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Senior Embedded Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2022
At FarmWise, we harness the power of AI to find solutions to combat food production challenges, and help growers thrive in this new farming era. We work hand in hand with growers to understand their constraints, address their priorities, and build products that are changing their lives for good.
We’re a diverse team of analytical problem-solvers who are deeply motivated by challenges. We value open communication and a dedication to self-improvement. If you are interested in working on technology that will have a big impact on agriculture. Join us!

About the Work

  • Work on the embedded linux components of the system
  • Develop in real-time environments to process our camera images into scheduled weeder actions
  • Build robust processing pipelines in linux with deterministic behavior and debuggability.
  • Develop the communication with the low level actuation system to capture health metrics
  • Develop environments around the application that can be used during development, CI, simulation, and production
  • Collaborate with the other teams to build the best and strongest state-of-the-art farming equipment; Hardware, Electrical, Computer Vision, Backend, and Operations.

About You

  • Strong communicator and a desire to work in a collaborative, people first culture
  • A BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics or related fields
  • 7+ years experience, including at least 4 years of practical experience in writing robust, production-ready, clearly-written, reusable, and well-tested code
  • High Proficiency in C++
  • Strong background in system architecture
  • Experience working with, and debugging the full linux stack system
  • Fluency with Linux development environments
  • Experience using and augmenting automated test systems to verify software, with hardware in the loop

Nice to Have:

  • Basic working knowledge of Linear Algebra, Statistics, Kinematics
  • Experience with the Nvidia Jetson platform
  • Experience with some of NVidia development tool set (deep stream, system profilers, any low level HW accelerator libraries)
  • Familiarity with some serialization protocols (e.g avro/protobuf) and some communication protocol used in IoT space (e.g. mqtt)
  • Experience with networking, concurrency, and distributed systems
  • Experience with embedded linux customization
  • Experience with PREMPT_RT linux patch

What we Offer:

  • Competitive salary & equity
  • Flexible PTO & 9 company-wide holidays
  • Generous Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision), including FSA and HSA options
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Free catered lunch and plenty of snacks
FarmWise takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location in the U.S. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.
The compensation band for this role is $175k-$210k.