technology marketing
  • 5+ years’ experience successfully managing technology marketing teams
  • International and channel marketing experience a strong plus Bachelor’s degree (MBA a plus)
  • Comfortable presenting to global technical and marketing-focused audiences; able to merge business and technical concepts and terminology
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent project and time management skills with the ability to multitask and work in an aggressive, deadline-oriented environment
  • Personally motivated, creative thinking team player who thrives in a cross-functional, global team environment
  • Ability to have fun while providing leadership and meeting goals and objectives
  • Loves working with people, technology and the wireless world

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