Software Tools Engineer

Cambridge and/or Westford, MA

The team

Superpedestrian brings together a team of extraordinary people for one vision: transforming urban mobility around the world. We are focused on developing the new standard(s) in bike and tech integration and solving the challenges of managing and maintaining large numbers of motorized vehicles. We do this by working with ride-hailing and bike-sharing companies to create electric-bike fleets that provide optimal safety, reliability, and enjoyable riding experiences throughout the world.

Additionally, our consumer facing product the Copenhagen Wheel, is the first human-enhancing transportation technology available to the mass market. Almost any bike can now be equipped with the Copenhagen Wheel, which senses the rider’s motions and amplifies their pedaling power by up to 10 times using the drive system embedded within the sleek red hub. We have an exclusive license to this piece of MIT technology and together, our team is transforming the daily commutes of thousands of consumers across the globe. Join us as we revolutionize personal transit for a sustainable future.

Superpedestrian is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. 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

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 manufacturing, engineering and support test tools for the Copenhagen Wheel and subsystems.
  • 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.
  • Foster our tools ecosystem; be responsible for design, validation, documentation and release of tools infrastructure.
  • 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 some or all of 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
  • 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, stocked with an intimidatingly wide range of hot sauces, and a grill for our frequent cookouts
  • Regular social events, team lunches, weekly beer runs (often by bike), and a bi-weekly running club

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