Together we are making instant access to physical goods through autonomous aerial robotics a reality. As our Senior Software Battery Engineer, you will report directly to our Aircraft Software Lead and play a significant role in our current and future battery system design and development. A passion for batteries and the potential they have is critical for this role as you will own a major subsystem that has huge implications for our system's overall capabilities.

You will:

  • Work with various cross-functional teams to develop requirements for a new Battery Management System (BMS) features, diagnostics, and algorithms
  • Design, implement, and test cutting-edge algorithms for run-time BMS logic to derive State-of-Charge, State-of-Health, State-of-Power and State-of-Energy computations.
  • Deliver high-quality C/C++ code for real-time embedded systems
  • Develop Software-in-the-Loop infrastructure in an object-oriented fashion, making a high degree of re-use of existing objects and objects that are highly reusable
  • Design a rapid test iteration framework for developers to use for quick, at-desk spot checks
  • Participate in hardware and software systems design reviews
  • Participate in hands-on hardware bring up, system debugging, and code optimization
  • Work in a dynamic, cross-functional team to advance our cutting-edge battery control and management strategy
  • Support power electronics hardware prototype design, verification, and validation
  • Develop safety-critical features like charge control, thermal control, fault detection, and diagnostics on multiple hardware platforms
  • Supports Quality, Reliability and Robustness efforts (DFMEA, Fault Tree analysis, etc)
  • Develop and enhance existing battery models to ensure Real vs. Simulation accuracy
  • Develop behavior models for various sub-components of the aircraft, complete with fault insertion capability engineering
  • Develop complex battery aging models which accurately reflect true cell aging patterns

Required:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience as a firmware engineer, embedded design, or software engineer in battery-related technologies
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or evidence of exceptional skills in related fields with practical software engineering experience
  • Experience with battery management systems and Lithium-ion batteries
  • Experience in robotics, real-time systems, embedded system, or autonomous vehicles
  • Deep knowledge of embedded programming platforms and engineering production firmware in C
  • Experience with microcontrollers, namely STM32
  • Experience with functional safety and embedded software development for safety-critical systems
  • Strong background in object-oriented design, prioritizing testability, reusability, and maintainability
  • Low-level driver development (e.g. CAN, SPI, I2C, ADC, PWM, TIBQ Chip from Texas instruments)
  • Participation in improving code robustness and designing testing infrastructure

Great additions:

  • Experience in reviewing schematic design and capture, in tools such as Altium Designer
  • Proficiency in C++ and/or other object-oriented programming languages

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