Embedded Firmware Engineer

| Watertown
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Embedded Firmware Engineer

Design, develop and support system software for embedded control of WiTricity’s wireless power systems. The core duties and responsibilities of the position are as follows:

Responsibilities:

  • Support existing embedded software designs and provide hands-on support of system test and verification.
  • Work collaboratively with firmware team members and team members of other disciplines to test and debug functionalities and implementations of the operational system.
  • Design, develop, and document embedded software solutions for the functionality of next generation systems.
  • Write and conduct tests on new embedded software features and publications.
  • Use source control systems in place at WiTricity for the maintenance of the code base and to provide proper revision control and release structure.
  • Be able to multi-task and independently manage the requirements of several projects in parallel.

 

Qualified candidates will have a solid understanding of embedded programming, micro-controller architectures and embedded software implementations.  Candidates will also possess good written and verbal communication skills, have a positive attitude.  Candidates will be energetically active with a sense of urgency and individual accountability, can work independently, and be a reliable team player.

Requirements:

  • BS or MS in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of embedded programming design experience.
  • Fluent in C/C++.
  • Ability to code in Assembly.
  • Proficient with micro-controller IDE design/development tools.
  • Proficient with bare metal development as well as real-time operating systems (RTOS).
  • Proficient in lab debug, including usage of power supplies, oscilloscopes, function generators and in-circuit debuggers.
  • Ability to follow circuit schematics and PCB layout drawings.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in fast-paced environment.

Desired Skills:

  • Familiar with a variety of micro-controllers including Microchip, TI, NXP, and ARM-based embedded processors.
  • C#, Python, Visual Basic, Verilog, Javascript, Labview, EXI, JSON, and XML experience.
  • Experience with CANbus, SPI, I2C, RS-232, 802.11x, and TCP/IP protocol.
  • Experience with UML documentation for embedded solutions.
  • Experience in power supply, power inverter and high-power electronics design.
  • Experience developing device drivers, control systems, and communications protocols.
  • Experience with standards-based feature design and implementation verification.
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Technology we use

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Location

Our company runs along the Charles River with plenty of restaurants nearby. Plus, the office is easy to get to with a bus station nearby.

An Insider's view of WiTricity

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe has a start-up feel with positivity and great energy (no pun intended). Each day our labs are filled with teams testing and solving complex challenges. WiTricians are passionate, intellectual and warm professionals. There are no egos. This makes for a comfortable and fun place to work.


Kristina

VP Marketing

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

The firmware team is challenged to stay ahead with automotive grade technology that will support our platform into the future. This team is committed to success and each person contributes their ideas to solving complex requirements. We have a clear roadmap – so it’s all about execution.


Dan

Manager of Firmware Engineering

What does career growth look like on your team?

Every engineer I have ever worked with wants to work on cutting edge technology with smart people they respect and who they can learn from. I feel so fortunate that we can offer all of that to prospective employees while creating an industry. People have an immediate opportunity to work across organizations and solve complex challenges."

Kim

VP Human Resources

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

We are essentially creating the market for EV wireless charging so every design and spec is a challenge that we engineer for global standardization. Passing high power through the air is complex and challenging - the physics alone, not to mention the hardware and software. Our team continues to push boundaries.

Steve

VP Engineering

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

My goal is to mentor talented engineers to develop the most robust and cutting edge platform available. As industry leaders in wireless power transfer we are developing innovative solutions to address the explosive growth in wireless electrical vehicle charging market. There is so much opportunity to grow here.

Aldo

Director of Engineering

What are WiTricity Perks + Benefits

WiTricity Benefits Overview

WiTricity offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package featuring 80% contribution toward health and dental insurance and generous time off. We pride ourselves on the variety and frequency of culture building events, recognition of team achievements and communication about the company direction.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employees can elect the maximum allowed by the IRS for medical or dependent care expenses.
Disability Insurance
We offer short and long term disability insurance at no cost to the employee.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
We offer a life insurnace benefit at no cost to the employee for the duration of employment.
Wellness Programs
Gym and weight loss discount programs; On-site annual flu shot clinic; Running club
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
We ioffer 9 paid holidays every year plus two floating holidays to be used at your discretion.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
WiTricity sponsors regular team outings as well as a summer and holiday event.
Stocked Kitchen
We have a fully stocked kitchen including healthy snacks, coffee, tea and soda.
Some Meals Provided
Staff comes together every Friday for a company wide sponsored lunch!
Happy Hours
We have regular on-site happy hours for the team to come together and unwind.
Parking
Free employee parking available on site as well as easy access to public transportation.
Recreational Clubs
Our running club takes advantage of the great running paths along the Charles River just outiside our front door.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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