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Principal Embedded Engineer

Company: Symbotic
Location: Billerica
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are Our work matters - robotics is transforming the world of commerce. Every day our intelligent robots are responsible for getting food and merchandise to thousands of stores across North America. We're an industry changer - we created the first and only fully autonomous, end-to-end supply chain solution. Today, we are driving towards even bigger ideas - and we have the people, technology and leadership to fully realize these aspirations. We have theexcitement and ambition of a startup with the benefits and resources of a proven organization. What You'll DoThe Principal Embedded Engineer will be part of team that designs and develops a state-of-the-art safety system within our automation solution. This role lives within our Bot Controls team and plays a critical role in delivering a robust safety system that allows our system to run safely and efficiently. In This Role

  • Design and develop software strategies for near real time environments in C++.
  • Implement object-oriented software using up-to-date programming methodologies.
  • Implement, document and maintain Linux and embedded real- time code and shell scripts (PERL, Bash, Python).
  • Understand, document and maintain existing code (C/C++, some PERL components).
  • Support system testing of components and subsystems.
  • Troubleshoot system problems in production or design by investigating issues related to product performance or production difficulties, primarily through log analysis.
  • Evaluate and process engineering change requests.What You'll Need
    • Minimum of 12+ years of professional experience developing real time embedded software and device drivers. Familiarity with networking protocols and control systems.
    • A minimum of a Bachelor of Science in a related engineering discipline ( i.e. Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, etc.).
    • The qualified candidate must have experience with Object Oriented design using C++. C++ coding skills and design pattern, suitable for real time environments.
    • Experience with software process and version control tools.
    • Strong background in Linux shell scripting (especially Python and bash ), familiarity with grep, regex and parsing; and file system command line utilities.
    • In-depth knowledge of real time or embedded operating systems ( e.g.,VxWorks , FreeRTOS , SafeRTOS ) and threading and communication issues related to real time operating systems (for mobile robotics or control systems would be ideal).
    • POSIX multi-threading (thread priority, thread arbitration), synchronization mechanisms (mutexes, semaphores), shared memory, event and signal handling, and inter-process communications.
    • Low level communication protocols and sockets implementations, UDP, TCP/IP, TCP/NFS, and related alignment and packing issues.
    • Experience with programming and debugging for memory-constrained systems.
    • Expert level communication (oral and written) and documentation skills; must be comfortable explaining complex software systems and programming concepts.
    • Understanding of functional safety and safety programming is a plus
    • Exposure to robotics and control systems , especially for mobile robot applications.
    • Open to travel - 15-20%#LI-PG1#LI-HybridAbout SymboticSymbotic is an automation technology leader reimagining the supply chain with its end-to-end, AI-powered robotic and software platform. Symbotic reinvents the warehouse as a strategic asset for the world's largest retail, wholesale, and food & beverage companies. Applying next-gen technology, high-density storage and machine learning to solve today's complex distribution challenges, Symbotic enables companies to move goods with unmatched speed, agility, accuracy and efficiency. As the backbone of commerce the Symbotic platform transforms the flow of goods and the economics of supply chain for its customers. For more information, visit .We are a community of innovators, collaborators and pioneers who embrace our differences, because we know unique perspectives make us stronger and smarter. Every perspective matters. We depend on the collective voices of our employees, customers and community to help guide us as we build a better place to work - for you and the world. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

Keywords: Symbotic, Billerica , Principal Embedded Engineer, Engineering , Billerica, Massachusetts

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