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:

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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Developer Relations Director

Status: Full Time, Employee
Job Category: Marketing
Relevant Work Experience: 10+ years
Career Level: Experienced, Manager
Education: Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Business or equivalent work experience
Travel: 30% (Domestic & International)
Industry: Telecommunications/Wireless
Location: Kirkland, WA, USA

We are looking for a Developer Relations Director to lead a team of passionate technology evangelists tasked with growing the awareness, understanding and adoption of Bluetooth technology. The developer relations team consists of a global, energetic, and enthusiastic group of technologists that speak at events, write articles, blog posts, FAQs and technical papers, conduct webinars and create educational kits that help the developer community better understand Bluetooth technology and all of its possibilities. You and your team play an instrumental role in building and nurturing a vibrant developer community that is passionate about Bluetooth technology.

The right candidate will have a passion for and appreciation of mobile applications, the Internet of Things, and consumer devices of all types. Evangelists represent Bluetooth by speaking at the most prominent industry events and also in smaller meetings with decision makers and developers. So the ideal leader will possess excellent communication skills that will allow them to engage hundreds of people at once or drive in-depth discussions with senior technical leaders. They should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges so that they can provide input back to our product teams and help shape our roadmaps. Lastly, the right candidate has managed people before, and works hard to hire and develop a high performing team.

Who you will be leading:

  • A team of people who love to build apps, create solutions, interact with other developers and derive job satisfaction from helping others learn by doing.
  • They are able to converse with a broad range of developer technologies and communities.
  • They have passion, curiosity, technical depth, and exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • They love writing and sharing your thoughts online whether in blog posts, technical articles, even in book form
  • They have a genuine interest in solving technical problems.
  • They have good marketing skills and business logic.
  • They love to travel, see new places, and meet new people.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Set vision, strategy, lead and manage a team charged with building and nurturing a robust Bluetooth developer community
    • Hire and develop a team of evangelists, establishing team culture and ensuring consistency in how the team operates
    • Encourage, empower, motivate and mentor team members to maximize their abilities
    • Instill a culture of accountability on the team, while guiding their professional development and acting as a positive agent for change
    • Own management of the group, including processes, resources, budget and all aspects of people management
  • Serve as a thought leader externally and internally, providing guidance on industry trends and future potential
  • Serve as a spokesperson for Bluetooth technology by speaking at conferences and engaging with the media and analyst community
  • Build connections with influencers in the wireless and IoT industries, and represent Bluetooth with members, partners, and industry associations
  • Support the team in the creation of meaningful and educational content for developers on how to create solutions with Bluetooth technology
  • Support the team in organizing webinars and blog posts with members and partners, supporting them in the promotion of Bluetooth technology
  • Participate in corporate strategy

Skills and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or a related technical field
  • 10+ years of experience working in technical roles – wireless, mobile, IoT, or related
  • 3+ years of experience working in developer evangelism/relations/advocacy
  • 5+ years of experience managing technical teams with geographically remote members
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and public speaking skills with ability to communicate very technical developer issues and concepts clearly
  • Willingness to travel (both nationally and internationally)

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Senior Systems Administrator

Status: Full Time, Employee
Job Category: IT/Engineering
Relevant Work Experience: 5+ years
Career Level: Experienced
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Science/Engineering, CS, IT, or equivalent work experience
Travel: Less than 10%
Industry: Telecommunications/Wireless/Software
Location: Kirkland, WA

The Engineering team is responsible for all software applications, services and tools within the SIG. These include internal and external facing tools. The predominant focus is modern, service-based member facing tools. The Senior Systems Administrator will drive adoption of newest technologies for delivery of these tools while also playing a critical role in planning and engineering the organization's systems infrastructure.

They will also work closely with the Engineering Development teams in support of their development operations (DevOps) as well as provide/oversee frontline support for productivity tools and services and infrastructure across the 80+ person organization.

Skills and Requirements

  • Experience with maintaining, monitoring and managing hosted server infrastructure
  • Experience with cloud based services and virtual machine management
  • Experience with server virtualization
  • Expert in HTTP, TCP/IP, SNMP and DNS
  • Excellent communication and teaching skills.
  • Attentive listener
  • Strong troubleshooting skills (hardware/network/software)
  • Solid understanding of Active Directory and Office 365
  • Strong knowledge of VMWare and Linux
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Hyper V
  • Solid understanding of Cisco ASA firewalls, Cisco wireless and core switching
  • Familiar with HP switching
  • Comprehensive experience with network protocols and switch layering
  • Proven understanding of security concepts, principles and practices
  • Experience troubleshooting and managing EMC SAN storage
  • Accountable team player
  • Familiarity with WSUS and SCCM

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Own continuous improvement of process and procedures
  • Mentoring of junior staff on technical matters
  • Design, implementation and support of Network infrastructure
  • Design, implementation and maintenance of Security systems and measures including Routers, Firewalls, WAF, IDS and IPS, Patching
  • Perform network assessments and security audits
  • Automation of essential IT tasks – OS Deployment, Windows Updates deployment, VM Creation
  • Microsoft SQL Server installation, configuration, administration and support
  • SAN storage management
  • Management of Virtualization environments
  • Office 365 Administration
  • VSTS administration and support
  • Management of Web Hosting budget
  • Implementation, management and support of Azure Infrastructure and services
  • Provide direct day to day technical support for employees. This includes PC support and other support management issues
  • Ensure Integrity of backups for all systems
  • Document all computer systems and network infrastructure

Additional Skills for Consideration

  • Experience with Docker containers and container orchestration tools such as Docker swarm, Kubernetes will be huge plus.
  • Experience with Microsoft IIS
  • MCSE Server Infrastructure and/or CCNA certification is a plus
  • VPN connectivity troubleshooting and configuration (Cisco, IPSec)
  • Expertise on Load balancers, VIPs, and ability to interpret and build F5 iRules
  • Experience with GIT (or similar version control systems) and as well as familiarity with Continuous Integration/Deployment/Delivery techniques.
  • Experience with PowerShell scripting
  • Understanding of Web Security
  • Experience working in a high-performing DevOps environment.

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VP, Engineering

Status: Full Time, Employee
Career Level: Experienced Management
Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience (Masters Degree a plus)
Travel Requirements: Able to travel worldwide up to 10% of the time
Industry: Telecommunications/Wireless
Location: Kirkland, WA

We are seeking a passionate, highly motivated and talented Engineering VP to oversee and drive our product and tool engineering activities. The ideal candidate will be a strong leader, team player and people manager with excellent planning skills providing vision and direction to our engineering teams focused on development and maintenance of our Online/Web tools, Bluetooth product qualification testing tools and Enterprise Architecture/IT. The Candidate will report to the Executive Director of the Bluetooth SIG and own and drive all engineering activities and be responsible for our engineering vision and strategy as well as delivery.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Vision, Strategy and operational aspects of internal engineering functions as well as driving externally resourced engineering projects
  • Growth and evolution of the engineering team, providing strong leadership to develop and set individual and team performance goals, encouraging and mentoring team members to maximize their abilities
  • Prioritization of activities and available resources (including risk mitigation) to meet the needs of our members and organization
  • Responsible for functional budget and performance within. Business rationale to for proposed investments.
  • Collaboration with Marketing and other staff functions to effectively understand and deliver to member requirements
  • Frequent interface with key members

Skills and Requirements

  • Experienced at running engineering teams developing both web and embedded software with a track record of success
  • An exemplary team leader, knowledgeable in how to get the best out of people
  • Critical Thinker, idea generator and problem solver, able to spot roadblocks and get past them quickly and efficiently
  • A strong Program and Project manager, of both internally and externally resourced projects/programs
  • Experienced in getting things done, passionate to achieve the very best
  • Able to grasp complex issues and communicate simply and clearly in understandable terms
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to interact effectively in an international business environment
  • 10+ years of managing engineering operations both online and embedded
  • Strong practitioner in modern software methods such as Agile and Scrum.
  • Strong background in programming tools and languages
  • Excellent project and time management skills with the ability to multitask and work in an aggressive, deadline-oriented environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Recommended Qualifications

  • Wireless technology background
  • An understanding of Bluetooth wireless technology

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Software Development Engineer III

Status: Full Time, Employee
Job Category: Software Engineering
Relevant Work Experience: 6+ years
Career Level: Experienced
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in CS, EE or equivalent work experience
Travel: Able to travel worldwide up to 10% of the time
Industry: Telecommunications/Wireless
Location: Kirkland, WA

The SIG is looking to engage a highly self-motivated individual to join the Tools Team as a Software Engineer III. As part of this team, the candidate will be expected to take on an important role of architecting, developing and implementing a variety of software products with an emphasis on database-driven web applications.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Enable continuous learning and improvement in the design, development and maintenance of Bluetooth SIG Software Tools in a fast-paced, agile work environment
  • Exercise practical understanding of traditional and emergent technologies, methodologies and
  • paradigms to enable market differentiation and positive long term impact
  • Enable the application of Test Driven Development methodologies to support Continuous Integration and frequent delivery of customer value through working software
  • Enable the diagnosis complex issues and implementation of solutions
  • Evaluate existing software development methods and work to enhance them to improve quality and performance
  • Advocate and practice software development best practices
  • Provide mentoring to junior team members
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams/groups to drive, clarity and deliver tools
  • Work with a range of platforms and technologies

Skills and Requirements

  • 6+ years software development experience using C/C++ or C#
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Proven track record in delivering customer-focused, high-quality content on time
  • Ability to learn new tools, technologies, and processes quickly and independently
  • Passion for technology with strong customer empathy
  • Record of developing and shipping new technologies through multiple product cycles
  • Ability to provide input and make decisions regarding refactoring
  • Ability to support and enable Agile development
  • Ability to apply Object-oriented analysis and design
  • Ability to apply Design Patterns
  • Ability to lead peer code reviews
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to interact effectively in an international business environment
  • Accountable team player that collaborates effectively in a team environment
  • Strong practical understanding of Computer Science and engineering principles

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in developing and working with protocol stacks
  • Knowledge of Bluetooth core, protocol or profile technology
  • Experience with Agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, Sprints and User Stories
  • Background in embedded systems programming

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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
  • 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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