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Lead Firmware Engineer

San Francisco, CA

Who We Are

KeepTruckin builds technology using the latest advancements in AI and computer vision to improve the safety and efficiency of businesses with vehicles. Over one million drivers and 100,000 companies across every industry trust KeepTruckin’s integrated platform to power their operations, prevent accidents and reduce costs.  

At KeepTruckin, we see our hard work rewarded in tangible ways every day, and we believe that intelligence is most powerful when paired with humility. We’re motivated by the opportunity to save lives on the road while impacting and improving every facet of multiple trillion-dollar industries that keep our physical economy moving. KeepTruckin is proud to be a Forbes Cloud 100 company, Forbes Best Startup Employer 2020, and an Inc Magazine Best Place to Work.

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About the Role: 

As a Firmware Engineering Lead, you will be a key member of the hardware team leading an embedded project from concept to launch.  Both an exceptional technical engineer as well as a leader, you are able to architect, execute, and test complex embedded systems on a range of platforms from bare metal, RTOS, and Linux.

This role will collaborate cross-functionally on design and architecture of the firmware, hardware and software in the system as well as plan and drive the project to product launch.  This person has experience with test driven development, manufacturing process, writing technical documentation, and shipping high volume and high quality products.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Design and development of high performance firmware and software for cutting-edge embedded platforms and cameras.
  • Debug, optimize, and validate firmware on complex embedded multi-core architectures.
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams from concept to production on ground-breaking connected hardware projects.

What We’re Looking For: 

  • 7+ years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • Experience leading a project from concept phase through product launch
  • Strong programming experience and demonstrated proficiency in C/C++ for embedded systems, including development of algorithms, manipulation of complex data structures, and implementing highly optimized code
  • Consumer electronics experience or familiarity with 3-4 or relevant technologies: mutli-core ARM processors, GPUs, WiFi/BT, cameras.
  • Familiarity with ARM or equivalent embedded multi-core microprocessor architectures is required
  • Strong understanding of operating systems concepts such as thread scheduling, context switching and memory management is required.
  • Ability to understand hardware design and schematics.
  • Prior experience with overseeing board bring-up and validation

Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is one of KeepTruckin's core values. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. 

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Client-provided location(s): San Francisco, CA, USA
Job ID: 5741212002
Employment Type: Other