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Senior Systems Software Engineer

About Starry:

Starry is proud to be an Equal Opportunity workplace. Just like the internet service we provide, we do not discriminate. We welcome people from all over the world to share their knowledge and perspectives. At Starry, you can discover the many careers and opportunities that are made possible when you connect people to the limitless possibilities of the internet.

Our mission focuses on two things. First, we’re making the experience of accessing the internet simple, transparent, and delightful. Second, we’re bringing that experience to underserved communities around the world. We approach our mission with cutting-edge wireless technology, customer service designed to delight, and a culture of innovation and intellectual curiosity.


  • You are an expert at one of either C++ or Rust or both, and have tackled embedded platform bring-up of physical device drivers (GbE+, SPI, PHYs) within Linux.
  • You have at least five years software development experience, which can be a mix of embedded and high level software development.
  • You have a BS or MS in Software, Computer, or Electrical engineering or equivalent discipline/experience.

Bonus points if..

  • You have a solid understanding of WiFi 5 and WiFi 6 (802.11ac / 802.11ax)
  • You enjoy digging into murky software/hardware issues
  • You creatively use software to make hardware exciting and meaningful

Double bonus points if..

  • Understanding of millimeter wave and/or other RF technologies
  • Possess ability to debug from PHY Layer all the way up the Stack
  • Active open source contributor
  • A drive to learn new languages and technologies intertwining known software development principles

Salary range of $140,000 to $155,000. Final salary will be based on a variety of factors, including experience, education, and training.


We work hard, so we take care of each other and try to enjoy ourselves along the way.

All full time Starry employees receive:

  • Generous employer contribution for you and your dependents on low deductible health plan, dental plan, vision plan, AD&D, and life insurance and access to our 401(k) retirement plan
  • 12 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents after six months of continuous employment

Happy Interneting!

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.