Embedded Systems Engineer

Number of employees

100

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Posted on: 2024-04-15

Category: food

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

The early-stage agricultural technology company based in Chicago is on a mission to reduce food waste. Shippers, growers, and retailers are constantly on the lookout for new ways to ship food further, enter new markets, extend the growing season, and have less food rejected at retail. The products of Hazel Technologies meet these needs by adding significant and measurable value throughout our customers' food supply chains.

About Hazel

Hazel Technologies Inc., founded in 2015, is a USDA-funded company that develops new technologies to improve the quality and extend the shelf life of fresh produce throughout the global supply chain. The early-stage agricultural technology company based in Chicago is on a mission to reduce food waste. Shippers, growers, and retailers are constantly on the lookout for new ways to ship food further, enter new markets, extend the growing season, and have less food rejected at retail. The products of Hazel Technologies meet these needs by adding significant and measurable value throughout our customers' food supply chains.

Job Description: 

The Embedded Systems Engineer will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing embedded systems to improve the efficiency and accuracy of on-field treatment to extend the shelf-life of fresh produce.  This individual will work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure the timely delivery of project goals. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Able to develop and maintain 1-2 robust instruments for gas detection to support company objective under minimal guidance. 
  • Able to design, develop and maintain software and firmware for embedded systems using programming languages such as C++. 
  • Able to collaborate with hardware engineers to design and develop embedded systems that meet performance and reliability requirements. 
  • Able to conduct testing and validation of embedded systems to ensure that they meet design specifications.
  • Pressure test software and firmware and determine how to resolve issues with deployed devices such as cellular connectivity. 
  • Able to manage and operate the machine shop and electronics lab. 
  • Able to work with third party companies to design and fabricate electrical, mechanical, and firmware components for R&D projects and products. 
  • Able to design and maintain Hazel’s software documents via GitLab. 
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, and standard operating procedures in support of problem analysis. 
  • Interface hardware and software components of devices with various wireless and serial communications protocols.
  • Be an effective communicator to share experimental results and provide inputs.
  • Participate in continuing education to further developmental capabilities.

 

Qualifications:  

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field with 3+ years of experience in embedded systems or IoT.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in embedded systems design and development, including hardware and firmware development.
  • Real-world experience in embedded systems deployment and troubleshooting. 
  • Demonstrated experience dealing with data acquisition and storage from cellular-linked devices. 
  • An understanding of how electrochemical sensors operate within a complex devise is preferred. 
  • Proficiency in programming languages commonly used in embedded systems, such as C and assembly.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Occasionally moves items weighing up to 30 pounds across the office for various needs.

Benefits

Expected Salary Range: $105,000 to $130,000, plus the ability to participate in Hazel’s medical, dental, vision, 401k program (with Company match), generous paid time off, complimentary membership to the gym at the Company’s Chicago headquarters, a partial work-from-home stipend, and participation in the Company’s social events and happy hours.

The range above is a good faith estimate of the base salary we expect to offer for this position. The actual salary offered may differ based upon the skills, qualifications, and experience of any particular candidate.  

You'll Love Working at Hazel Because

  • We've come to transform the food system. You'll be able to make a big contribution to our work at the nexus of technology, farming, and the global food industry - and we're only getting started.
  • Our team is motivated by a set of shared values. These keep us on track and remind us how to be present every day in the midst of change and ambiguity. Collaboration, respect, positivity, and humility are all valued, whether in the office, at home, or on the fields, and we strive to empower individuals at every stage.
  • Benefits and perks, of course!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Hazel Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. At Hazel, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected] 

 

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