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Firmware Engineer, Bikes & Scooters
San Francisco, CA

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Job Description

Lyft's vision is a world where transportation is affordable, safe and more reliable- and where all types of vehicles are being used more efficiently to decrease traffic and reduce pollution. Bikes & Scooters is a big step in that direction.

We want to become the one-stop shop for consumers and all their transportation needs. We want to become the partner cities want to work with to better their communities and improve their transportation.

If you're excited about the micro-mobility space and making light electric vehicles more innovative and widely accessible, we encourage you to apply below to join the Bikes & Scooters team!

If you'd like to learn more about Lyft's vision for Bikes & Scooters, read more from our founders here.

The Role:

As a Firmware Engineer, you'll work on our micro mobility ecosystem to provide an enjoyable experience for our customers. Your day-to-day work will include developing low level drivers, implementing power management systems and features that provide better visibility to our backend.


* Architect, design, implement, and maintain embedded software in C & C++
* Collaborate with teams ranging from product to operations to understand and establish requirements
* Partner with electrical engineering to design and review hardware
* Perform board bring-up and code debug, resolving emerging issues through software and electrical changes while working within a team
* Establish best practices for development, test, and deployment. Write well-crafted, well-tested, readable, maintainable code
* Ensure safety requirements are complete and correct, new designs meet safety requirements, and software implementations meet design specifications
* Lead large projects from idea to positive execution; act on feedback to learn and grow
* Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 10%

Experience & Skills:

* BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related technical field
* Experience bringing a product through an entire production cycle
* Hardware bringup and characterization through the use of test equipment
* Schematic review experience with schematic capture, and board layout as a plus
* Firmware development experience in GNU C/C++ with microcontrollers or driver level embedded processors
* Proficient with standard embedded peripherals (USB, I2S, I2C, CAN, UART, ADC, timers, etc)
* Familiarity with 802.11/15 (WIFI/Bluetooth) & LTE is a plus
* Team player with high degree of self awareness
* Experience working with embedded processors (such as STM32) and using an RTOS, such as FreeRTOS
* Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 10%


* Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
* In addition to 11 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off
* 401(k) plan to help save for your future
* 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
* Monthly commuter subsidy to cover your transit to work
* 20% off all Lyft rides

At Lyft, community is what we are and it's what we do. It's what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization where all team members are recognized for what they bring.

Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Lyft does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Lyft also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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