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Electra Vehicles


Posted on: 11 June 2023





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Embedded Software Engineer

Company Overview:

Electra is committed to accelerating the world's transition to electrification, driving sustainability, and fostering eco-friendly innovation. We aim to be the brainpower behind tomorrow's battery management systems by utilizing advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning to design, analyze and control optimized electric drivetrains. Our Focus is on the automotive industry, particularly electric vehicle manufacturing, EV battery software, connected mobility, fleet management, and analytics. Although we are currently focusing on the Automotive sector, Electra's technology can be deployed in the Aerospace, Robotics, Grid, and other industries that are rapidly transitioning into clean energy.

We have recently completed our Series A and are now scaling the organization to develop and meet our customer's overwhelming demand for our technology! We launched our European headquarters in Turin, Italy in order to leverage the excellence in automotive technology available locally and to develop and grow our business throughout the European Community. Our team is rapidly growing, and that is why we need you!


Position Overview:

As an Embedded Software Engineer, you will be tasked with building our embedded software and integrating it into cutting-edge hardware. You will troubleshoot and debug the integration, as well as assist in the deployment of the full systems to our customers. You should see yourself as a generalist software engineer. While your primary responsibility will be embedded software, you should be comfortable learning and contributing quickly to cloud software, UI/UX, and modeling.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Building, integrating, and troubleshooting software running on embedded hardware targets
  • Profiling MIPS and memory consumption for embedded software
  • Working with researchers to integrate their latest modeling systems into embedded code
  • Designing the architecture for embedded software and how it communicates with other components of the product
  • Communicating with customers/partners/suppliers on software requirements and architecture
  • Helping develop systematic software engineering practices such as code reviews, design reviews, unit tests, module tests, etc. 


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience developing and deploying embedded software in production in a corporate setting
  • 5+ years of experience working on leading processor chips from companies like NXP, Qualcomm, Infineon etc.
  • 5+ years of experience developing embedded code in C/C++
  • Experience working with software tools like Jira, BitBucket/Git, Confluence, etc.
  • Strong oral and written English communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or higher


Nice to haves:

  • Experience working with Python
  • Experience working with Simulink
  • Experience working with AWS IoT tools and cloud products (Greengrass, Kinesis/Firehose, Athena, S3, etc.)
  • Experience working in the automotive industry

Why join Electra Vehicles?

  • Join a global team on a mission to revolutionize energy storage!
  • Backed by top-tier investors such as Stellantis & Blackberry
  • Mold the culture and journey of a growing organization
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Equity options for all employees
  • 33 Paid personal leave days
  • 10 Paid federal holidays
  • Employee micro-bonus program
  • MacBook or Windows PC, you choose!
  • Remote-first culture


Do you meet most, but not all, of the qualifications for this role? No worries - we invite you to still apply if you think you'd be a great match!


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