Sr. to Lead Firmware Engineer (autonomous vehicle startup)

firmware C++ C embedded linux nvidia tegra lidar radar gps imu can bus iso26262 automotive
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

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Sr. to Lead Firmware Engineer (up to $220k, 2% equity)

Foster City, CA (you can work from home up to 2x per week)

This autonomous vehicle startup is in stealth mode, has raised a large round of funding from top investors in the industry space, and is founded by industry experts from leading automotive companies.


Job responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing software for an embedded platform on a car
  • Implementing low level drivers that will communicate with various sensors and other hardware components


  • Experience with embedded Linux and real time systems
  • Either C or C++ programming expertise, and willing to primarily use C++ (learning on the job is ok)

Nice to have:

  • Experience with automotive, aerospace, or other safety-critical environments
  • Experience with hardware such as cameras, LIDAR, radar, GPS, IMUs, and CAN bus
  • Experience with the NVIDIA Tegra processor
  • Experience with ISO26262 or DO-178


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Dice Id : 10366547
Position Id : 915263
Originally Posted : 3 years ago
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