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Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Company: PowerLight Technologies
Location: Kent
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Senior Embedded Software Engineer We are looking for an experienced embedded software engineer with a strong background in the development of real-time systems data acquisition and control. This is a unique opportunity for a skilled software professional to work in the emerging field of free-space (wireless) laser power transfer systems. At least 5 years experience in embedded systems design is highly desirable. Who We Are: PowerLight was co-founded by our CTO, Tom Nugent and Dr. Jordin T. Kare, an MIT Physicist and aerospace engineer that was known for his research on laser propulsion and his work on the Clementine lunar mapping mission. We have set numerous world records for beaming power over light and won two NASA project awards. We are the first to develop a viable technology platform that demonstrates the safe transfer of 400 watts over 1 kilometer. No one else in the world has done this level of power and distance and we are not stopping there. We have great tech, a clear mission, a culture we love and great benefits. We are looking for teammates to join us in changing the way networks and new technologies will be powered. Power Beaming Video Power Over Fiber Video Job Description: This senior Embedded Software engineering role requires a hands-on engineer that enjoys developing high-performance embedded systems for advanced aerospace and telecom applications. The successful candidate will develop code on various hardware platforms such as FPGA, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, etc., for free space laser power transfer systems and power-over-fiber solutions. In this role, you will collaborate closely with a cross functional team of optical, electrical and mechanical engineers to develop and test our laser energy transmitter and receiver subsystems. Responsibilities: Select appropriate HW/SW platforms and architectures to achieve real-time data acquisition and control of complex systems including beam tracking, power management, and safety interlocks. Develop embedded code to perform system telemetry and control for these complex systems in real-time ( Develop assorted software for a variety of subsystem test stands. Develop database and post processing software to support system troubleshooting, development and analysis. Be able and willing to build or adapt new software development environments as needed. Create graphical user interfaces for real time system telemetry and control panels. Maintain high quality documentation of code base and architectures. Help to build our software engineering team as we grow. Your qualifications: Bachelors degree in software engineering, data science or related field. 5 years designing real-time embedded software applications (audio, video, control, etc.). Linux, RTOS's and NO OS. FPGA (Xilinx in particular) development experience. Demonstrated self-starter for all things software. Experience with relevant computer programming languages such as C/C++, Python, other. Hands-on experience coding and testing prototype systems. Ability to plan projects and be accountable for deliverables & schedules. Strong sense of accountability and curiosity. Preferred skills and experience: Embedded microcontrollers firmware & IDE experience (PIC, PSoC, AVR, etc.) Experience designing IoT systems. Power quality characterization/compensation experience. Experience with comms, especially ethernet & USB. UI development experience. Data analytics experience. Experience with AI applications. Experience with GIT revision control. Start-up experience a plus.

Keywords: PowerLight Technologies, Kent , Senior Embedded Software Engineer, Other , Kent, Washington

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