Principal Firmware Engineer

Posted on 5/21/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Develops autonomous systems for defense missions

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Newport Beach, CA, USA

  • BS or MS in CS/CE/EE or equivalent industry experience
  • Expert level C coding ability for embedded systems
  • Demonstrated success creating complex MCU projects that communicate between multiple boards or systems
  • Broad experience with microcontroller cores (ARM, AVR, MSP430, PIC, etc.)
  • Experience integrating microcontrollers with analog and digital sensors
  • Experience developing firmware in bare-metal and/or RTOS environments
  • Debugging skills with JTAG, SWD, Oscilloscopes, and Logic analyzers
  • Solid understanding and application of coding best practices, board bring up, and debugging
  • Extensive experience with common bus protocols such as USB, SPI, I2C, CAN, RS232, RS485, Ethernet, etc.
  • U.S. Persons status is required
  • Develop low-level firmware/software for microcontrollers
  • Create reusable device drivers
  • Integrate system-level features and architect changes to support an ever-growing codebase
  • Take full ownership of design, implementation, and completion of embedded firmware projects
  • Mentor other firmware engineers and help teach best practices in design engineering
  • Contribute to team direction, policy, and guidance
  • Quickly debug and troubleshoot issues spanning electrical, firmware, and software boundaries
  • Help select microcontrollers and peripherals and review schematics with electrical engineering team
  • Concurrently manage involvement in multiple projects at various stages

Anduril Industries specializes in the development of autonomous systems for defense, incorporating advanced AI via their Lattice OS. This robust platform facilitates sophisticated command and control abilities and integrates modular hardware components for scalable solutions. This focus on high-level autonomy in critical missions positions them as a leader in defense technology, offering employees a dynamic environment where cutting-edge technology meets significant, real-world applications. Working at Anduril Industries provides a unique opportunity to contribute to innovative and impactful defense solutions.

Company Stage

Series E

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16 Weeks Paid Leave for All Caregivers

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Incentivized Time Off

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