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Senior Firmware Engineer

Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials

Software Engineering
Carson City, NV, USA
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

About Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials was founded in 2017 to create a circular supply chain for electric vehicles and clean energy products, making them more sustainable and driving down the cost for batteries. We’re doing this by developing and deploying new technologies to increase the scope and scale of recycled and sustainable materials in the global battery supply chain.

Senior Firmware Engineer

You will work on a team of electrical and embedded software engineers to develop new products. You will be responsible for code development starting from scratch for multiple new products. While this is a new team working on new products, we anticipate the products: will use ARM M4 and higher MCUs. Development will likely be on bare metal, RTOS, and/or embedded Linux systems. You will be expected to propose and deliver project results given general directions. You will be working in a startup culture.

If necessary, the job level will be adjusted to suit the applicant’s experience and responsibilities.


  • 2-4 years' experience with embedded software design, development and testing for medium-to-high volume industrial applications.
  • Firmware development using common communication interfaces like I2C, SPI, and UART.
  • Development of automated testing tools using Python.
  • Understanding of operating system fundamentals.
  • Meeting safety or other compliance standards.

Desired Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in electrical engineering or computer science.
  • Industry standard repository and issue tracking tools.
  • C/C++ programming experience for embedded applications.
  • Experience with wireless communication stacks like Wifi and Bluetooth.
  • Common embedded software operating systems, such as Linux and FreeRTOS.
  • Excellent documentation practice.

The position is full-time. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

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