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FIRMWARE/SOFTWARE ENGINEER (San Luis Obispo, CA)

Firmware/Software Engineer
Location:

San Luis Obispo, CA (HQ)


Work Type:

Full-Time


Classification:

Engineering


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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The firmware/software engineer is responsible for the firmware and software projects of Inspired Flight. Communicate with mechanical engineering and production teams to ensure quality control and consistency across products. Take responsibility for system design, integration, and testing of an unmanned aircraft platform including firmware repository management via GitHub, merging current firmware and open-source repositories, software configuration, wiring, and flight testing. Integrate cutting edge UAV technologies using UART and CAN communication.


JOB SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • PX4 Flight Stack or Advanced PID loop control experience
  • Development Operations
  • Yocto Linux Experience
  • Repository management (GitHub)
  • Develop test procedures and implement procedures in production environment

BONUS QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience with software project management and design cycles
  • Quality Control methodologies
  • 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

Your experience at Inspired Flight

Inspired Flight is on a mission to build the most capable and flexible drone platforms for customers spanning commercial and Federal industries. A deeply rooted belief that the aerial tools we build are transforming industrial applications drives our team’s innovation and commitment to safety.

As a quickly growing, fast-moving drone manufacturing startup, we’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Work well in a collaborative environment
  • Enjoy fast-paced development and rapid feedback loops
  • Can concurrently manage multiple projects & deliverables
  • Aren’t shy about proposing creative ideas on how to improve product
  • Are a self-starter and enjoy taking on new challenges requiring creative solutions?

Benefits

Inspired Flight offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Generous Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • Stock Option Opportunities

About San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo is located on the beautiful California central coast and is home to Cal Poly University, which offers many excellent resources to the community and a vibrant downtown atmosphere.

Outside of your work environment, living in SLO offers many outdoor activities: surfing, hiking, fishing, camping, sailing, horseback riding, kayaking, bicycling, and team sports such as soccer, baseball, football, volleyball, etc. There are an amazing art and music community that hosts many events throughout the year. And of course, San Luis Obispo is in Wine Country with countless vineyards, tasting rooms, and breweries close by.

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