Embedded Firmware Engineer / Architect at Baraja

Software Engineering, North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia engineering
Posted 19 days ago

Embedded Firmware Engineer / Architect
Full-time, Permanent  
Sydney, Australia

About Baraja

Baraja is changing the world of self-driving cars through the invention of a new type of LiDAR called Spectrum-Scan™ that delivers ultra-high performance at high resolution, even at incredibly far distances. Today, Baraja LiDAR is already deployed in multiple verticals, working with global automotive and industrial partners. 

Originally founded in Sydney, Australia, we also have offices in San Francisco, China, and Europe. We are funded by Sequoia, Blackbird and Main Sequence Ventures and we are excited to continue growing the team.

The Opportunity 
We are looking for a Firmware Engineer with experience in embedded system development. You will be involved in architectural decisions, develop components for embedded cores like ARM, guide implementation strategies based on requirements. You will be working with a talented global team to develop a state-of-the-art LiDAR technology which enables autonomous driving.

So if you are looking for a fast-paced, dynamic role in a start-up we are keen to hear from you!

Inside the Job

  • Design and develop C/C++ code and identify improvements to existing code
  • Integrate, configure, and maintain real-time operating systems on an embedded platform.
  • Deliver and own embedded software architectures
  • Design and develop software and software/hardware interfaces.
  • Develop static analysis and unit tests to verify source code functionality
  • Develop automated test scripts (Python)
  • Work with systems, production, quality management, and customer support teams to resolve technical issues
  • Guide and mentor technicians and junior engineers
  • Present design alternatives and experimental results to the product development team for review, and review other team member’s designs

About You

  • Bachelor’s or higher in Computer Science, Software/Electrical/Electronic engineering or equivalent.
  • 8+ years of experience developing C code on embedded platforms like ARM or STM32
  • Experience with serial communication buses (CAN, FlexRay, Ethernet, SPI, I2C)
  • Experience with IP stacks for embedded systems
  • Experience using and evaluating an RTOS, preferably automotive qualified
  • Experience with test automation and Python
  • Experience using GIT or another version control tool
  • Experience with product development in a regulated environment (medical, automotive, defence, rail)
  • Ability to read and analyse electronic schematics


  • Experience with modern FPGA architectures, preferably Xilinx Ultrascale
  • Experience with product development in a regulated environment (i.e. medical, automotive, defence, rail).

Be part of a high-performance team

We work toward our goals by being in constant communication in person and through a range of technologies. We also have big ears for feedback from customers to help us continually improve the Baraja experience. We are pretty good at what we do (but definitely not perfect), so you’ll be learning from and working with a top-flight team on a mission to be better every day.

What matters to us

We believe that our culture is one of our most important assets and we’ve wrapped it up with three key values that we do our best to live up to every day:  

  • Hustle to deliver on hard and meaningful problems - Passion to achieve. Resilience & learning. What's the next challenge?
  • Build the machine that builds the machine - It’s not enough to design amazing products, we need to design the means to manufacture these products, at scale.
  • Develop sustained high performance - Great teams make great things. They also respectfully challenge each other to reach the next milestone.

What we can offer you

  • Healthy lunch provided
  • Wellness Budget
  • Learning & Development budget
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • ESOP offering & remuneration package
  • Monthly social events
  • Volunteer day
  • Team lunches
  • Social sporting teams i.e. hiking, soccer, frisbee and table tennis.

What are you waiting for? If this role excites you, we’re keen to have a chat!  

Embedded Firmware Engineer / Architect
Full-time, Permanent 
Sydney, Australia