Razorpay was founded by Shashank Kumar and Harshil Mathur in 2014. Razorpay is building a new-age digital banking hub (Neobank) for businesses in India with the mission is to enable frictionless banking and payments experiences for businesses of all shapes and sizes. What started as a B2B payments company is processing billions of dollars of payments for lakhs of businesses across India. 

We are a full-stack financial services organisation, committed to helping Indian businesses with comprehensive and innovative payment and business banking solutions built over robust technology to address the entire length and breadth of the payment and banking journey for any business. Over the past year, we've disbursed loans worth millions of dollars in loans to thousands of businesses. In parallel, Razorpay is reimagining how businesses manage money by simplifying business banking (via Razorpay X) and enabling capital availability for businesses (via Razorpay Capital). 

A Principal Engineer at Razorpay is well-grounded - smart, quality-focused, product thinker, and business conscious - not mere coders, of course with deeper technical context and experience to build quality software. 

Come define and build next-generation devices for our POS division. We are seeking a passionate and skilled Firmware Principal Engineer to join our team working on the Razorpay POS devices. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining firmware solutions for the devices within POS's ecosystem. You should be able to see nuances and elements that others might not. Engineering significantly impacts different areas considering the scale of our product outreach. You’re expected to be involved in almost every project and also influence the culture of the company and help shape it the right way. If you are enthusiastic about hardware, firmware development, and device integration, we would love to hear from you.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including hardware engineers, software developers, and product managers, to define firmware requirements and specifications for the smart speaker and associated devices.
  • Design, develop, and test firmware solutions for the smart speaker, ensuring high performance, reliability, and compatibility with the desired devices.
  • Implement firmware features to enable support for smart speakers and various other IOT devices around the payments domain within Razorpay's ecosystem.
  • Optimize firmware code and algorithms to ensure efficient resource utilization and enhance overall system performance.
  • Conduct thorough testing and debugging of firmware to identify and resolve issues, ensuring high-quality deliverables.
  • Collaborate with the QA team to develop test plans and participate in the verification of firmware functionality.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and advancements in firmware development, hardware, and device integration.
  • Document firmware designs, specifications, and development processes.

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in firmware development for embedded systems, preferably in consumer electronics or IoT devices.
  • Strong programming skills in Java/C/C++ and familiarity with firmware development tools, compilers, debuggers, and version control systems.
  • Experience with hardware-software integration and working closely with hardware teams to define firmware requirements.
  • Knowledge of hardware architectures, microcontrollers, and peripheral interfaces.
  • Familiarity with wireless communication protocols and their integration into firmware solutions.
  • Experience with device drivers, low-level hardware interfaces, and firmware debugging techniques.
  • Understanding of software development practices, including agile methodologies and version control systems (e. g., Git).
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, with excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Passion for hardware, firmware development, and device integration
Razorpay believes in and follows an equal employment opportunity policy that doesn't discriminate on gender, religion, sexual orientation, colour, nationality, age, etc. We welcome interests and applications from all groups and communities across the globe.
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