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Embedded Systems Engineer

Prolific Machines

Prolific Machines

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Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2023
Prolific Machines is on a mission to accelerate the transition to sustainable agriculture. We believe that we have the only solution to make cultured meat at a price that is competitive with factory farming. We are looking for mission-driven, skilled, and kind people to help create the alternative we need to transition to a more sustainable and healthy future.

Diversity : We value diverse people, perspectives, and knowledge. To this end, we aim to foster a sense of belonging that enables everyone to bring their whole, authentic self to work everyday. We are committed to growing a diverse and inclusive team that encompasses all types of people. We believe this can only be achieved by acknowledging the ancestral, historic, and current systemic and communal inequities.

The Position

We’re looking for a passionate builder with experience in firmware development, integration testing, and optimization, to build Prolific Machines’ novel and cutting-edge bioreactor control systems. Our in-house devices are controlled through Particle microcontrollers and thrive in their cloud environment; it is therefore important that you are familiar with and excited about Particle's tools.

What You'll Do

You’ll work with a versatile team in a dynamic environment. The cultured meat product you’ll help to bring about has the potential to feed the world’s doubling demand for meat without destroying the climate!


  • Enjoy getting hands-on with prototypes in all stages of development
  • Have strong (technical) communication skills
  • Excited about working with interdisciplinary teams
  • Eager to work in a high-growth, fast-paced startup environment

What You Need To Succeed

  • Experience with Particle microcontrollers, cloud infrastructure, and integrations
  • Extensive experience in firmware development, integration testing, and optimization
  • Excellent C++ and Python programmer
  • Proficient in system design and collaboration, and using OOAD and UML frameworks
  • BSc or MSc in an engineering discipline
  • Affinity with biology, bioengineering, or biomedical engineering

Salary Range: $110,000-150,000

Location: The San Francisco Bay Area (Emeryville)

Benefits: Outstanding Health, Vision & Dental Insurance (including full spouse coverage), at least one all-expense-paid team holiday per year, flexibility in schedule and unlimited vacation days. Free lunch every day!

Evaluation : In lieu of the traditional application process of a CV and cover letter, we would rather give you an opportunity to tell us about yourself on your own terms by answering the below three questions. However, we do ask that it is concise (e.g less than 200 words for written answers).

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