Firmware Engineer

Palo Alto, CA /
Software – Systems /
Full Time
At Matician, our goal is to save people time and energy by circumventing mundane tasks inside the home. We believe that sensors and algorithms are finally good enough that we can apply Level 5 Autonomy and mobility in order to reimagine home devices. We are building great products to solve real problems and ship them to the people we love. Our mission-driven and tight-knit group values learning and curiosity in a high-risk, high-reward culture. 

We're looking for a motivated Firmware Engineer to join us (pre-launch) on the ground floor, with runway for huge and immediate impact.

What you'll do

    • Develop, maintain, and test firmware for various system components
    • Evaluate firmware requirements for product features
    • Work with both EE and software teams to meet product requirements
    • Perform root cause analysis of system crashes and firmware/hardware failures
    • Be an integral member of our small software team

What we look for

    • Deep experience with embedded C/C++
    • Deep knowledge of at least one microcontroller family (ARM, PIC, AVR, etc.), plus for ARM
    • Knowledge of common communication protocols (e.g. USB, RS232, CAN, etc.)
    • Familiarity with working within a Linux environment
    • Working knowledge of basic electrical fundamentals
    • Comfort with fast-paced, unstructured startup atmosphere
    • Risk taking, a propensity for learning, and no fear of failure

We'd love to hear from you if...

    • You are genuinely motivated to help those around you
    • You are passionate about learning outside of your normal comfort zones
    • You love diagnosing complex technical issues
    • You are excited to do great work
If you got to this point, we hope you're feeling excited about this opportunity at Matician! Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who are keen to learn and are passionate about what Matician is building. We want to hear how you can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just the above boxes.