Software Tools Engineer

Cambridge and/or Westford, MA

The team

Superpedestrian brings together a team of extraordinary people for one vision: transforming urban mobility. Our first move? Pedal power. We have an exclusive license to MIT’s Copenhagen Wheel, thousands of pre-order sales and backing from tier-one venture capital investors. Together, our team is now bringing the Wheel to the masses.

The Copenhagen Wheel is an electronic assist robot that responds seamlessly to how you ride. It makes biking a breeze. To work with us, you don’t have to be the world’s most obsessed cyclist, but you should possess a strong desire to change the way people everywhere move about cities. We’re revolutionizing personal transit for a sustainable future.

It should be a no-brainer: Superpedestrian is an equal opportunity employer, with women and minorities strongly encouraged to apply. We care about your skills and your character. If we think there’s a good fit, we will get in touch. So please, no phone calls or recruiters.

Who you are

We are seeking a Software Tools Engineer who will be responsible for developing and maintaining software tools that interact with the Copenhagen Wheel’s embedded system and our cloud based API.  These tools will be for engineering development, manufacturing, and field service.  Also will include development of tools for R&D test activities that include custom developed testers encompassing motors, sensors, etc. that interact with our product.  

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and maintain test tools for the Copenhagen Wheel and subsystems
  • Responsible for design, validation, documentation and release of tools infrastructure
  • Work with engineering and manufacturing to define and create manufacturing tests for electrical hardware and software
  • Develop PC based test tools and frameworks for testing embedded software and hardware
  • Create tools to get meaningful data from the large amount of tests we run
  • Work closely in a small team where personal interactions are critical to timely decisions and knowledge sharing.
  • Participate in ideation for future products and features.
  • Create opportunities for product improvement by identifying flaws and developing solutions.

What we’re looking for:

  • BS in CS or EE, MS preferred with at least 3 years of experience developing software with fluency in Python
  • Additional programming skills in C, C++
  • Competency in the following communication protocols: CAN, I2C, SPI, UART, Bluetooth
  • Experience with a variety of integrated development environments
  • Background developing HIL and SIL testers
  • Experience selecting and interfacing with DAQs, sensors, power supplies, etc.
  • Experience with RESTful web services, JSON and database systems is a plus
  • Experience with revision control systems, issue tracking, and software documentation (bash, git, jira, confluence, doxygen)

What you can expect

  • A team of awesome, like-minded, driven people that support each other, and mentors from across the top echelons of industry
  • A competitive compensation and equity package as well as a 401(K) retirement savings plan
  • The choice of a wide range of health and dental insurance plans, a flexible spending account, short and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Flexible working hours, casual dress code, and unlimited paid vacation
  • The chance to have your voice heard and help shape Superpedestrian’s future
  • A gorgeous, dog-friendly workspace in a beautifully renovated warehouse with a private courtyard in the heart of Cambridge
  • A full kitchen, stocked with an embarrassingly wide range of hot sauces, and a grill for our frequent cookouts
  • Regular social events, team lunches, weekly beer runs, and a bi-weekly running club

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