Embedded Software Engineer

Cambridge, MA

The team

Superpedestrian brings together a team of extraordinary people for one vision: transforming micromobility worldwide. Shared micromobility - fleets of scooters, bicycles, and e-bikes - is the future of global transportation. As the industry evolves, operators and riders are demanding safer, more reliable, cost-effective solutions. At Superpedestrian, we develop new technologies to revolutionize and scale micromobility.

Founded out of the MIT Senseable City Lab and backed by leading venture investors General Catalyst and Spark Capital, Superpedestrian’s first product was the Copenhagen Wheel - an award-winning consumer e-bike product. In 2019, Superpedestrian launched the world's first smart scooter designed and engineered for shared mobility. Our vehicles are deployed around the world and we’re rapidly scaling our team and vehicle deployments. Join us as we revolutionize personal transit for a sustainable future.

Superpedestrian is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We work in close-knit, cross-functional teams. We care about your skills and your character and we celebrate what makes us diverse. If we think there’s a good fit, we will get in touch. Please, no phone calls or recruiters.

Who you are

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 C/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

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
  • An opportunity to work alongside some of the largest companies in the bike share, urban mobility and transportation space
  • 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 renovated warehouse with a private courtyard in the heart of Cambridge
  • A full kitchen, and a grill for our frequent cookouts
  • Regular social events, team lunches, and weekly beer runs (often by bike)

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