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Firmware QA Engineer at ROLI
London, GB

We are looking for a proactive and enthusiastic QA Engineer to join the ROLI Firmware Team. You will take responsibility for ensuring the quality of firmware across our innovative range of hardware products.

Your main focus will be ROLI’s creator experience and guaranteeing the quality of the technical implementations on updates to our existing products as well as new products in development.

The ideal candidate will have a broad range of experience that demonstrates key competencies necessary to succeed in this role including organisation, self-motivation, and the ability to work successfully within a team. You will also take initiative and drive change when needed.

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a disruptive category of music making devices we are creating called ‘Connected Music’ - a network of hardware and software, platform and developer products that will revolutionise how music is made.

What you'll do:

  • Ensure quality of firmware across the ROLI hardware product range
  • Work closely with the firmware team to specify and test new features
  • Run regression tests before new releases
  • Maintain up to date test plans
  • Develop the use of test automation across the firmware team

What you'll need: 

  • Experience with embedded systems
  • Previous QA experience
  • A passion for music and music technology
  • Familiarity with Agile development processes
  • Knowledge of bug tracking systems (e.g. Jira)
  • Ability to understand and talk about complex technical problems
  • Excellent organisation skills and an eye for detail 
  • Excellent communication skills, flawless written English
  • Superb and demonstrable time-management skills and the ability to work independently

Bonus Points: 

  • Extensive knowledge of hardware music controllers (including MIDI protocol)
  • Some C or C++ coding experience
  • Experience working at a startup company

ROLI offers:

  • The opportunity to work with the leading, progressive minds within technology, hardware, and music creation to directly impact the way we create and interact with music
  • A range of meaningful benefits including:
    • Following probation, a competitive health care cash plan
    • A company pension scheme
    • 23 days holiday with 2 additional social impact days and the standard 8 statutory holiday days
    • 20 hours per year dedicated to volunteering within the local community
    • Flexible working hours
    • ‘Lending Library’ of all ROLI products
    • Team member discounts on ROLI products
    • Wellness programme including fortnightly massages, weekly guided meditation and yoga
    • Apple laptop and relevant software licenses for your role and beyond
    • Generous Parental Leave policy
    • Frequent friends and family events
    • A great working environment, featuring daily complimentary homemade vegetarian lunches as well as fresh baked bread, limitless home­made GOLDnola
    • A dedicated company-wide Hack Day every month to expand your skill­s
    • Following probation, a generous bike-to-work scheme plus in-house bike storage  
  • A competitive salary according to your level of experience

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