Staff FW Design Engineer

Cepton Technologies

Cepton Technologies

51-200 employees

Provides lidar-based solutions for smart applications

Automotive & Transportation

$180,000 - $240,000

Annual performance bonus, Stock

Mid, Senior

San Jose, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree or above in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Physics disciplines
  • Minimum of 5 years of industry experience in developing embedded systems
  • Proficient with C, C++, and Python
  • Knowledge in multithreading, memory management, and real-time operating system concepts
  • Familiarity with the basics of electrical circuit design with embedded devices
  • Experience with TCP/IP and networking stacks and with the embedded microprocessor tools
  • Familiarity with ARM & automotive development: MISRA-C, UDS
  • Deliver high quality embedded code to enable key functionality and performance of electrical subsystems
  • Solve challenging problems in the embedded software space
  • Design and develop efficient and reliable C/C++ software in a heterogeneous, multi-processor SoC/FPGA/environment
  • Capable of analysis and quantification of the overall system performance, efficiency, and marginality budget with improvement opportunities
  • Design and development experience using advanced Xilinx FPGA chipset and ARM System-On-Chip

Cepton, a global leader in lidar-based solutions, leverages its patented MMT® technology to provide reliable, scalable, and cost-effective 3D perception for a variety of markets, including automotive, smart cities, and industrial applications. With a team of industry veterans at the helm, the company has a strong focus on commercializing high-performance lidar solutions for the mass market. Their global presence, with headquarters in San Jose and offices in Germany, Canada, Japan, and India, allows them to serve a rapidly expanding customer base, demonstrating their competitive advantage in the industry.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Jose, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth