Posted On Jun 30

Embedded Software Engineer


Location : Cambridge, MA 02139

Headquarters : Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Hiring Role : Embedded Software Engineer

Experience : Mid Level

Job Description
Superpedestrian is engineering the future of Micromobility. The Superpedestrian team is comprised of some of the most talented operations specialists, policy managers, designers and engineers ever assembled, all focused on transforming the future urban mobility. We operate as LINK prioritizing safety from the inside out. Our unparalleled active vehicle monitoring, self-protection technologies, and robust mechanical design keep riders safe. Join us!

Superpedestrian is seeking an Embedded Software Engineer to join the embedded software development team. The ideal candidate has strong skills writing embedded software on resource constrained, robotic-like systems. They should also have experience in low-level chip configuration, system time management, sensor sampling/conditioning, and inter-processor communications (CAN, SPI, I2C). Experience with telecom protocols such as Bluetooth, GPRS and LTE; or in motion control implementing motor software for brushless DC motors on a microprocessor is a strong plus.

What you'll do:

  • Help build our next generation technology by writing code (predominantly in C and python) for embedded targets that service motor control, battery management, and system communication and control.
  • Contribute your knowledge and wisdom to the team's development processes and software best practices.
  • Collaborate closely with the embedded hardware team to specify module and system requirements and design.
  • Design and document software interactions between system modules, cloud services, and mobile applications.
  • Contribute to a software quality plan including testing, inspection, and certification.
  • Work closely in a small team where personal interactions are critical to timely decision-making and knowledge sharing.
  • Participate in ideation for future products and features.

What you'll bring:

  • MS/BS CS/EE with 0-4 years of industry experience developing embedded software systems
  • Strong fundamentals in embedded C on real-time platforms
  • Experience developing software for commercial use
  • Familiarity with software product life cycles, including the support of fielded products
  • Experience implementing low-level chip functionality and drivers (CAN, I2C, SPI, USB, bootloaders) for embedded systems
  • Experience with scripting languages (python, bash)
  • Experience with revision control systems (Git)
  • Ability to write PC host-based tools and applications to develop, debug, and test embedded systems
  • Experience in embedded robotics, motion control applications, or IoT communications

Additional skills:

  • Software regulatory experience
  • Experience with Bluetooth, GPRS, LTE and other telecoms standards
  • Electric vehicle experience
  • Assembly language skills


  • Competitive benefits with company subsidized medical, dental, vision & disability insurance and a 401k plan.
  • Generous time off policy.
  • On the job training with a leadership team that is committed to growth and development of all employees.
  • A team of awesome, like-minded, driven people that support each other, and mentors from across the top echelons of industry.
  • The chance to have your voice heard and help shape Superpedestrian’s future.
  • Equity in a fast growing company.
  • A commitment to an actively anti-racist environment.
Superpedestrian actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. If you think you meet most of the requirements, but not every single point on the job description, please still apply! We’d love to have a chat and see if you'd be a great addition to our team.