Hillcrest Labs began with a charter to change and improve the world.

Working at Hillcrest Labs is challenging, fun, and rewarding. Our culture is driven by teamwork, creativity, and a commitment to innovation! We employ a diverse and highly interdisciplinary group of professionals – because when varied ideas and approaches are combined, holistic solutions become stronger.

If you want to help create a cutting edge technology, if you are a born problem solver who sees opportunities when others see challenges, and if you are passionate about intelligent consumer products with superior usability, explore career opportunities at Hillcrest Labs.

Job Openings

To learn more about specific opportunities at Hillcrest or to apply, please send the following information to (no phone calls, please):

  • Letter of motivation, including your area of interest (required)
  • CV / Resume (required)

All positions are based at Hillcrest Labs’ Rockville, Maryland, headquarters. If your experience and qualifications are a good fit for our team, we will contact you to arrange an interview. We regret that we cannot respond to every inquiry, but we will evaluate all submissions for a potential fit.


Field Applications Engineer -

Do you love solving complex problems? Are you a hands-on engineer? Can you clearly communicate technical solutions to others? As the primary technical interface for customers in China and Taiwan, the Field Application Engineer (FAE) will lead the integration of Hillcrest’s market leading Freespace® motion control software into Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and other consumer electronics products. The FAE will work remotely and at customer sites as needed to assist engineering teams with development and design using Hillcrest products. Qualified candidates will have a B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related technical field with 5+ years professional experience in software development and support. Proficiency in embedded systems, C/C++, and Linux/Android required. Language proficiency in English and Chinese is required. Position requires international travel. Onsite work in Rockville, MD or remote work locations within the US considered. Send resume and statement of interest to noting SA4 – FAE in the subject line.


Embedded Software Engineer (Android / Linux) –

If you love the lower layers of software, are a C++ programming genius, and can’t imagine anything but programming systems with no physical keyboard and mouse, then the Hillcrest Software team needs you! The Embedded Android / Linux Software Engineer will work on a variety of interesting assignments with a focus on mobile, wearable, and Smart TV platforms. The ideal candidate will be proficient in C++ programming, be able to work independently, and enjoy solving problems that involve real-time considerations, concurrency, and device drivers.  A solid computer science foundation is a must.  Qualified candidates will have a B.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or relevant experience with 5+ years professional software development experience.  Proficiency in embedded Linux C++, Linux kernel drivers, bringing up Android/Linux systems, cross-platform development of Linux and Windows and real-time embedded systems including interrupts, tasking and concurrency is required.  Position works on site in Rockville, MD.  Send your resume and statement of interest to noting PG5 in the subject line.


Hillcrest Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer