Embedded Software Engineer at Superpedestrian

| Cambridge
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Superpedestrian is seeking an Embedded Software Engineer to join the embedded software development team. The ideal candidate has strong skills writing embedded software on resource constrained, robotic-like systems. They should also have experience in low-level chip configuration, system time management, sensor sampling/conditioning, and inter-processor communications (CAN, SPI, I2C). Experience with telecom protocols such as Bluetooth, GPRS and LTE is a plus. Experience in the area of motion control implementing motor drive software for brushless DC motors on a microprocessor is also a plus.


What you'll do:

  • Help build our next generation technology by writing code (predominantly in C and python) for embedded targets that service motor control, battery management, and system communication and control.
  • Contribute your knowledge and wisdom to the team's development processes and software best practices.
  • Collaborate closely with the embedded hardware team to specify module and system requirements and design.
  • Design and document software interactions between system modules, cloud services, and mobile applications.
  • Contribute to a software quality plan including testing, inspection, and certification.
  • Work closely in a small team where personal interactions are critical to timely decision-making and knowledge sharing.
  • Participate in ideation for future products and features.

What we're looking for:

  • MS/BS CS/EE with 4-7 years of industry experience developing embedded software systems

  • Expert programming skills in embedded C

  • Experience developing software for commercial use

  • Familiarity with software product life cycles, including the support of fielded products

  • Experience implementing low-level chip functionality and drivers (CAN, I2C, SPI, USB, bootloaders) for embedded systems

  • Experience with scripting languages (python, bash)

  • Experience with revision control systems (Git)

  • Ability to write PC-based tools and applications to develop, debug, and test embedded systems

  • Experience in embedded robotics or motion control applications

Additional useful skills:

  • Software regulatory experience

  • Experience with Bluetooth, GPRS, LTE and other telecoms standards

  • Electric vehicle experience

  • Assembly language skills

  • **Avid cyclists** will be very happy here

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