Embedded Engineer (5+ years)
KETOS provides users with real-time, actionable data and predictive insights on several water metrics (both volumetric and quality related) through remote, continuous unmanned smart monitoring for water grid management and water safety.
KETOS is the one of the 1st in the Industry to integrate Water, Internet of Things (IoT), Full Stack Cloud Platform, AI/ML, Predictive Analytics and Data Science with a comprehensive patented solution of hardware devices (sensor nodes), secure IoT connectivity and an intelligent SaaS software platform for customer analytics while maintaining the reliability and data accuracy demanded in the Industry.
We are seeking an experienced Embedded Firmware Engineer to participate in designing, implementing, and supporting KETOS innovative IoT hardware and gateway which connects to IoT Cloud for actionable water analytics with predictive insights on water management and monitoring water contaminants fully automated with the highest caliber of sensitivity and specificity with remote software control.
JOB SUMMARY/KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Design and develop embedded firmware for the microcontroller and embedded microprocessor-based systems.
Participate in the entire application development lifecycle, focusing on documenting, coding, testing, debugging and supporting various features.
Use an Agile approach to write elegant, reliable, and self-documenting code
Interface with low-level sensors and peripherals
Debug and fix hardware/software issues in embedded systems
Create engineering specifications and documentation
Collaborate with Hardware, R&D, Cloud Software and QA team to understand integration and testing requirements
Work effectively with cross-functional teams to ensure all issues related to design change are understood in advance of implementation.
Desire and ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
BS or MS degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering with 5+ years working as Embedded Firmware/Software Engineer
Excellent C/C++/Python programming skills with experience in embedded system design and development
Extensive experience in debugging embedded systems and microcontroller peripherals including I2C/SMB, SPI, UART, ADC
Multi-tasking, multi-threading, and/or RTOS experience
Experience with ARM Cortex M0/M3/M4, 8051, and MSP430 microcontrollers
Experience with wireless communication techniques and associated protocols such as LoRaWAN, WiFi, BLE, cellular communication (LTE)
Familiarity with low power design practices for battery powered devices
Familiarity with serial communication protocols such as UART, SPI, I2C
Ability to read and understand hardware schematics
Strong hands-on skills in troubleshooting and debugging embedded Linux and Arduino based systems
Knowledge of Firmware Over-The-Air (FOTA) Update is a plus
Experience with security architecture such as TPM, HSM, TrustZone, TEE, eSE, etc. is a plus
Knowledge of networking connectivity protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP, MQTT, AMQP
Familiarity with JSON or XML data formats for cloud-based data collection for services such as AWS or Azure or GCP
Experience with JIRA or other issue tracking software
Experience working in an Agile development environment (Scrum/XP)
Experience with unit testing and unit testing frameworks/tools such as Unity, CMock, and Ceedling
Excellent documentation practices and communication skills
Commitment to maintaining project schedules and delivering tasks on time