Reach Labs

Long range, wireless energy distribution that scales

Senior Embedded Systems Engineer

Redwood City, CA
Job Type
3+ years
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Chris Davlantes
Chris Davlantes

About the role

Job Description --

In this position, you will assist both the hardware and software teams throughout the design and manufacturing process. You will be responsible for implementing a system for fast, reliable wireless communication between devices in the wireless power network. You will own integration of the communication network with our software system. Additionally, you will help develop tools for controlling and debugging our hardware. Finally, you will conduct research to improve the performance and flexibility of Reach’s technology.

This is a developing position in a fast-paced environment. You will have a great deal of agency over your work and influence over the direction of the product. We’re seeking a creative problem solver with strong curiosity, and a passionate, proactive spirit eager to add value before it’s requested or identified by others.

Responsibilities --

  • Develop performance and high quality firmware for a robust, low overhead communication network.
  • Assist with PCB bringup; creating rigs and software for testing a variety of hardware components.
  • Provide input to inform digital design and component choice.
  • Design and implement tests for prototypes and production products.
  • Identify areas of need; contribute to product innovation in hardware and software.

Qualities & Experience --

  • BS/BE or greater in a technical field such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science, or sufficient industry experience with embedded systems.
  • Proficient in C/C++.
  • Experience creating and deploying an embedded application.
  • Able to take a logical, data informed approach to identifying and rectifying issues within an embedded application.
  • Excited by technical challenges; comfortable building a system from the ground up.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills to work collaboratively within a close team setting
  • High degree of pride taken in work

Bonus Skills --

  • Experience implementing a low-power wireless network for communication.
  • Experience working at a start-up or with a small, intimate team.

Benefits --

  • Flexible working hours
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Health insurance coverage
  • 401K plan
  • High degree of autonomy and work ownership with strong action-to-impact relationship

Why you should join Reach Labs

We live in a world where “connected” no longer means attached to a wire. Reach Labs is introducing a new state of wireless power technology that cuts the cord and pulls us into an era no longer dependent on physical connections to power our lives and machines. Currently Reach’s long-range, collaborative system is transforming power transfer operations across industries to be more safe, effective, and flexible. Through this development we are building the utility to ultimately replace the aging electrical grid, and we’re interested in finding exceptional people to join us.

Reach Labs
Team Size:16
Location:Emeryville, CA
Chris Davlantes
Chris Davlantes