Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Matternet Menlo Park , CA 94025

Posted 3 weeks ago

As a Sr. Embedded Software Engineer, you will report directly to the Head of Station and join the team to develop complex electro-mechanical systems. You will oversee the conception, design, productization, and support of the station embedded subsystem, including; FW/SW/HW architecture and stack design, A/D, D/A, DSP, embedded microcontroller selection, communication protocols, and necessary algorithms. Successful execution will require diverse engagement with ME, EE, Mechatronics, and Manufacturing. You will be essential to sustaining the pace of development of the station.

You Have:

  • BS/MS in Computer Engineering, Robotics, Electrical Engineering or equivalent, 8+ years of relevant experience

  • Expert in C/C++ state machine software design, Python

  • Have managed requirements, design, and implementation of embedded solutions (HW and FW)

  • Master in Embedded Firmware development, SW/HW/FW architecture/stack design

  • Experience working with linux-based embedded and RTOS systems

  • Ace at working with and controlling peripheral devices such as: encoders, electric actuators, motors (BDC, BLDC, stepper), sensors (capacitive, UWB, IR, LIDAR, etc.), and complex robotic systems

  • Deep knowledge of communications protocols (CAN, SPI, I2C, UART, BLE) and selecting those that are optimal for the application

  • Can use both a logic analyzer/scope and a soldering iron

  • Hands-on experience in robotics or automation design and implementation

  • Have implemented Agile SW development and test to promote release management

Great Additions:

  • MS in Computer Engineering, Robotics, Electrical Engineering or equivalent, 10+ years of relevant experience

About Matternet

Matternet is the developer of the world's leading technology platform for on-demand aerial delivery in urban environments. The company provides its technology platform as a service to healthcare, e-commerce and logistics organizations. In March 2017, Matternet became the first company in the world to be authorized for full operations of drone logistics networks over densely populated areas in Switzerland. Since then, Matternet has executed over 3,000 flights in Zurich, Bern and Lugano. In May 2018, Matternet was selected to carry out drone logistics operations for US hospitals under the FAA's drone integration program. In March 2019, Matternet and UPS announced a partnership to provide drone delivery services to US healthcare systems, starting from WakeMed Health in NC. Matternet is based in Menlo Park, CA and has 50 employees. Matternet's investors include Boeing, Daimler, Swiss Post and Sony. For more information, visit

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