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Embedded Software Engineer

Company: AgZen
Location: Somerville
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

AgZen's mission is to eliminate pesticide waste and pollution. Our patented sprayers and additives, developed at MIT, allow farmers to spray up to 50% less pesticides while maintaining crop health and yield. We are a vibrant startup based in Boston, Massachusetts, and we are on a mission to help farmers save money and prevent the over-spraying of agrochemicals. AgZen is venture-backed and has won prizes and awards from prestigious competitions like the MIT 100K and the Rice business plan competition.
We are looking for a sharp, tenacious, and creative Embedded Software Engineer to help develop embedded software and systems for AgZen's computer vision-based agricultural products. This position is at the intersection of agrochemical spraying, computer vision, and hardware. You will own and contribute to developing our sensing platform and interact heavily with our world-class engineering team to build technologies that can help make spraying more efficient.
What you will do:

  • Develop, enhance, and debug new and existing software, kernels, and drivers to support our computer vision and spray technologies.
  • Develop and work on low-level real-time components of our system.
  • Supervise embedded software & systems development from prototyping to deployment and implement design standard methodologies and practices.
  • Collaborate with our entire engineering team to build the next generation in spray technology.
  • Work with software and electrical engineers to transition processing from desktop/server class machines to real-time embedded systems.
    About you:
    • You care about food production and the environment and are genuinely curious and innovative.
    • You have unwavering personal integrity and work ethic.
    • You are proactive, productive, and complete tasks promptly.
    • You excel in a fast-paced, team-centric environment that is transparent and accountable.
    • You are a strong communicator and take ownership of your responsibilities.
    • You enjoy building new technologies that integrate different fields to solve complex problems.
      Qualifications:
      • A BS or MS in computer engineering, electrical engineering, robotics, or related field.
      • 4+ years experience in embedded software, 2+ years in real-time software and OS development.
      • Practical experience with cameras, camera sensors, and interfaces (e.g., MIPI CCSI-2).
      • High proficiency in C and C++.
      • Comfortable with debugging hardware with any test equipment necessary.
      • Experience with standard communication buses and network stacks.
      • Comfortable with developing, simulating, tuning, and optimizing controls for sensor fusion, state space systems, PID, actuators, etc.
      • Prior experience in Linux environments and expertise in development on ARM.
      • Familiar with Python and Bash scripting.
      • You have a basic grasp of optics, illumination, and photography. -Contact: Vishnu Jayaprakash, CEO and Co-founder. AgZen, vishnu@agzen.com

Keywords: AgZen, Somerville , Embedded Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Somerville, Massachusetts

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