Important information about purchasing from the US.

If you see a price that looks too good to be true, it probably is! Beware of counterfeit goods. Check our website to make sure you’re purchasing from an authorized RØDE reseller. For quick reference NO FBA reseller (FULFILLMENT BY AMAZON) on Amazon is authorized. You can view a current list of unauthorized US dealers here.

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Firmware Engineer

Sydney, Australia

At RØDE we are Passionate about Audio

Want to work for one of the fastest-growing, most innovative manufacturer-exporters in audio technology in the world today? RØDE is looking for passionate, talented and dedicated Firmware Engineers to join our rapidly-growing team.


Part of The Freedman Group, RØDE is a leading manufacturer of high-quality microphones and audio equipment, which can be found in studios, venues, on-location, and in the hands of creatives in every corner of the world. Our products are designed and primarily manufactured by our industry-leading team in Sydney and are exported to over 119 countries globally through more than 6000 dealers, including Amazon, Best Buy, Sweetwater, Guitar Center, Thomann and JB Hi-Fi. Our employees are passionate, hard working, talented and are pivotal to our success.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Software engineer specialising in developing, designing and implementing software for Linux and/or embedded microcontroller based electronics systems. 
  • Maintain and utilise programming experience in C/CPP, PYTHON, BASH, Linux Kernel, UI (REST, JS, QT).
  • Collaborate with other software/firmware team members to contribute to source controlled software repositories and projects.
  • Read and understand hardware specifications and schematics, in order to collaborate with and assist hardware teams and perform detailed bring-up and deployment of audio electronics products.  
  • Complying with all obligations under Work Health and Safety Legislation

You will require the following skills and experience to be successful:

  • Degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Electronics Engineering (or similar) Expertise in C/C++, Python/Bash/Other Scripting Language
  • Understanding of UI frameworks (JS/QT etc.)
  • Competent and solid knowledge of deploying code on MCU RTOS and/or Linux kernels.
  • Demonstrative experience in assembler, optimised code for ARM (Cortex-M or Cortex-A). 
  • Even better if extra experience in DSP architectures and Linux frameworks such as GStreamer, FFMPEG, ALSA.
  • More than 4 years experience as a software/electronics engineer with a discrete focus on high quality software development and testing.
  • Demonstrative experience using any MCU platform (TI/STM/Microchip etc.) and/or experience with any Linux based ARM SoC (iMX/STM etc.)


Our campus is designed to create an atmosphere which reflects our love of cutting edge technology, collaboration, and our deep connection to music, film and all things audio. Our production facilities are cutting-edge and are constantly expanding as we increase our capability with new manufacturing technologies and processes. RØDE’s investment in our in-house capability is aggressive, unmatched in the industry.


If you are interested in pursuing a unique opportunity to work with one of the most exciting, forward-thinking companies in Australia, inspiring millions of people around the world to realise their creative vision, apply today. We want you!

RØDE values diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from people of all genders, ages and backgrounds.

Applications for this position have closed.