Embedded Systems Engineer

Full time
  • Sausalito, CA
  • Post Date : July 16, 2021
  • Salary 100000k/year - 185000k/year
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Job Description

The Company

  • The company is a mission-driven engineering company developing extreme environment autonomous systems based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • The company principals have developed many system engineering platforms for the Department of Defense (DoD) and commercial applications ranging from Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drones, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UxVs), renewable energy systems, and innovative underwater data centers.
  • Seeking a multi-faceted and passionate Embedded Systems Engineer to support development across multiple engineering domains including software, embedded electronics, power electronics, Radio Frequency (RF), and systems engineering.

The Benefits

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • 10 Days of Annual Paid Time Off, 10 Paid Holidays & 3 Sick Days
  • Flex Time Arrangements
  • Dog Friendly Work Environment
  • Site Located near Marina with Access to Water Sports & Outdoor Activities

The Role

  • Conduct research and development on state-of-the-art autonomous systems (drones).
  • Develop and implement reliable, robust, high speed data movement across network links of varying capabilities.
  • Provide full-spectrum Systems Engineering support to Open System Architectures.
  • Leverage experience in multiple software packages.
  • Architect, develop, and implement software for embedded Linux hardware.
  • Support hardware development by utilizing proficiency across multiple engineering domains including software, embedded electronics, power electronics, RF, and systems engineering.
  • Utilize Atlassian program management tools (Jira/Bitbucket/GitHub).
  • Develop applications include device drivers, Linux kernel modules, network stack development, porting existing software to new embedded platforms, and other low-level programming activities.
  • Integrate other systems, sensors, and components into autonomous systems.
  • Assist in the review of existing electrical/mechanical/system standards for Open Architecture systems (i.e Ardupilot, PX4, MAVlink, CAN, Serial Interfaces, Multi-thread Software, etc.).
  • Support internal and external engineering activities, including travel to test locations, and customer sites to directly supporting the testing, evaluation, and deployment.
  • Write technical proposals and rapidly prototype and develop proof of concepts.
  • Work closely with other engineers spanning multiple disciplines in a small, informal team environment.

The Requirements

  • US Citizenship
  • Active Secret Security Clearance a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field or equivalent experience
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering or a related field is highly preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of work/internship experience developing software for embedded Linux systems
  • 3-5 years of experience developing software for embedded Linux systems strongly preferred
  • Experience with C/C++, Java, and Python
  • Experience with robotics competitions or hardware hands-on experience a must
  • Ability to work onsite in the offices in Sausalito Shipyard

The Ideal Profile

  • Possess aerial drone expertise
  • Electrical Engineering/Computer Science (EE/CS) background
  • Experience with Linux kernel and kernel module development and Linux driver development (wireless, network stack)
  • Experience with UNIX shell scripting
  • Military background using Tactical Data Links (etc ATAC integration experience with LINK-16 a bonus, SDRs- Persistent Systems, Silvus, Trellisware, SatCOM)
  • Experience with software defined radios in military
  • Networking experience (TCP/IP, Linux)
  • Generalist or multi-disciplinary engineering background and openness to working on a variety of projects (e.g. electrical integration on a drone, developing a user interface)

The Compensation

  • $100,000 – $185,000/Annual Base Commensurate on Experience

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