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From Engineering to Product Management and Operations, BrightDrop is looking for people who can combine a passion for technology and sustainability with high doses of curiosity and rigorous thinking to deliver a better future.
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In the role as a Senior Embedded Software Engineer, you will be responsible for developing software at various levels across our innovative Trace product line. You will have the opportunity to develop software from firmware to application across custom embedded components and a commercial IoT device. You will also contribute to defining future iterations of the product and will help the team decide what SoC, GPU’s and other hardware components we should select to drive product features.
Hybrid : This position will be located onsite at BrightDrop HQ in Palo Alto, CA 3 days per week.
Develop software and firmware on custom components and in our IoT device
Design the HAL and RTE for our controllers
Experiment with innovative hardware to uncover potential features for our product
Contribute to code bases written in C++
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in computer science or computer engineering
7+ years of relevant experience
5+ years of experience with Embedded C++
2+ years of experience with ROS (Robot Operating System)
Embedded firmware or kernel driver development in C or C++
Experience with advance micro-controllers
Experience with Probing hardware during runtime to analyze software
Experience with Particle.io IoT modules
Experience with Bluetooth, UART and SPI
Experience with IoT devices and developing firmware on them
Compensation: The compensation information is a good faith estimate only. It is based on what a successful applicant in the California Bay Area which includes the following counties: Marin, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz might be paid in accordance with the California law. The compensation may not be representative for positions located outside of the California Bay Area.
The annual salary range for this role is $146,910 - $216,910. The actual base salary a successful candidate will be offered within this range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.
Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.
Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.