31 August 2021

Embedded Engineer

The Drone Racing League (DRL) is the premier, global drone-racing circuit and producer of world-class sports content. As a futuristic sport that blurs the line between the real and the digital, we get to race in the most legendary locations around the globe and immerse fans into video-game-inspired courses.

We are looking for an Embedded Engineer to own the firmware of our next generation systems. The projects we have are incredibly interesting and versatile, large, and small, you will have a hand in all of them. You will play an important role in the architectural design, selection of parts, hardware and software development cycles and design validation tests for our hardware projects. Our environment is fast paced and always moving, you should be comfortable with change and able to deal with problems on the fly, creating robust and highly-adaptable systems.

Interested candidates should send their resumes to 

What You’ll Do:

  • Design and write firmware for different parts of our technological stack
  • Write firmware for test fixtures and experimental projects
  • Work together with the rest of our engineering team to make our projects work end to end
  • Interview and hire your teammates
  • Perform board bringup and write drivers as necessary
  • Assist in protocol design, architectural design, parts selection and project trajectories for our hardware projects.
  • Assist in the identification and implementation of process improvements.

Who You Are:

  • 3+ years of experience developing high performance firmware solutions
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
  • Strong C/C++ skills in an embedded environment
  • Experience working with prototypes and doing board bringup
  • Experience working on Linux platforms, including Embedded Linux
  • Experience developing device drivers
  • Experience with Atmel/Microchip and/or STM32 microcontrollers is a big plus.
  • Knowledge of common communication buses such as I2C, CAN, Serial and SPI

Bonus Skills:

  • High level knowledge in electronic hardware and systems design
  • Experience doing PCB layout
  • Experience with Altium Designer
  • Soldering ability
  • Experience with PID controllers is a big plus.
  • Candidates with UAV aircraft, robotics development experience and/or hobby drone experience will be given special consideration.
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