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Embedded Systems Engineer



Software Engineering
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2023

TandemLaunch is a unique Canadian start-up foundry that creates cutting-edge technology companies based on research taken straight from major university labs. We focus on commercializing innovations in consumer electronics, hardware-enabled technologies, and artificial intelligence. As an Embedded Engineer, you will be the heart of our start-up foundry and the innovative drive behind our success.

What you'll get to do:

  • Develop embedded systems for cutting-edge technologies from world-class laboratories in the deep-tech sector
  • Design and implement firmware for new products
  • Identify patentable intellectual property and execute technical due diligence to create your startup's patent portfolio
  • Work with cross-functional teams to develop a minimum viable product in 18-24 months
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to your team to validate your product's core functions

What we offer:

  • $600-800K in pre-seed funding
  • A founding equity stake in your start-up
  • Group health insurance and a modest stipend
  • Access to our investor networks

What we're looking for:

  • Masters/PhD in Electrical or Computer Engineering, with a focus on embedded systems
  • In-depth knowledge of microcontroller programming and hardware design
  • Experience with embedded systems and software development, including real-time operating systems, low-level device drivers, and communication protocols
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as C, C++, and assembly
  • Familiarity with digital signal processing and signal conditioning techniques
  • Understanding of analog and mixed-signal circuit design
  • Ability to design and implement firmware for new products
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to develop a minimum viable product in 18-24 months
  • Self-motivated and proactive personality with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Proactive team player with leadership aspirations and hustle
  • Strong communication skills to translate technical concepts for non-technical audiences

How it works:

  • Submit your application and get contacted by our team
  • Create an embedded systems-based company idea with the support of our team
  • Develop the idea into a viable investment
  • Unlock the $600-$800k early-stage funding

TandemLaunch is committed to building a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. We welcome applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, and other candidates who will contribute to the enrichment of ideas and perspectives.