Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Acuity Brands Lighting-Adura - San Francisco, CA

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With offices in Berkeley and downtown San Francisco, Adura Technology Group is looking for a senior embedded software engineer developer. The role offers a great opportunity to create next-generation, energy efficient, intelligent wireless lighting control systems aimed at the building energy efficiency market. This is a senior level role where the candidate will not only work within the processes used by the company, but will also help define new processes and architecture.

Primary Responsibilities:

· The Senior Firmware Engineer will be responsible for designing, developing, and testing application-level firmware, using C in a 32bit ARM processor environment.

· Design and develop device drivers, state machine algorithms for embedded hardware chip interfaces used in lighting control applications

· Write unit and black box tests for new features and regression testing in our automated testing framework

· Analyze system requirements and review component specifications, including performing all appropriate trade-off analysis on design decisions

· Practice and promote the Agile software development methodology. Review and improve processes used in engineering.

· Develop prototypes and prove out concepts. Develop benchmarking tools to ensure high performance is being achieved and maintained.

· Keep up with emerging technologies and recommend relevant technologies during design events.

· Guide and mentor team-members on design, debugging, coding and testing standards.

· Provide project management. Lead projects from start to finish with minimal supervision.

· 5+ years of embedded development experience on high-reliability volume products, plus the education listed below.

· Expert in embedded C, strong knowledge of C++.

· Expert knowledge of networked (preferably wireless) distributed systems development

· Expert knowledge of software API designs for extensibility and ease of testing · Experience across a range of embedded platforms from deeply embedded (16/32-bit, limited memory, no RTOS) to embedded Linux-based platforms

· Experience utilizing agile or other iterative development methodologies for embedded system firmware development, including Continuous Integration (CI) and Test Driven Development (TDD) processes

· Exceptional organizational skills. Willing to roll up his/her sleeves and get things done. Ability to complete challenging assignments in a timely manner.

· Strong written and oral communication skills.

· Team player. Works well with others.

· Hunger to learn new things and contribute.

Preferred Experience and Knowledge:

· Demonstrated skills in improving and creating development processes/tools in a startup environment

· Experience with interpreted languages (Ruby, Python, etc)


Bachelor’s Degree – Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent. MS and/or PhD a plus.