Ketra Embedded Software Engineer in Austin, Texas

Ketrahas revolutionized the lighting industry through the creation of a new category: Natural Light. From the energizing midday sun to the familiar, soothing glow of a candle, Natural Light changes throughout the day, following the formula created by nature and delivering light that looks beautiful, feels comfortable, and makes spaces look perfect no matter the time. Based in Austin, Texas, Ketra has developed a complete solution – from the proprietary semiconductor in each lighting product to a complete reimagining of the user experience.

We are seeking anEmbedded Software Engineer to develop production-quality firmware for lighting products including lights, control systems, and software.

This role reports to Director of Firmware/Software Engineering.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop microprocessor-based firmware in C/C++ for embedded systems

  • Design and implement system-level communication across various interfaces and networks, including ZigBee, GreenPHY, and Ethernet/Wifi

  • Develop software in C# to facilitate system verification and validation

  • Work closely with electronics and systems engineers to develop and debug systems solutions

  • Actively participate as member of the product development team

Requirements:To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess a variety of complementary skill sets. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required.

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering

  • Experience with software, firmware and embedded systems

  • Strong C/C++ programming background

  • Experience programming in multithreaded/RTOS environments

  • Outstanding test and debugging skills and drive to get to the root cause of an issue

  • Excellent organization, communication, follow-through, and execution skills

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced startup environment

Ketrais headquartered in Austin, Texas, and offers competitive salary and benefits.

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