Full-Time

Senior Motor Control / Firmware Engineer

Updated on 5/9/2024

Gradient

Gradient

51-200 employees

Eco-friendly, easy-install window heat pumps

Consumer Goods
Hardware

Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
Requirements
  • Expert in Embedded C
  • 5+ years of firmware development experience in production environments
  • Experience with high power BLDC/PMSM motor control
  • Knowledge of AC/DC active power factor correction
  • Knowledge of serial communications protocols such as USB, SPI, I2C, UART
  • Experience implementing real-time feedback controls such as PID in production environments
  • Experience with benchmarking and optimizing algorithms for real-time OS
  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or similar
  • Proven track record of shipping high-quality electronics and software in consumer products on a tight schedule
  • Proficiency reading and interpreting schematics
Responsibilities
  • Push the envelope for motor control systems to ever greater performance
  • Optimize BLDC motor controls and power controls to provide best in class efficiency
  • Turn white papers and ideas from research and product teams into production level features
  • Contribute and collaborate on embedded firmware development for the overall system in addition to motor controls

Gradient offers a hassle-free window heat pump that is easy to install and utilizes planet-friendlier heat pump technology, aiming to reduce carbon emissions by electrifying buildings and providing comfortable, healthy environments without compromising the environment. The product is designed to cater to both moderate and cold climates, providing a solution for multi-family homes, hotels, schools, and more.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$50.8M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-6%

1 year growth

-4%

2 year growth

23%

Benefits

Equity

Medical/vision/dental/life/disability insurance

401k

Paid parental leave

Commuter benefits

Unlimited PTO within reason

Relocation package ( out of state applicants only )