Embedded Firmware Engineer

London (Greater)
12 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
_Do you want to help shape the future of commercial drones at one of London’s most exciting robotics startups?_

HyBird is a London-based drone startup, which spun out of University College London (UCL) and is now looking to welcome you to join its core team. We promote a good balance of independence and collaboration: entrusting team members to be great leaders and have autonomy over their responsibilities; and working collaboratively (both internally and externally) to achieve the best results and solve the toughest problems.

*Your Responsibilities*:

* Designing & assembling the onboard drone electronics (primarily sensors) ready for data capture (from a variety of sensors).
* Designing the live data transmission system to ground station.
* Building robotic systems for integration onboard the drone.
* Working on flight control software to incorporate 6DoF position data.
* Collaboration with key partners in the relevant spaces.
* Monitoring the state of the art and attending conferences.
* Manufacturing methods selection based on technical, cost and risk analyses.

*Your Profile*:

* Experience in embedded software for drones/UAVs or other robotic devices.
* Ideally Master or PhD in relevant field (engineering, computer science or similar).
* Embedded programming in C/C++ on ARM or similar MCU’s experience.
* Real-time operating systems experience.
* Low-level system communications (SPI, I2C, USART, etc.) experience.
* Experience in shipping code for products used at scale an asset.
* Excellent problem-solving skills.
* Drive, autonomy, curiosity and team play.
* Good level of English. Arabic or any additional language an asset.

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