Embedded Software Engineer - R&D Software

South Burlington, VT


At Beta Technologies, together we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture.  As an Embedded Software Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the development and maintenance of embedded software systems for our cutting-edge prototype aircraft.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Design, develop, test, and maintain embedded software for our prototype aircraft.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional R&D teams to define software requirements and specifications.
  • Implement software solutions using C and Python, targeting various embedded processors.
  • Ensure code quality, reliability, and performance optimization for resource-constrained embedded systems.
  • Debug and resolve software defects and issues, utilizing appropriate debugging tools and techniques.
  • Collaborate with hardware engineers to integrate software with embedded processors.
  • Research and evaluate new technologies and tools relevant to embedded software development.
  • Document software designs, requirements, and test procedures.

  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in embedded software development using C. 
  • Strong understanding of software development principles and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of embedded systems and microcontrollers.
  • Experience with device drivers.
  • Experience working with GIT version control and CI/CD systems.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and debug complex software and hardware interactions.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills within a team environment.

  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

  • Experience with ARM Cortex-M and Cortex-R architectures, specifically STM32 or TI TMS processors.
  • Experience in Python scripting or software development.
  • Hardware debugging experience and familiarity with hardware debugging tools such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.
  • Experience with DO-178 software development processes and guidelines.
  • Familiarity with avionics systems and aerospace standards.
  • Knowledge of safety-critical software development practices.
  • Understanding of software verification and validation techniques.
  • Hands-on experience with control system design and implementation.
  • Experience with model-based design and automatic code generation using Simulink.
  • Knowledge of Controller Area Network (CAN) protocols and their application in embedded systems.
  • Proficiency in other programming languages and frameworks.

  • Video Interview:

    Please be aware that you may be invited to complete a Video Screening interview. This invite will be sent by email ( We highly recommend completing this step of the application process within the following 48 hours should you be invited.

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    BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

    All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

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