Embedded Firmware Engineer | Chicago, IL

Job Description:

As an Embedded Firmware and Systems Engineer at Optivolt Labs, Inc. you will be responsible for architecture, design, and development of the next generation of wireless solar charging for consumer electronics. 


  • Support project initiatives, collaborate with the rest of the design team ensuring that development milestones and deadlines are met.
  • Design and develop embedded firmware for microcontroller-based consumer electronic products.
  • Define and implement high performance software by leveraging a strong understanding of embedded hardware design.
  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth analysis of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Internal and external contacts often pertain to company plans and objectives.
  • Evaluate product non-conformances and recommend design modifications.
  • Evaluate, test, and review designs to determine if program will perform according to requirements and specifications.
  • Maintain accurate records throughout the development process in order to comply with company and government standards and/or regulations.


  • Bachelor’s degree or pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering or other relevant discipline

  • Experience working with real-time operating systems and real-time signal processing

  • Experience working with various communication and networking protocols

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to work with all levels of the organization

  • Ability to work both individually and as part of a team

  • Prior Start-up experience preferred

  • Experience working with and/or building drones preferred


  • If interested please email resume to and we will reach out to you as soon as possible to schedule an interview if your qualifications match the role we are looking for