Senior SW Designer, Device Connectivity

Polar is looking for a Senior SW Designer to join our Device Connectivity team. Focus of this job is on wireless designs and interfaces that enables seamless interoperability across various wearable devices and ecosystems.  We offer you an excellent opportunity to create sports and wellness related solutions that help people from top athletes to active fitness customers to track their training, daily activity, sleep and recovery; in order to gain a better understanding of how their lifestyle affects their performance and overall wellbeing.

Working at Core Bluetooth team you will be collaborating with a group of highly skilled engineers, architects, and product owners to provide connectivity solutions for Smart Watches, wearable sensors, and mobile phones. 

Your duties will include:

  • Design, integrate and debug radio communication stacks and protocols with embedded systems, such as training computers and sensors
  • Troubleshooting of issues from wireless systems, along with brainstorming with architects and mobiles teams to adopt new wireless interfaces and telemetry solutions
  • Investigate and evaluate new radio technologies as enablers to new applications and product opportunities
  • Feasibility evaluation of smart watch features by connectivity and UX perspective, as part of Polar Flow ecosystem and customer offering
  • Participation in technical discussions with internal/external stakeholders and technology vendors


  • Proficiency in C and C++
  • Experience on working with Bluetooth Protocols, BLE and BR/EDR
  • Common understanding on short range radios technologies and telecommunication protocols
  • Sound knowledge in BT Sniffer tools and Debugging skills
  • Proficient understanding of GIT
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related fields

Bonus Qualifications/Experience

  • Knowledge about hardware architectures, communication protocols, busses etc.
  • Experience in agile software development

We will value previous experience to some of the tasks described. And hey, don’t worry if your skills didn’t match with all the requirements. We’re open for talented people with passion and ambition to learn new SW technologies. Hence, this job can be tailored according to experience, personal preferences, and strengths in field of wireless connectivity.

The position is located at Kempele, Jyväskylä or Tampere R&D sites.

For further information please contact Jari Miettinen tel. +358 40 844 7388.

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