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Senior Firmware Engineer

Salary Competitive

Rokoko's offering unlocks the talent of millions of emerging creators that need fast, easy, and affordable animation tools. Our tools are designed for independent creators whilst being adopted by some of the world’s largest animation studios, like Netflix, Sony, or Disney. From the heart of Copenhagen, where it began, to our colleagues back in Athens and all the way across the USA, we all echo Rokoko’s calling - to empower the storytellers of tomorrow.

None of this would be possible without the humans behind Rokoko.Creative, driven, and passionate about what we do, every day we stand by our mission and we’re looking for talented teammates that can join us to build creative tools within art, entertainment, film, research, education, or health.

We collaborate with top-tier game, film, AR/VR, and VFX producers as well as thousands of creators that make unique content.

Dare to join us too, we’d love to have you.


🔥What you’ll be doing...

Come help build the next generation of motion capture technologies at Rokoko. Join our growing Capture Tools Hardware team and collaborate with a talented and diverse group with a wide breadth of capabilities within firmware, hardware, mechanics, electronics, quality and production.

In this role you’ll help to shape the foundation of our open source wireless sensor systems as we expand our portfolio with next generation technologies. This means you’ll play a crucial role in expanding Rokoko’s product capabilities so we can scale across new industries like sports-tech and health care.

You’ll explore and prototype the application of new technologies in our motion capture, and help set up automated testing across the entire stack, including the use of robotics and machine learning for analysing performance in development and production. Collaborate with our software team to help define a driver stack and participate in implementing best practices.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and defining firmware and aligning architecture with the larger software group
  • Firmware reliability
  • Participate in driving “best practices” with other software teams
  • Expand/modify existing firmware architecture to fit the demands of our product portfolio
  • Test, verification, and debug / hands-on troubleshooting
  • Participate in integration with electronic design

🕵️ We're keen to meet someone that...

This is the job for you if you’re passionate about embedded technologies, high-performance code, open source architectures, Bluetooth (5.X), MCUs, sensor systems, DSP’s, power management and protocols like WiFi. We’re looking for a candidate that has a strong ability to communicate effectively with team members, and be able to act as a role model and leader. You’ll fit in well if you’re a fast learner, who takes initiative and has a hands-on approach.



  • C/C++ programming (experience with STM32 a plus)
  • Scripting in Python, (experience with PyQt, AWS a plus)
  • GitHub, CMake, continuous integration, and unit test
  • Experienced implementing Wifi and/or Bluetooth protocols


Experience & Hard Skills

  • You hold a MSc/BSc or higher in electrical engineering, computer science, engineering or similar
  • 7+ years of relevant experience with embedded systems development and debugging tools
  • Hardware understanding in connection with embedded software - must be able to read schematics and use basic measurement equipment - oscilloscope etc.
  • Knowledge of firmware security best practices for embedded systems
  • Proficient in troubleshooting and debugging firmware


🤘 We will be thrilled if you have the knowledge of one of these...

We would be super thrilled if you have interest, experience or knowledge in the following areas:

  • Applied machine learning in the embedded space
  • IoT product development
  • Firmware on ST Processors
  • Technical IP strategy for hardware offerings
  • Strategically selecting from already existing open-source libraries, to lower development time and maintenance costs

    Deadline for Application: 28th February 2023


❤️ Rokoko perks and benefits

  • Work with an international team of 70+ talented individuals and a rare opportunity to work with professional motion capture/or other ESP.
  • Fantastic office location, catered lunch scheme, healthy snacks and beverages, and #coffee breaks.
  • 25 days of paid holiday(annual) and 5 optional(unpaid).
  • Healthcare insurance and pension scheme.
  • Work-life balance - we want you to win both at work and in life.
  • Quarterly education fund program.
  • Company fun runs - we love sporty outdoors activities from casual runs to marathons.
  • Regular social gatherings, both in person and digitally.
  • A unique opportunity to join Rokoko at the most exciting scale-up phase. We offer a steep learning curve and an ambitious work environment.


Why you would love working with Rokoko

2022 was an unprecedented year for us at Rokoko.

We've grown across teams and have welcomed 50+ talented people among our teams.

We've launched a new generation of the industry's favorite mocap suit, the Smartsuit Pro II. We've seen first-hand our mission to make motion capture widely accessible demonstrated in the many works of our talented community, using our tools as a vessel to push the boundaries of digital artistry. In 2022 we launched Rokoko Video our Free AI motion capture and with 2023 just starting, we are so excited for what’s to come!

Let’s make 2023 even greater, together.


Thirsty for more?

Browse our Instagram stories and posts,Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and TikTok. and join our community of 3D artists, VFX experts, and game devs on Discord. Psst...and check some of our user stories.

Rokoko is an equal opportunity employer, therefore we do not select candidates based on sex or gender identity, mental disability or physical disability, religion, age, national origin or ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or parental status. At Rokoko, we breathe diversity and creativity. Whatever your path or background is, however you express or identify yourself, join us and let’s get things in motion.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Maternity / paternity leave
Maternity / paternity leave

Kids are the future, go spend time with them.

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Working at

Rokoko is a tech startup with offices in the heart of Copenhagen, San Francisco and Athens. We are a happy mixed bunch of creatives, tech nerds, world-class software and hardware engineers, 3D artists, business people, one philosopher, one idealist, thousands of sensors, and a co-founder who only wants to sit on orange chairs. Our vision is to crush the barriers of animation and interactive storytelling. We imagine a world where Rokoko enables anyone and everyone to breathe life to their creative ideas, where imagination is unshackled from technical complexities and the steep learning curves of animation. We're building creative tools for the storytellers of tomorrow.

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