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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:

Instructional Designer

Status: FTE
Relevant Work Experience: 3-5 years’ experience
Career Level: Experienced
Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
Industry: Telecommunications/Wireless
Location: Kirkland, WA
Start Date: January, 2017

Bluetooth SIG is seeking a fulltime Instructional Designer with Captivate and Camtasia experience. Use your instructional design skills and demonstrated best practices in adult learning to become an integral part of exciting training initiatives for a multi-national, multi-cultural audience.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with Senior Training Manager on an overall program for training within the Bluetooth SIG
  • Consults and collaborates with various teams to develop training module goals and objectives
  • Applies knowledge of instructional design theory to design course content, working with subject matter experts as an eLearning specialist
  • Applies knowledge of instructional design theory and adult learning principles to develop storyboards, training courses, job aids, scripts, videos, and other instructional materials that achieve business and performance goals
  • Modifies existing training curriculum, content, materials, job aids, etc. to meet learning needs by reviewing program evaluations, test results, and participant and manager feedback on training effectiveness
  • Organizes projects appropriately to accomplish deliverables while adhering to scope and timeline
  • Designs evaluation strategies and tools to determine whether desired learning and performance outcomes are achieved

Skills and Requirements

  • Experience working with complex content and designing training for multiple delivery
  • modalities (traditional classroom, online classroom, and self-paced e-Learning modules) for a global audience
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates strong project management skills
  • Knowledge of instructional technologies and is demonstrably proficient in the use of eLearning tools such as video editing software, Captivate 9 and Camtasia
  • Demonstrated proficiency of instructional systems design and adult learning principals
  • Experience with implementation and testing of adult learning principals
  • Self-motivated, organized and details oriented
  • Accountable team player
  • Familiar with agile development methodology

Preferred Skills and Requirements

  • Experience developing training in the technology industry or persons with a technical background
  • Instructional designers with experience publishing to a HTML5 output, using JavaScript in design and/or xAPI in tracking

Senior Project Manager

Status: Full Time Employee
Relevant Work Experience: Minimum of 6-8 years of experience
Career Level: Experienced
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business or related technical field or equivalent work experience
Travel: Minimal
Industry: Telecommunications/Wireless
Location: Kirkland, WA

The phenomenal growth of Bluetooth technology creates unique challenges with regards to the ability of the Bluetooth SIG to successfully respond to the needs of a rapidly growing membership base as well as the entry into new markets. We are looking for an experienced Sr. Project Manager to work with our staff and our membership to help drive project clarity around what we need to accomplish, why, and how. The ideal candidate will be passionate about people and technology, and excited about enabling our members to create compelling new products for consumers.

Responsibilities

  • Own and drive project management execution on multiple projects simultaneously, from concept to implementation
  • Providing clarity around initially ambiguous projects and process issues
  • Understanding Sponsor needs and helping to prioritize them within the construct of the overall organizational needs and the constraints of organization resources
  • Communicating request and project status to stakeholders
  • Providing thought leadership with regard to team and organization challenges
  • Managing workflow with PMO processes
  • Help improve and grow the processes of the PMO
  • Facilitate adoption of the PMO across the SIG
  • Support and mentor fellow PMO team members
  • Execute complex SIG wide tasks supporting the enterprise

Skills and Requirements

  • Ability to collaborate with global stakeholders to successfully deliver on strategic projects
  • Proven track record in successfully owning and delivering complex technology projects
  • Knowledge of software development best practices and the SDLC using Agile SCRUM
  • Excellent project management skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to simultaneously understand both how our work fits into the “big picture” as well as the detailed requirements necessary for successful implementation
  • Leadership in fostering understanding of organizational goals and the team’s role in achieving those goals
  • Ability to be a team player as well as the ability to influence without authority
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong cross-group collaboration skills
  • A passion for taking on big challenges and seeing them through
  • PMP certification required, other certifications desired such as Agile and Six Sigma
  • A minimum of 2 years creating project schedules
  • Excellent communication skills on both technical and non-technical subjects
  • Excellent analytical skills and solid attention to details
  • Strong sense of ownership for assigned projects
  • Ability to handle tasks on multiple active projects
  • Ability to work collaboratively with fellow team members towards a common goal
  • Positive attitude and advocate for change
  • Identify barriers to success and provides recommendations
  • Communicate and escalates issues as necessary
  • Communicate timeline as needed to the stakeholders

Preferred Skills and Requirements

  • Experience with enterprise software and enterprise software applications
  • Experience working in a Project Management Office
  • Master’s Degree

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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 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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Compliance Program Coordinator

Status: Full Time Employee
Job Category: Program Coordinator
Relevant Work Experience: 2+ years
Career Level: Experienced
Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Travel: 10% Domestic or International
Industry: Telecommunications/Wireless
Location: Kirkland, WA

The Bluetooth Compliance program protects all Bluetooth SIG members by ensuring the qualification policies are followed by all Bluetooth products. The compliance program ensures members are using the trademarks in accordance with the Bluetooth brand guide and are selling goods and services that have successfully completed both the Bluetooth qualification and declaration processes.

The Compliance Program Coordinator performs market surveillance to ensure all Bluetooth products are compliant to the Bluetooth requirements and perform audits of existing qualification data to ensure accuracy. This role interacts with all types of member companies from all regions of the world to support them with the process requirements.

The Responsibilities

  • Provide first-tier support for member questions and issues related to Compliance Program process
  • Work with team to define average metrics for resolution and pattern analysis to establish baseline for measured improvements to the program and processes
  • Generate weekly and ad-hoc reports for management
  • Identify and remove products in violation from online retailers
  • Execute surveillance, corrective action, auditing parameters and procedures to verify product compliance to Bluetooth specification
  • Partner with Member Relations team to manage issue tracking system and establish standard communication escalation process to drive issues to resolution

Requirements

  • Strong analytical and creative thinking
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on work accuracy
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent problem-solving with capacity to bring problem to resolution
  • Strong time management and task prioritization skills
  • High level of professionalism
  • Experience in Microsoft CRM
  • Experience in Excel working with formulas/pivot tables
  • Accountable team player
  • Self-motivated

Additional Skills

  • Online retailer brand enforcement experience

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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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