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Embedded Tech Lead

Company Description:

Infostretch is a pure-play digital engineering services firm focused on helping companies accelerate their digital initiatives from strategy and planning through execution. We leverage deep technical expertise, Agile methodologies and data-driven intelligence to modernize systems of engagement and simplify human/tech interaction. We deliver custom solutions that meet customers’ technology needs wherever they are in their digital lifecycle. Backed by Goldman Sachs and Everstone Capital, Infostretch works with both large enterprises and emerging innovators -- putting digital to work to enable new products and business models, engage with customers in new ways, and create sustainable competitive differentiation.

Infostretch are seeking a senior level embedded systems architect/engineer with rich experience in firmware design and development based in Santa Clara, CA location. 

Client wants the 
resource to be able to go to office at least once a week once Covid is not an issue anymore…

This candidate will carry the following job responsibilities:

  • Attend / Interface with other team members for designing the interfaces with other solution modules. Understand the companion application and cloud architecture to adjust firmware designs.
  • Evaluate/review key customer product specifications; convert them into internal firmware, software and testing spec and implementation guides
  • Evaluate/specify proper MCU's and associated circuitry for module control and communication to meet industry spec and customer requirements by working with hardware design and verification teams
  • Design and maintain firmware architecture and code including RTOS modifications, control / communication applications, device drivers (peripheral interface drivers), for best performance and minimum system cost
  • Lead code developer for addressing key requirement such as time critical communications, mission-critical hardware controls and peripheral or custom sensor drivers.
  • Maintain and improve firmware development processes, code management systems for firmware quality control
  • Design the workflow of firmware configuration mechanism, regression tests, and production preparation
  • Support Center of Excellence team to develop accelerators and ready to use modules that enhances our customer PDLC, support marketing and sales in discussing customer problems and provide solutions.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Demonstrated capability in leading embedded systems architecture, codebase development, managing firmware development life cycle, and achieve great business results
  • Should have a very strong C-coding background (they must be quite fluent in C). They need to have strong embedded systems concepts and Data Structures and Algorithms.
  • Need to be able to hit the ground running with minimal overhead (ideally)
  • Should know strings, buffers, caches, bit-banging, integer conversions.
  • Need to know what a stack is, what a heap is, what dynamic allocation is, what recursion is need to know what Big O notation is as well
  • Need to be self-starters as well
  • Highly proficient with C or C++ based embedded systems software.
  • Experience with RTOS-based designs.
  • Significant knowledge of software design techniques, algorithms, and data structures.
  • Significant debugging skills with embedded systems.
  • Must be able to efficiently locate and resolve embedded hardware and software issues.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team, able to learn quickly, meet deadlines, and demonstrate problem solving skills.
  • In-depth understanding of real-time system concepts such as concurrency, shared resources, multitasking, scheduling, mutual exclusion, message queues, interrupts, etc.
  • Significant high-level language experience (e.g. Python).
  • Understanding of BLE stack on both firmware and smartphone like Android and iOS BLE stack.
  • Experience with ARM Cortex family MCUs and DSP processors, typical microcontroller interfaces and peripherals such as I2C, SPI, UART, CAN, ADCs, watchdogs, memory-mapped I/O, flash memory controllers, etc.
  • Ability to support digital board bring-up.
  • Experience operating and automating test equipment related to embedded systems: DMMs, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.
  • Able to read and understand electrical schematics, layouts, and parts datasheets.
  • Familiar with software version control and configuration management practices using git, bitbucket etc.
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent training or experience.


  • Firmware Development: 7 years (Required)
  • RTOS: 3 years (Required)
  • Development Experience on BLE and other communication stack
  • Experience working with remote team is preferred
  • C/C++ and assembly: 5 years
Experience of Embedded Linux and Android BSP Development & OS Porting is plus.

If you feel that this is a good match for your skillsets, please submit a current word version of your resume along with a cover letter describing your skills, experience and salary expectations. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). You can read our job applicant privacy policy here.

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Job Code: IS-SCC20210125005

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Contractor

Location: Santa Clara, CA, USA

Open Positions: 1

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