Careers

If you have a team attitude and great ideas, send your resume and a one-paragraph summary of your most recent improvement idea via email to employment@lantronix.com, via fax to 949-453-7165 or by mail to:

Lantronix Human Resources
7535 Irvine Center Drive
Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92618

Current Opportunities


Principal Software Engineer

Job Title: Principal Software Engineer

Job Code: 851-01-0118

Job Function: Engineering

Classification: Regular Full Time

Compensation: Base Salary and Stock Options

Location: Irvine, California

As a member of the product development team, you will develop and enhance software and firmware for our industry leading embedded and external Device Enablement and ITM products. Our platforms are at the forefront of driving IoT connectivity with intelligent device services that enable our customers to access remote device data within the enterprise.

  • Gather and finalize software requirements based on product requirements.
  • Architect systems, understand, analyze and modify existing subsystems and work with large bodies of software code.
  • Manage entire life cycle, including enhancements, updates, and reconfigurations for assigned products
  • Produce high quality code that conforms to the design and functional requirements. Use command line tools and IDE for design and debugging.
  • Develop validation plans and execute them to ensure that code is fully unit tested before submitting to Product Assurance Testing.
  • Provide support to other Engineers, Field Application Engineers/Technical Support staff in areas of expertise and domain knowledge.
  • Demonstrating strong project management and intra-department collaboration is essential to projects on time and on budget
  • Provides work estimates for development projects and reports status of projects to management.
  • Improve and maintain new and existing functionality through the product lifecycle.
  • Diagnose, locate and resolve technical issues in large systems.
  • Fullstack software development.
  • Work independently, having the ability to work in a team environment, and meeting project deadlines will be necessary skills for success

Skills and Competencies

  • BSEE/BSCS or equivalent, MSEE/MSCS a plus.
  • 10+ years of practical experience in embedded product development for networking equipment (wired or wireless), M2M technology or equivalent.
  • Requires strong C/C++ programming experience and good understanding of algorithms and data structures.
  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Bash
  • Experience with containerized systems (Docker, Vagrant, Virtual Box and VMWare)
  • Demonstrated experience in TCP/IP protocols (Sockets, IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP, ICMP, QOS, etc.).
  • Advanced knowledge of multi-threaded embedded application software including but not limited to network protocol stacks and implementing communication systems from the ground up.
  • Experience in “leading” the development and release of embedded software products is highly desirable.
  • Experience in at least one embedded Linux distribution is needed (Commercial – MontaVista Linux, Wind River Linux, Timesys Linux or Open Source – buildroot, OpenEmbedded, uClinux).
  • Experience in building a Linux system from scratch
  • Experience with the complete software lifecycle process
  • Ability to architect an embedded networking product software
  • Working with git, cvs and makefile within a Linux development environment will prove very useful
  • Specific experience with the following tool sets / products is extremely beneficial:  SQL, Serial Drivers, ARM processors, USB and PC Card drivers
  • Protocol Stack knowledge for one or more wireless technologies: 802.11, 2G, 3G, and/or 4G is desirable.
  • Knowledge of cloud services, such as Google Cloud Platform, AWS S3/CloudFront/EC2 is a plus
  • Experience as a technical lead is a plus.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Company Benefits

Lantronix provides for Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance, EAP, 401(k), Vacation and Holiday pay. Business casual work environment.

To Be Considered

Please submit your resume: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=lantronix&jobId=164813&lang=en_US&source=CC3


Corporate Marketing and Communications Manager

Job Title: Corporate Marketing and Communications Manager

Job Code: 512-01-1217

Job Function: Marcom

Classification: Regular Full Time

Compensation: Base Salary and Stock Options

Location: Irvine, California

Position Summary

Lantronix Marketing & Communications is responsible for developing and managing an integrated marketing strategy to help grow Lantronix’s business around the world. The team is responsible for imagining, spearheading and executing campaigns and programs that help create profitable growth and enhance our position as one of the world’s leading technology companies. We are looking for a creative, content marketing and communications professional who can effectively influence and collaborate across Lantronix. You must not only quickly understand, analyze and communicate technology innovations and trends, but also be inspired by working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

Position Description

Working as part of the global Lantronix Marketing & Communications team, the Manager drives the marketing and communications strategy and crafts strategic external and internal content in support of our business. The focus of the role includes using a targeted communications strategy, strong messaging and digital platforms to create a culture of believers and evangelists internally to reinvigorate our business, and driving our positioning externally to drive sales and support our growth goals. This includes:

Strategic Planning

  • Develop the marketing & communications strategy to support the growth of the Lantronix business.
  • Work with the industry and geographic teams, and other related teams across our business, to ensure the plan is innovative, relevant and localized, and launch sales campaigns in those areas.
  • Manage the ongoing implementation of the plan, and refresh as required.
  • Manage annual budget and demonstrating the ability to show strong ROI on programs.
  • Create messaging, writing and shaping messages designed to raise perceptions of our products. Develop a visual identity to support the messaging, and continually evolve and refresh to stay current with emerging trends and Lantronix brand standards.
  • Drive internal and external marketing content and campaigns to evangelize our key audiences: Sales teams; customers and other external audiences, such as industry analysts.
  • Drive the development of market-relevant and differentiated thought leadership, developing new concepts and writing new content or shaping global content. Proactively identify hot topic areas for content, develop messaging and create content including thought leadership, POVs and research.
  • Package all content and thought leadership using the most effective and digitally-enabled channels, developing the launch plans, and managing the internal and external communications to support the launch and marketing activities.
  • Manage all industry analyst reports and submissions, including the structuring of messaging and content. Leading the development of the briefings, including structuring the messaging and content, preparing presentations, and coaching leadership to prepare for the briefings working with our industry analyst lead.
  • Work with sales leads to execute effective campaigns leveraging the content, for both internal and external audiences, and track effectiveness and ROI of the campaigns.
  • Write provocative, innovative and conversational content for website pages to support the thought leadership, new collateral and other areas.

Internal Communications

  • Lead internal communications and craft the development of a targeted plan, to include executive communications, including webcast appearances, videos, leadership announcements, employee and operational communications. Drive relevant programs and communications activities based on hot topics and creative relevant slices of content for the various areas of our business.
  • Oversee messaging on all channels to maintain precision, high quality and consistency.

Event Marketing

  • Possess strong executive presence and content management skills to drive our large, high profile events, teaming with our event program lead. Sharing insights and strategic thinking around leading events with a limited budget,
  • Balance strategic thinking and planning with the ability to “roll up your sleeves” and provide program execution across core content areas and asset development.

Social Media, Website, Digital Presence

  • Create and drive a robust social media program to ensure strong integration of digital marketing elements across all programs. Drive strong share of voice and to position our senior business leaders. Proactively seek new channels and innovative ways to share our stories to keep current of social trends.
  • Write content blogs, social posts and other content required for the social channels. Ensuring consistency and accuracy of Lantronix strategic marketing messages across various social channels and programs, and ensure Lantronix’s social media policies are adhered to.
  • Analyze results to gain insights, and improve our overall digital marketing program.
  • Manage website creative, content, and consistency with all messaging.

Sales Support and Relationship Management

  • Host Quarterly Business Reviews for Lantronix’s wider geographic and industry-led marketing community to share details on the Lantronix marketing efforts to support global and cross-industry campaigns and to understand local needs and priorities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor´s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Business, related discipline, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in marketing and communications, with experience in the technology industry, experience in technology content writing, and some experience working with alliances

Preferred Qualifications

  • Marketing leadership: Drives the marketing strategy and execution.
  • Innovative, proactive, executive presence: An innovative and proactive thinker with outstanding communication skills and ability to interact directly with senior executives; constantly bringing forward new ideas and out-of-the-box thinking.
  • Content Marketer: Exceptionally strong content marketing skills applied to the latest marketing approaches and technologies to bring campaigns to life in thought leadership. Expertise in writing and developing content, including synthesizing complex technology topics and writing new pieces ranging from talking points to key messages to PowerPoint presentations to blogs to social media posts and beyond. Exceptional message development and writing skills required.
  • Proven track record: Demonstrated success in leading large-scale marketing strategies and achieving results with a focus on alliance marketing programs; ability to work successfully in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders; flexibility and agility to act fast and be responsive to changing business needs.
  • Business acumen: Strong understanding of business and ability to learn Lantronix’s business and Lantronix capabilities quickly; continually focused on putting Lantronix’s business first and foremost as the objective of marketing.
  • Role is expected to be based in Lantronix HQ in Irvine, CA.
  • Personal flexibility to travel where and when required, and to participate in virtual meetings outside of regular business hours to connect with business leaders in other time zones.

Professional Skills

  • Confidence, presence and personal credibility to establish successful relationships.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. The ability to present and communicate ideas clearly and persuasively at all levels to multiple audiences.
  • Creative drive, energy, innovation and enthusiasm – never satisfied with status quo, always striving to break new ground and bring new marketing techniques and channels to the forefront.
  • Bold creativity and a passion for new technology trends and the future.
  • Strong knowledge of innovation, technology content, and the ability to instantaneously absorb and create the new.
  • Goal oriented, business-focused, responsive and reliable.
  • Excellent Digital, Social Media and PowerPoint skills.
  • Willingness to learn quickly, take initiative and maintain focus.
  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a virtual, problem-solving environment.
  • Strong project management skills, organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
  • Exceptionally strong teaming skills.
  • Excellent negotiation, influence, mediation and conflict management skills.
  • Sensitivity to the cultural variances across different countries.
  • Demonstrated leadership, team work, and collaboration in professional setting.

To Be Considered

Please submit your resume via this link.


Systems Architect

The System Architect is responsible for leading the system architecture activities through designing and directing the technical vision throughout the entire product life-cycle

JOB TITLE: Systems Architect
JOB FUNCTION:
Engineering
CLASSIFICATION:
Regular Full Time
COMPENSATION:
Base Salary plus Stock Options
LOCATION:
Irvine, CA
JOB CODE:
851-01-0318

Responsibilities

  • Help to create a vision, define architecture, investigate build vs open source vs buy tradeoffs, design and develop specifications
  • Engage with end-users to understand their pain-points, challenges and requirements
  • Engage with product management and engineering leadership on project and feature scoping
  • Work closely with engineering and test organizations, helping them with architecture and design details, while maintaining strict adherence to vision and architecture
  • Foster a passion for excellence and an inclusive environment that shares knowledge and engages all peers in the strategic vision
  • Mentor, influence, and coach team members to enhance engineering deliverables and achieve shared goals
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as required

Skills and Competencies

  • 10 years of hands-on software development experience
  • 5 years of hands-on project lead, architecture, software design experience
  • 3 – 5 years of hands-on experience writing software specifications
  • QA/test experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in related Engineering discipline is required; post-graduate Engineering degree is preferred
  • Strong programming background in C, C++ or Java/Scala
  • Strong background in developing distributed, fault-tolerant mission-critical software and enterprise applications
  • Strong background in developing management software applications
  • Strong Programming expertise with Amazon or Microsoft cloud platforms
  • Programming familiarity with JavaScript, node JS, angular JS, Python, Go is a plus
  • Programming familiarity with Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS), Linux and embedded systems is required
  • Strong knowledge of networking protocols and protocol stacks
  • Strong knowledge of current and upcoming enterprise-grade and cloud-scale open-source projects in the areas of compute infrastructure, networks, message busses, data processing pipelines, big data pipelines
  • Strong knowledge of the architecture and internals of popular open-source tools and applications
  • Familiarity with machine learning and data science algorithms a plus
  • Excellent communication, specification and documentation skills
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Must work effectively in a team environment and have demonstrated leadership skills
  • Ability to work with a high-level of independence and intrinsic motivation

To be considered

Please submit resume via this link.


Product Manager

Reporting to the Director of Product Management, the Product Manager will lead a cross-functional team to define, develop and deliver market-driven solutions that meet customer needs and secure Lantronix’s competitive advantage and revenue growth.

 JOB TITLE:                   Product Manager
 JOB FUNCTION:         Product Management / Product Marketing
 CLASSIFICATION:     Regular Full Time
 COMPENSATION:      Base Salary plus Bonus and Stock Options
 LOCATION:                  Irvine, CA

Responsibilities

  • Acquiring and articulating a deep understanding of market problems, market opportunities, applications and customer and user needs to develop a product strategy.
  • Defining and prioritizing solutions to market problems.
  • Delivering a product roadmap that supports business unit objectives.
  • Collaborating with multiple functions including engineering, project management, applications and marketing throughout the product development process.
  • Leading the product team to achieve cost, schedule and performance objectives.
  • Articulating product value proposition, key benefits, features and competitive advantage.
  • Working with Marketing to develop and implement effective marketing campaigns, sales collateral and product launch plans.
  • Providing support to the Lantronix sales team, channel partners, customer service and key customers.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS

Conduct market research (market problems, applications, competitive landscape); meet with internal and external customers to better understand customer and end-user needs.

  • Develop and document user stories, business cases, market and product requirements for product development projects.
  • Work closely with engineering and project management to ensure that products are developed according to the Product Development Process.
  • Work closely with Marketing to develop product launch plans and drive content creation for Marketing collateral.
  • Develop product training tools and content; ensure customers, account executives and channel partners receive comprehensive and effective product training.
  • As the product line expert, support sales of released products; assess opportunities at key accounts and work with sales to convert into revenue for the company.
  • Travel as needed to support marketing strategy and sales (20% -30%).

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related Science/Engineering discipline; or equivalent work experience. MBA is a plus.
  • 5+ years’ experience in software product development or product management or equivalent with increasing leadership and/or management responsibilities.
  • Experience in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Familiarity with enterprise level cloud, SaaS, embedded software or hardware, and/or communication technologies.
  • Ability to lead and manage cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with a professional demeanor.
  • Ability to create and deliver effective written and oral presentations.
  • Ability to interact with high-level contacts, both internal and external to the company.
  • Self-starter with a hunger to learn and grow.

To be considered

Please submit resume via this link.


Vice President Software Engineering

JOB TITLE:        Vice President Software Engineering
JOB FUNCTION:    Engineering
CLASSIFICATION:  Regular Full Time
COMPENSATION:      Base Salary plus Stock Options
LOCATION:          Irvine, CA
JOB CODE:          850-01-0518

The Vice President Software Engineering position requires high level technical acumen, prior engineering management experience with a track record of leading strong engineers and ability to make effective technical decisions including contributions to our technology architecture evolution, while collaborating multi-functionally. This position will partner with Product Management and Operations to drive the ongoing innovation and evolution of our products and services and play a pivotal role in ensuring they align to the organization strategy. The VP Software Engineering is instrumental in leading, mentoring and developing technical engineers, engineering directors, managers, and team leads including the onboarding, mentoring and career development of our staff.

This position is responsible for providing strategy, vision, and senior leadership in creating and delivering industry-leading products. The VP Software Engineering serves as a cross-functional leader who focuses on collaboration with key stakeholders to execute on the technology vision, strategy, roadmap and delivery. Prioritizes organizational and technology initiatives and coordinates the lifecycle of current and future products. This executive leader reports directly to the CEO.

Primary Duties and Functions

  • Lead through example while providing high-level guidance, support, motivation, and morale to promote an innovative and challenging work environment while building high performing, cohesive, and sustainable teams that can execute both independently and collaboratively to deliver results.
  • Hire and manage a team of world-class engineers, providing guidance and direction to achieve the technical vision and strategy.
  • Partner with cross-departmental stakeholders to identify product goals and milestones and develop the technical roadmap and strategies for success.
  • Drive technical architecture decisions and lead efforts to ensure successful execution of strategies while ensuring architecture integrity and standards.
  • Partner with Product Management and Operations teams to successfully deliver Lantronix products and features.
  • Help identify technology trends and evolving industry behavior that may support or impede the success of the technology roadmap, strategy, and vision.
  • Develop and maintain technology processes and procedures that maximizes Lantronix’s engineering culture and product strategy.
  • Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that impact the team’s ability to meet strategic, financial, and technical goals.
  • Remain up-to-date on industry trends, technology standards, and emerging technologies and best practices.
  • Develops and maintains strategic partnerships with key vendors and contractors to ensure effective implementation of business strategies as well as to identify expedient and comprehensive solutions to customer-impacting issues.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science or other technical field of study or equivalent. MSCS a plus.
  • 10-15 years of relevant experience in software or architectural engineering such as highly scalable and reliable enterprise-class or web-scale application software on private and public cloud environments
  • 5+ years as an engineering director managing multi locations.
  • Strong architecture, design, and implementation skills with a strong understanding of one or more industry -standard coding languages including Python, Node, Angular, JavaScript, HTML.
  • Experience with data center architectures and virtualization technologies including containers, hypervisors, public and private IaaS/PaaS platforms, and their management software including Docker, VMware, VirtualBox, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud
  • Strong project management skills with understanding all phases of project management, risk mitigation, and milestones.
  • Significant experience with enterprise level cloud, SaaS, desktop and device software technologies.
  • Experience with application framework API design and implementation.
  • Strong technology leader focused on delivering products with excellent usability and customer satisfaction, and reliable and secure performance.
  • Demonstrates a highly analytical approach which thrives in a data-driven environment.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgement and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Excellent analytical, written, and oral communication and relationship building skills.
  • Proven ability to work and problem solve independently/collaboratively, to organize workloads and priorities, high-quality execution, technical innovation/adaption, and initiatives.
  • Proven track record of exceptional talent management of highly talented, diverse teams.

To be considered

Please submit resume via this link.


Principal Engineer Project Lead

Job Description: Reporting to the Director, Software Engineering, the Principal Engineer/Project Lead will have a hands-on role while leading a project team to develop and enhance software and firmware for our industry-leading IoT Modules and Enterprise Solutions products. Our platforms are at the forefront of driving M2M connectivity with intelligent device services that enable our customers to access remote device data within the enterprise.

 Key Responsibilities: The Principal Engineer/Project Lead is responsible for development, integration and verification of software as well as for the maintenance and support of the software across multiple versions and platforms.

Responsibilities include:

  • Gather and finalize software requirements based on product requirements.
  • Lead software development teams (including offshore team) to drive software releases.
  • Take initiative to continuously improve software development process to increase efficiency and quality of software release.
  • Produce high-quality code that conforms to the design and functional requirements. Use command line tools and IDE for design and debugging.
  • Develop validation plans and execute them to ensure that code is fully unit tested before submitting to Product Assurance Testing.
  • Provide support to other Engineers, Field Application Engineers/Technical Support staff in areas of expertise and domain knowledge.
  • Provide work estimates for development projects and reports status of projects to management.
  • Improve and maintain new and existing functionality through the product lifecycle.
  • Provide technical direction and some project management within a project team.
  • Opportunity to provide technical leadership to a group of local and/or remote engineers.

Skills:  A successful candidate for this position will have:

  • BSEE/BSCS or equivalent, MSEE/MSCS a plus.
  • 10+ years of practical experience in embedded product development for networking equipment (wired or wireless), M2M technology or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of experience in providing technical leadership to lead a team of senior/principal engineers; Experience in “leading” the development and release of embedded software products is highly desirable.
  • Able to track and manage multiple projects; work with cross-functional teams.
  • Requires strong C/C++ programming experience and good understanding of algorithms and data structures.
  • Demonstrated experience in TCP/IP protocols (Sockets, IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP, ICMP, QOS, etc.).
  • Expertise in developing Wi-Fi enabled products with enterprise class security; experience with 802.11ac/b/g/n protocol stack; Hands on experience working on supplicant, radio drivers and firmware.
  • Advanced knowledge of multi-threaded embedded application software including but not limited to network protocol stacks and implementing communication systems from the ground up.
  • Experience with at least one RTOS (ThreadX, eCos, VxWorks, FreeRTOS) and/or embedded Linux.
  • Experience in at least one embedded Linux distribution is needed (Commercial – Monta Vista Linux, Wind River Linux, Timesys Linux or Open Source – buildroot, Yocto, OpenEmbedded, uClinux).
  • Protocol Stack knowledge for one or more wireless technologies: 802.11, 802.15.4, ZigBee, Bluetooth, CDMA, GSM is desirable.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies (Scrum, XP) a plus.

To Be Considered

Please submit your resume here.