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Head, Engineering - Embedded System EngineersEnergy Talent Company

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job description - Head, Engineering - Embedded System Engineers

  • As our Head, Engineering, you are a natural leader with proven evidence of high-quality delivery in a fast-paced high energy firm. You have a solid technical background combined with an understanding of how the different pieces of firmware, software, algorithms and quality engineering come together to make a feature possible; someone who has exceptional communication skills and the ability to handle complex cross-functional team coordination.


  • Attending sprint Planning and SCRUM sessions in alignment with the company’s Agile Development Methodology.
  • Managing a team of Embedded Engineers that build the hardware and firmware that runs on the company's developed products.
  • Managing Engineers and helping them develop their careers, assigning them to projects tailored to their skill levels, long-term skill development, personalities, and work styles.
  • Communicating and collaborating effectively with cross-functional hardware and Software Engineering teams.
  • Championing Engineering and Operational excellence, establishing metrics and process for regular assessment and improvement.
  • Responsible for product assembly by ensuring product stability through a process of rigorous quality control and assurance process.
  • Working closely with the supply chain team to ensure efficient material sourcing for all with zero instance of material unavailability.
  • Setting clear expectations and creating a positive work environment based on accountability, in collaboration with the engineering and Management teams.
  • Working closely with dedicated recruiting staff to expand the team, including sourcing candidates, interviewing candidates, participating in conferences/events, and onboarding new employees.

You’ll be a good fit for this role if you have:

  • Proven track record of leading and managing Embedded Engineering Teams.
  • 7+ years of experience in hands-on development in C/C++ for embedded systems and evaluating firmware architecture.
  • 7+ years of experience in Hardware development with experience in 32bit ARM Cortex processors
  • Proven track record of designing, developing and assembling hardware products that address complex challenges in the energy sector.
  • Knowledge of computer architecture, hardware interfaces, real-time operating systems and driver development on low-level bare metal and high-level operating systems.
  • Excellent understanding of most systems on modern SoCs: CPU cores, memory bandwidth tradeoffs, low-power, bootloaders
  • Experience in system development from scratch with board bring-up
  • Experience in test-driven development (TDD) and continuous integration (CI) techniques for embedded systems
  • Experience in High speed, Advanced PCB design from schematic to PCB to manufacturing.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills.

We’d also like to see:

  • Flexibility and comfort working in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Hands-on active coding experience.
  • An attribute of grit
  • Good communication, strong leadership qualities
  • Compliance oriented, good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management, task prioritizing and organizational ability
  • High level of attention to detail
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Developing energy talents for the global market starting from Africa. We source, recruit and train outstanding individuals to meet the increasing demands of talent in the energy industry.

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