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Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Rise Robotics

Rise Robotics

Software Engineering
Somerville, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Founded in 2011 by graduates of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), RISE™Robotics is a high-growth technology company backed by The Engine, a Tough Tech venture capital fund built by MIT, Greentown Labs, and Techstars. RISE™Robotics is leading the way to Zero Emission heavy machinery by providing the world's most efficient and productive alternative to hydraulics. We specialize in fostering dynamic partnerships with Tier 1 suppliers, OEMs, and the US Department of Defense, pioneering the transition from traditional hydraulic systems to more efficient and sustainable solutions.

To support the growth and success of the RISE team and technology, we are looking for a highly experienced Senior Embedded Software Engineer for our robotic motion control systems.

As a Senior Embedded Software Engineer, you'll play a pivotal role in the development and enhancement of the software that powers our state-of-the-art lifting solutions. You'll collaborate with cross-functional teams, contribute to the design and implementation of critical software components, and ensure the reliability and performance of our systems. This position is a hybrid role with 2-3 days/week in Somerville, MA, and will report to the Director of Embedded Systems.

Why This Role Matters

As a pivotal member of the RISE™ Robotics Engineering organization, your contributions will shape the future of our company, spearheading the engineering effort to implement electronic controls of truly massive machines. Our dynamic and expanding team is ready to embrace your talent and ideas as we work together to redefine the way we operate.

If you're passionate about motion control technology and thrive in a fast-paced, innovative environment, we want you to be a part of our journey. Join us and make your mark on the world of embedded software engineering!

Key Responsibilities

  • Embedded Software Development: Design, develop, and maintain embedded software for our robotic lift systems, ensuring performance, reliability, and safety.
  • System Integration: Collaborate with hardware engineers to integrate software with the RISE platform's electrical and mechanical components.
  • Algorithm Development: Create and optimize control algorithms for precise and efficient robotic lifting operations.
  • Real-time Systems: Develop and implement software for real-time control, feedback systems, and sensor integration.
  • Testing and Debugging: Conduct thorough testing of software to identify and resolve issues, ensuring reliable and robust operation.
  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation for software design, development, and testing processes.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, and application specialists, to achieve project goals.