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Firmware Engineer, Autopilot Silicon Development



Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024
What to Expect
The Silicon Development team is looking for a Firmware engineer to join the team. Firmware engineers are expected to develop, test and document firmware for various in-house silicon and sensors development projects. Firmware produced from the team comprise the full stack, from the very first bootloaders of a system including ROM through to real time operating system applications. The successful applicant joins a team of deeply knowledgeable embedded engineers with opportunities to solve ambitious and challenging problems in the embedded space. The applicant works closely with hardware teams and engages in hardware/software codesign with the responsibility to design and develop systems to be functional, performant and reliable.
What You’ll Do
  • Develop high-quality C code for real-time embedded environments including safety critical systems
  • Design and support software with high volume manufacturing to scale to hundreds of thousands of units
  • Development and debug of firmware in pre-silicon environments
  • Support hardware bring-up including low level debug of board and SoC
  • Design for manufacturing of embedded systems
  • What You’ll Bring
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalemnt
    • Experience in embedded development such as robotics, real-time controls, system, or controls software
    • Proficiency in C Proficiency in Rust for embedded- nice to have Familiarity with MISRA C- is a plus
    • Experience debugging embedded systems using tools such as scopes, logic analyzers and debuggers
    • Understanding of microprocessor architecture of both ARM and RISC-V families
    • Test driven development and familiarity with developer driven automated testing
    • Ability to collaborate and communicate complex technical concepts
    • Proven knowledge working with network protocols preferred
    • Experience with protocol buffers and other application layer protocols preferred