Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Bangaluru, India
Added: April 12, 2024
Job Description

GalaxEye aims to shape the future of Satellite Image Acquisition, providing the most meaningful datasets, thus helping businesses and governments make data-driven decisions based on insights from satellite imagery. We will provide Satellite Imagery Datasets and Value-added services to Geospatial Analytics Companies and Infrastructure enterprises. At GalaxEye, we are working to build the best remote sensing satellites and also, we are researching various aspects of remote sensing.

As a part of the Embedded Systems Team, you will be the backbone of every electrical and electronic system like Electrical Power Systems, Data Acquisition Boards, On-Board Computer etc. This position requires someone comfortable with all aspects of embedded firmware development, that thrives in a wide-ranging multi-functional organisation, is not afraid to debate ideas openly, and is flexible enough to shift on constantly evolving requirements.


  • Understanding system/functional requirements, breaking it down into software requirements.
  • Responsible for development of Software architectures with the team
  • Design and Implement algorithms using minimal memory and cycles with rigid real time deadlines
  • Build validation framework for validation of implemented algorithms
  • Creating Software Detailed Design documentation.
  • Code implementation in C ( As per the layered architecture ).
  • Performing Static Analysis, Unit Testing, and Integration Testing.
  • Responsible for the evaluation of third-party software, debugging field issues, and involving peer reviews
  • Guide a team of people on Software development practices
  • Bring on CI/CD processes for software reliability testing



  • B.Tech, BS, MS or PhD in EE/CE/CS, or the equivalent in experience with evidence of exceptional ability.
  • 5+ years of professional working experience in developing mission critical embedded firmware and software peripherals
  • Experience with design and implementation of bare metal control firmware which is highly optimised for cycles and memory
  • Deep understanding of the difference between design for a software platform and a highly constrained firmware environment
  • Understanding of the use of data structures for deterministic and efficient reads and writes
  • Understanding of parallel or SIMD programming.
  • Fundamental facility with C and C++, compilers, build & source code control tools.
  • Working knowledge of RTOS-based systems
  • Solid understanding of computer architecture with emphasis on HW/SW interfaces for high speed communication.
  • Proficiency debugging and bring-up of embedded systems. Familiarity with UARTs, JTAG, and oscilloscopes.
  • Working knowledge of low-level drivers for microcontrollers (ADC, PWM, GPIO, Timers, RTC, Flash, EEPROM, etc.)
  • Experience with emulation systems, build automation, and virtual platforms.
  • Strong debugging and analytical skills, verification and validation of embedded systems
  • Knowhow of using Lab equipments (oscilloscopes, multimeters, logic analysers, etc).

Good to Have

  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum Methodology.
  • Experience in UML Designing.
  • Experience with scripting languages like Python or Perl.
  • Knack for designing layered/modular architectures.
  • Experience in mechatronics / robotics / avionics systems would be a big plus

Personality Traits:

  • Excellent creative thinking and attention to detail
  • Ability to work with a distributed and diverse team of researchers, developers, designers, and engineers
  • Ready to learn new concepts, stay up-to-date with the state-of-the-art in the field and implement them
  • Ability to work within deadlines and dynamic work environment


  • Fair compensation will be provided as per market standards
  • Experience rapid growth and start-up culture
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Open to exploring, discussing and implementing new ideas and processes
  • Opportunity to work closely with the Founding Team at GalaxEye
  • Get a chance to work with Advisors holding senior positions and decades of experience