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APPLICATIONS - SOFTWARE ENGINEER

(Senior Embedded Software Engineer)
Location:

San Luis Obispo, CA (HQ)


Work Type:

Full-Time


Classification:

Engineering


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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Embedded Software Engineer reports to the Engineering Manager and is responsible for embedded software and firmware development at Inspired Flight Technologies. Projects include design, development, testing, and handoff to the production of various software projects related to unmanned aircraft operation. Ability to manage quality and consistency across products, system design, firmware repository management, merging of current and open source repositories, and software revision management. Integrate cutting edge UAV technologies, including RTK positioning, obstacle avoidance, and long-range data links, into Inspired Flight’s offerings.

  • Firmware/Software Project Lead
  • Design, Integration, Testing
  • Github Repository Management
  • Merging open source and internal repositories
  • Inter-Department communication to assure quality control standards are met
  • Integration of cutting edge UAV technologies using UART/CAN communication protocols, among others
  • Self motivated and willing to own a project from start to finish
  • Organized and independent worker, detail oriented

JOB SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • PX4 Flight Stack driver development and debugging
  • Yocto Linux Application Development Experience
  • Real time operating systems
  • Repository management (Github) (Version Control Systems)
  • Development of test, delivery to production
  • 5 years of relevant experience

BONUS QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience with software project / Team management and design cycles
  • Quality Control methodologies
  • Familiarity with PTP and other camera interfaces/SDKs
  • Configuration and use of open source flight stacks such as PX4 and Ardupilot
  • Tuning of flight control algorithms including PIDs and sensor filters
  • Ability to pilot and flight test commercial UAV platforms
  • Management experience/Development Operations
  • Database and cyber security experience in a cloud environment

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