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Embedded Systems Engineer

Company: Coldquanta
Location: Boulder
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

ColdQuanta is growing our electrical engineering team to power and deepen our expertise in quantum technologies. We are looking for an embedded systems engineer that has experience working with ARM microcontrollers and Xilinx FPGAs.

  • Design and develop embedded firmware based on product requirements and specifications
  • Develop highly deterministic, reliable, and safe microcontroller code in C and Rust (Rust experience preferred, but not required for candidates with strong C backgrounds)
  • Develop and functionally validate HDL (proficiency in Verilog preferred, experience implementing systems with soft processors is a huge plus)
  • Develop higher-level test interfaces in either Python or LabView
  • Debug, test, and optimize HW and SW designs on bench and in real-world conditions
  • Work closely to define and implement end-product production test systems
  • Maintain and improve embedded firmware of existing products
  • Develop and validate hardware interfaces working directly from schematic and PCB files (experience designing hardware interfaces is a huge plus)
  • Generate well defined code documentation


    We are looking for someone who has this type of background:
    • Bachelor of Science or other equivalent degree
    • 3 to 5 years of related experience
    • Circuits knowledge that includes one or more of the following: analog circuits, RF circuits, Power Management circuits, signals and systems, ADCs, DACs, optical, microcontrollers, DSP
    • Familiarity with performing circuit evaluation and characterization using bench test equipment including spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, signal generators, and logic analyzers
    • Excellent working knowledge of C, Rust, and / or Verilog.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to solve complex problems through design of appropriate experiments and analysis of complex data
    • Strong time management and multi-tasking skills
    • Can work on a team within multi-discipline environments
    • Capable of clear, accurate, and timely communication both written and verbal
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications

      This position may require access to information protected under U.S. export control laws and regulations, including the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Please note that any offer for employment may be conditioned on authorization to receive software or technology controlled under these U.S. export control laws and regulations without sponsorship for an export license.


      Budgeted salary for this position is $85,000.year to $95,000/year
      • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
      • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
      • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
      • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
      • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
      • Possible Stock Option Plan
      • School Loan Repayment Programby Jobble

Keywords: Coldquanta, Boulder , Embedded Systems Engineer, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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