Principal Embedded Engineer

Multiple Locations

Wind Talker Innovations is a pioneering technology company, founded in 2016 to pursue our vision of using existing technologies in unconventional ways to provide 3D safety and data communications around the globe. Our mission is to turn mobile devices into a global network where users can connect directly with one another any-time, any-place. Osmosis is our visionary software solution that’s forging a world of infinite connections by enhancing the potential of current networks, making them inherently secure and unfettered by constraints. As we develop our portfolio of products for commercial and government customers, we are looking for talent to join our world class engineering team.

We are seeking a professional individual who will serve as a Principal Embedded Systems Engineer, responsible for prototype design, build, and integration. The designed systems will integrate multiple network protocols including peer to peer networks and will integrate microprocessors and microcontrollers into hardware solutions.

Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Ability to write, maintain, and develop embedded firmware
  • Ability to test products: write, debug, and integrate drivers, protocols, and other firmware code
  • Responsible for software design and modifications for RF optimization
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of embedded systems with a proven track record of bringing products all the way from conception to manufacturing
  • Ability to work with a wide range of technologies including firmware for microcontroller based designs, Linux kernel and device driver development, wireless networking, and host applications in multiple programming languages.
  • Understanding of complex problems and clearly communicates with team
  • Strong time management & organization skills
  • Attention to detail with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a group
  • “Out of the box” thinking and ability to manage multiple competing projects at once
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high growth, changing environment

Must Have:

  • Extensive knowledge of embedded system
  • Experience designing and developing firmware for real-time and microcontroller based systems
  • Familiarity with data communications protocols
  • Working knowledge of the Linux OS and kernel
  • Experience implementing Linux device drivers, configuration, and build
  • Experience applying RTOS, SPI and UART
  • Extensive knowledge of power management, including adaptive power techniques
  • Understanding of radar and radio theory, including beam forming and beam steering technologies
  • Knowledge of ad hoc and mesh networks

Desired: 

  • Understanding of digital system design (circuit design, layout, firmware)
  • Experience with microcontroller based systems (ARM, Cortex M, Atheros, PIC, etc.)
  • Strong troubleshooting skills using test equipment (oscilloscope, spectrum analyzers, etc.)
  • Wireless RF network knowledge of spectrum attenuation, propagation, and signal loss
  • Experience or knowledge of modifying Digi, Ubiquiti, Marvell, and TI products
  • Experience in circuit and system design for prototype and manufacturing
  • Experience with Zigbee, DigiMesh, Yocto Project or RTOS a plus
  • Working knowledge of continuous integration to include Git, Agile and/or Kanban
  • Project or program management experience
  • C/C++ and additional programming languages as Java

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer

Benefits: 

  • Medical insurance 
  • Dental insurance 
  • Vision insurance 
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement plan 
  • Paid time off

EEO STATEMENT: 

  • We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.