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Embedded Software Lead
Ground Systems
Posted on 4/20/2022
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Operating Systems
  • 6+ years demonstrated experience with embedded software development, verification, embedded systems design, and debugging
  • 1+ year leading a technical engineering team and experience with hiring great talent
  • Experience owning embedded software across all stages of product development, from prototyping to production
  • Experience in handling priorities and collaborating across an organizational environment
  • Experience with device drivers including Ethernet, CAN, SPI, I2C, MIPI Camera and debugging with UART, JTAG and ICE
  • Experience developing embedded software in C or C++ on Embedded Linux or Real Time Operating Systems
  • Be the technical leader for ground systems embedded software
  • Maintain visibility across the software your team owns, and have the ability to deep dive into projects
  • Own the requirements and verification test suites of the next-generation of Zipline ground system software
  • Develop embedded software for Zipline ground systems including charging systems, launch and recovery systems, data upload systems, and more
  • Select components and processors, determine embedded systems architecture, iterate, and prototype
  • Liaison with other technical leaders both within and outside the ground system hardware team (field ops, system test, manufacturing test, vehicle firmware)
  • Leverage your technical leadership experience in embedded software to establish a team culture that biases towards action and tests ideas to achieve radically simple designs
  • Motivate your team with a clear vision and create ambitious plans for your team's work while holding a high bar for technical quality
  • Establish best practices, standards, code review processes that enable both high speed development and rigorous execution
  • Write reliable and maintainable embedded software
  • Build your team by hiring world class engineers
Desired Qualifications
  • Hands-on with hardware - You know your way around things like oscilloscope and a signal generator
  • Experience with GPS, Battery BMS and charging, Motor & Motion Controls, Wi-Fi
  • Experience integrating custom bespoke boards and hardware with industrial system solutions
  • Experience with Python for data analysis and software development

501-1,000 employees

Autonomous drone delivery
Company Overview
Zipline designs, manufactures, and operates drones to deliver vital medical products to everyone, no matter where they live.