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Senior Embedded Software Engineer



Software Engineering
North Kingstown, RI, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024
REGENT is building the seaglider; the first electric flying machine that will transport commercial passengers. With a vehicle that never flies higher than a few meters off the water, we unlock the ability to fly twice as far as an electric aircraft, and certification by maritime authorities which will let us fly first passengers by mid-decade.
We are backed by the world’s best investors: the same investors who are behind SpaceX, Anduril, and Boom Supersonic, in addition to strategic investors like Lockheed Martin, Japan Airlines, and Hawaiian Airlines. We have over $9B in orders from some of the industry’s largest operators and are hard at work getting our full-scale, human-carrying prototype on the water next year.
As a Senior Embedded Software Engineer, you will work with our flight software, GNC, and Avionics team to develop embedded code and drivers for our flight control computers and controllers.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work with a variety of sensor systems, actuators, and communication protocols
  • Define, communicate, and develop software requirements and high level design principles
  • In this position, you will play an integral role in getting our first-generation seaglider in the air

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience designing, developing, and testing embedded software for time and resource constrained applications
  • Strong programming skills in C++ and C in a Linux environment
  • Safety-critical software experience (aerospace, medical, automotive, or similar applications)
  • Familiarity with object-oriented design principles
  • Experience developing software on resource-constrained RTOSs and configuring RTOSs (FreeRTOS, DEOS, VxWorks, Integrity, etc.)
  • Scripting experience in Python, MATLAB or Bash

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's degree or greater in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines using frameworks like GitLab CI or Jenkins
  • Experience with CMake
  • Familiarity with common embedded comms protocols like I2C, SPI, RS422/485, CAN
  • Familiarity with Publish/Subscribe architectures
  • Comfortable reading electrical schematics
  • Experience with common electrical lab equipment like Oscilloscopes, Multimeters, Signal Generators, etc.

Bonus Points:

  • FAA pilot’s license or boating/sailing experience
Working at REGENT, you’ll be in a fast-paced environment with exciting new challenges daily and abundant growth opportunities. Your coworkers are passionate about building zero-emission, high-speed seagliders that will revolutionize coastal transportation. Our team works collaboratively and across disciplines to safely marry the latest technologies from Aviation, Aerospace, and Maritime engineering. REGENT offers competitive benefits including healthcare, dental, and vision plans as well as an employee equity incentive plan.
REGENT is committed to providing our employees with benefits to support their complete well-being, from excellent health, dental, and vision insurance, to an unlimited vacation policy.
Our Benefits & Perks include:
· 100% of annual premiums covered for healthcare, dental, and vision insurance
· Relocation packages offered
· HSA plans available
· Paid parental leave
· Employee equity incentive plan
· Free lunch catered daily
· Office amenities include snacks, drinks, and coffee and espresso bar
· Dog-friendly office
· Flexible hours and generous PTO
· Paid holidays, including company summer and winter breaks
· 401(k) plan
Equal Opportunity
REGENT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.