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:

Technical Business Analyst Manager

Status: Full Time, Employee
Job Category: Business Analysis, Computer Science, Information Technology, Product Management
Relevant Work Experience: 5+ years (3+ Manager)
Career Level: Experienced
Education: 4 year degree (BS in related technical field and/or MBA a plus) or equivalent work experience
Travel: 0 to 10%; maybe some international
Industry: Telecommunications/Wireless
Location: Kirkland, WA, US

We are looking for an experienced leader to further mature a solid product management function that is growing into a world-class discipline. As a Technical Business Analyst Manager, you will lead a team of 2-5 senior and junior business analysts who collaborate closely with product managers and user experience designers. Our team’s goal is to deliver the best integrated tools that enable our membership to successfully engage with the Bluetooth SIG in order to rapidly build and deliver qualified Bluetooth products.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Grow the product management discipline:
    • Mature and strengthen the business analyst role within the product management discipline
    • Build and motivate a growing team of business analysts towards excellence
  • Develop product(s):
    • Perform product research to assist with identifying business needs
    • Document business rules and/or product use cases to capture the expected behavior of the product
    • Document business requirements and translate them into detailed user stories for the delivery team

This role reports directly to the Director of Product Management.

Responsibilities

Manage the business analyst role by providing:

Business Analysis Leadership

  • Lead, strengthen, and evolve the role of business analysts within the discipline
  • Lead and evolve best practices and consistent business analysis processes and tools
  • Lead and evolve consistent product health metrics to enable data-informed decisions

Team Management & Leadership

  • Lead a team of 2-5 senior and junior business analysts
  • Manage goals, process, budget, and resources
  • Grow, motivate, and manage direct report(s)

Developing world-class products by performing:

Product Research

  • Perform product research to assist with identifying business needs
  • Evaluate data collected through stakeholder interaction, task analysis, business processes, business intelligence, analytics, surveys and workshops to enable data-informed decisions
  • Align with product manager to understand business goals, product roadmap, and epic priorities
  • Propose technology solutions to achieve product and business goals
  • Review technical solutions to ensure the business requirements and long term product goals are being met

Product Documentation

  • Perform business process modeling to document the process flow of a product(s)
  • Document business rules to capture the expected behavior of a product(s)
  • Prepare accurate and detailed functional/non-functional requirement specifications
  • Document business requirements and translate them into detailed user stories for the delivery team

Product Delivery

  • Directly responsible for delivery of a product(s) as per the roadmap – with quality, on budget, and on time
  • Triage user feedback to classify in alignment with defined procedures
  • Ensure stories within the product backlog are groomed for upcoming sprints, including user story and acceptance criteria creation
  • Work in close collaboration with product management, user experience and engineering teams throughout the product life cycle
  • Build relationships and work with cross-functional teams to drive products from inception to launch

Skills and Experience

Experienced business analysis leader

  • Successful track record in managing a consistent business analysis discipline
  • Have an excellent understanding of typical business processes with ability to translate business jargon into plain, concise and clear English
  • Demonstrated experience in performing product research and developing product documentation
  • Proven track record of working closely with engineering teams in a scrum environment to successfully launch technology solutions
  • Strong analytical & quantitative skills with ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, evaluate outcomes and challenge conventional wisdom
  • Excellent project and time management skills with the ability to multitask in a deadline-oriented environment

Technical experience

  • Experience with Microsoft tools [office suite, azure, development platforms and bug tracking]
  • Familiar with at least one structured programming language (e.g. SQL, C, Java, etc.)
  • Technical understanding of coding and/or scripting, in addition to ColdFusion, ACLs, SDKs, or APIs, a plus
  • Working knowledge of web technologies and markup languages
  • Experience with re-platforming technologies from legacy systems, a plus

Effective leader that delivers results

  • Experienced people manager (3+ years) that instills accountability, encourages, empowers, motivates, trains, and mentors team members to maximize their abilities
  • Personally motivated, creative thinker and accountable team player
  • Applies servant leadership with internal and external users
  • Customer-focused and ability to act with tact, diplomacy, and professionalism
  • Proven critical thinker with excellent verbal and written communications
  • Excellent skills in maintaining, collaborating and supporting relationships at all levels across the organization
  • Passionate about technology, solution focused, data driven, and enjoys helping people
  • Demonstrated presentation skills to global technical & business-focused audiences
  • Demonstrated experience working in an agile and global environment
  • Passionate about having fun to create a positive environment

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Product Manager

Status: Full Time, Employee
Job Category: Product Management, Product Planning, Marketing
Relevant Work Experience: 2-5+ years
Career Level: Experienced
Education: 4 year degree (BS in related technical field and/or MBA a plus) or equivalent work experience
Travel: up to 10%; some international
Industry: Telecommunications/Wireless
Location: Kirkland, WA

We are looking for an experienced leader to join a solid product management function that is growing into a world-class discipline. As a Product Manager, you will contribute to a team of 10-12 senior and junior product managers, business analysts and user experience designers. Our team’s goal is to deliver the best integrated tools that enable our membership to successfully engage with the Bluetooth SIG in order to rapidly build and deliver qualified Bluetooth products.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with SIG departments to establish a vision, roadmap and requirements for SIG products
  • Understand business and user requirements to define and prioritize them in support of the product vision
  • Build relationships and work with cross-functional teams to drive products from inception to launch
  • Evangelize the product to engage users and further understand their needs

This role reports directly to the Group Product Manager.

Responsibilities

Product Vision Leadership

  • Collaborate with Bluetooth SIG departments to develop, evolve, and evangelize a product vision
  • Establish and evolve product roadmaps and key performance indicators to enable data-informed decisions
  • Provide strategic guidance to Bluetooth SIG departments and to senior leadership on product-impacting areas
  • Ability to review technical solutions to ensure the business requirements and long term product goals are being met

Stakeholder Management

  • Understand business and user requirements to define and prioritize them within a product backlog in support of the product vision
  • Engage directly with internal and external users to determine what we need to do and how to get there

Product Life Cycle Management

  • Directly responsible for delivery of a product(s) as per the roadmap – with quality, on budget, on time
  • Partner with the business analysis and user experience teams by supporting the translation of business requirements to functional and technical specifications, including user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Build relationships and work with cross-functional teams to drive products from inception to launch

Evangelize the Product

  • As a thought leader, support the internal and external evangelism of Bluetooth technology and the tools required to achieve the product roadmaps for Bluetooth SIG departments and member companies
  • Work directly with the Marketing team to develop and refine value propositions, positioning and messaging to shape the release and sustained marketing of the tools to the Bluetooth ecosystem

Skills and Experience

Experience in product management

  • Demonstrated experience in developing a product vision, evolving roadmaps, and establishing KPIs
  • Proven track record of working closely with engineering teams in a scrum environment to successfully launch technology solutions
  • Strong analytical & quantitative skills with ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, evaluate outcomes and challenge conventional wisdom
  • Excellent project and time management skills with the ability to multitask in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Agile Certified Professional and/or Certified Scrum Master and/or Certified Product Owner, desired
  • Technical background with experience in development platforms, SDKs and APIs, a plus
  • Excellent communicator and collaborator

Strong customer-focus

  • Applies servant leadership with internal and external users
  • Customer-focused and ability to act with tact, diplomacy, and professionalism
  • Strong data- and feedback-driven analysis to drive products
  • Proven critical thinker with excellent verbal and written communications
  • Experience in customer or client support

Effective leader that delivers results

  • Personally motivated, creative thinker and accountable team player
  • Strong skills in maintaining, collaborating and supporting relationships at all levels across the organization
  • Passionate about technology, enjoys helping people and solution focused
  • Demonstrated presentation skills to global technical & business-focused audiences
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Passionate about having fun to create a positive environment

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Business Intelligence Developer

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 Developer 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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Developer Relations Engineer, Developer Programs and Evangelism – North America, Kirkland, WA

Status: Full Time, Employee
Job Category: Marketing, Software Development
Relevant Work Experience: 5+ years’ experience with mobile/embedded development
Career Level: Experienced
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
Travel: up to 25%
Location: Kirkland, WA

We are looking for a Developer Relations Engineer - North America who is passionate about technology evangelism and software development to help us grow the awareness, understanding and adoption of Bluetooth technology in developer communities. You will be part of Bluetooth SIG’s developer relations team which consists of a global, energetic, and enthusiastic group of software developers that speak at events, write articles, blog posts and technical papers, conduct webinars and create educational kits that help developer communities 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 deep passion and appreciation for software development, the Internet of Things, vertical markets and consumer devices of all types. You will represent the Bluetooth SIG by speaking at the most prominent industry events and as well as in smaller meetings with decision makers and developers. So the candidate 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.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Engaging with developers to evangelize Bluetooth technology and help drive the expanding wave of innovative Bluetooth-enabled products and solutions.
  • Presenting at conferences, hosting webinars and creating cool content and demos to help developers get up to speed fast on Bluetooth development.
  • Acting as a subject matter expert for our training and other internal teams to create more effective tools and processes for helping Bluetooth developers.
  • Interact with developers and use their feedback to help grow and improve the engagement with each development communities.

What You’ll Need

  • 5+ years of mobile/embedded software development experience working in multiple hands-on roles.
  • Programming experience with Bluetooth Low Energy (or similar wireless technology) a plus.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and public speaking skills with ability to communicate technical developer issues and concepts clearly.
  • Experience with vertical markets or the Internet of Things (IoT) a plus.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work unsupervised.
  • Willingness to travel (both nationally and some internationally)

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Software Developer III

Status: Full Time, Employee
Job Category: Bachelor's Degree in Science/Engineering, CS, IT, or equivalent work experience
Relevant Work Experience: Minimum 4+ Years of Experience
Career Level: Experienced
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in CS, EE or equivalent work experience
Travel: None
Industry: Telecommunications/Wireless
Location: Kirkland, Washington

Skills and Requirements

  • A minimum of 4+ years of web application development using ASP.NET/C# in a professional, team setting.
  • In-depth understanding of object oriented programming concepts
  • Understanding of software development best-practices and concepts, including reusability, extensibility and documentation of implemented code
  • Front end web development experience including HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Ability to read, write and debug moderately-complex SQL queries
  • Basic understanding of XML and XSL (XSLT/XPath)
  • Ability to effectively diagnose code bugs and develop a plan for resolution
  • Passion for learning and continually enhancing their development skillset
  • Ability to work collaboratively with fellow team members towards a common goal
  • Desire and ability to mentor more junior developers on an ad hoc basis
  • Ability to self-direct work in support of project and team goals
  • Desire and ability to contribute to solution design
  • Basic system administration capabilities on Windows Server 2008 R2 and later
  • Basic understanding of IIS 7 and later
  • Ability to relate technical concepts to non-technical business staff

Additional Skills for Consideration

  • Experience with SharePoint 2010/2013 (web parts, event/feature receivers, branding, administration/configuration)
  • Cold Fusion experience a plus
  • Understanding of jQuery and/or other JavaScript libraries
  • Experience writing Web Services (WCF, SOAP, REST)SQL Server administration experience
  • Basic understanding of Active Directory and how it pertains to application security
  • Experience with Forms Based Authentication (FBA)
  • High comfort level interacting with non-technical staff in a collaborative environment

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