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Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Company: Form Energy
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage. Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date.Role DescriptionWe're looking for an Embedded Software Engineer to develop the firmware that will monitor and control a novel battery system.What You'll Do:Develop microcontroller firmware for embedded control, sensing, and power flow control circuitry as part of a complete battery management system (BMS)Collaborate with hardware engineers to architect the control topology (e.g., microcontroller selection, signal I/O, functional safety)Synthesize outputs from battery tests and models to implement algorithms that optimize system performanceWork with an interdisciplinary group of engineers on the Systems Team to define concepts, down select, and optimize a new groundbreaking technologyUtilize analytical and laboratory tools to assess design, performance, and reliabilityCarry designs from concept and requirement definition, through detailed design work, prototyping, testing, and into production as part of our first productInterface and collaborate with test laboratories for third-party product validation, including certification against regulatory standardsWhat you'll need:Someone excited and willing to learn as a member of a team developing ground breaking technologyMinimum 5+ years of experience in software development for embedded systemsDeep experience using low-level languages (C/C++, assembler, etc.) for embedded systems in real-time control applicationsDeep knowledge of device control and communication protocols (Modbus, CANbus, etc.)Successful product development with microcontrollers and embedded controlsExperience with data handling and visualization tools (e.g., Grafana)Experience with scientific data analysis tools (e.g., Python, MATLAB)Ability to work on embedded controller boards and develop for real-time operating systems (e.g., TI-RTOS, Linux, Windows Embedded)Track record of successful collaboration and problem solving with hardware designers or electrical engineersCompensation, Benefits, and Perks Form Energy is committed to equitable compensation and we offer a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need. We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. We offer a 401k and all employees are granted stock options. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page. At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Form Energy, Somerville , Principal Embedded Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Somerville, Massachusetts

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