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Senior Embedded Systems Engineer (RTOS/Firmware/Device Drivers)
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This is an opportunity to work with one of the worldś pioneers in rural electrification in an entrepreneurial role in a challenging environment. Husk Power Systems is one of the most visible social enterprises in the world. The successful candidate will be given a high degree of responsibility and an attractive remuneration package.

HPS Company Description:

  • Established in 2008, by pioneering individuals in Bihar, India. HPS has established a global footprint of more than 80 plants in India, Uganda and Tanzania.
  • HPS installs and operates mini biomass power plants (15-250 kW) and solar micro-grids (20 KW) in remote rural electricity deficient villages. Currently serves over 300 villages, an estimated 20,000 households and 200,000 individuals.
  • Successfully built a scalable platform in the rural Indian market, proven by over 60 months of operating experience and an employee base of more than 250 people.
  • Focused on inclusive rural development on the backbone of electric power, HPS has developed business models whereby interested locals may partner to take complete ownership of the plant.
  • Managed by a passionate team of founders and professionals, HPS is funded by a great pool of investors: Draper, Fisher & Jurvetson (DFJ), Cisco, Acumen Fund, Shell Foundation, LGT VP, Bamboo Finance, IFC and Ministry of new and renewable energy.
  • Aims to maintain its leadership position in the field of rural electrification using micro and mini-grids by catering to more than 3,000 villages globally in next 5 years.

  • Job Summary

    An opportunity to work on new and existing embedded systems development. Play a major role in companyś technology roadmap. The person will be responsible for end to end development of cost effective and reliable electronic systems for rural areas. The role will also involve troubleshooting existing systems and improve its reliability.

    The position will be based in Patna, India and will also involve travel in the rural areas.

    Responsibilities/Essential Job Functions:

  • Designing, maintenance and implementation of embedded systems
  • Troubleshooting hardware/ software of developed and existing embedded systems
  • Development of hardware/ software testing scenarios and test plans for developed and modified systems
  • Development and implementation of communication modules.
  • Troubleshoot and fault analysis of on field issues .Suggest appropriate solution to solve the problem.
  • Provide training on new and existing systems to technicians and other team members.

  • Required Experience:

  • Project experience in implementing microprocessor controlled products design.
  • Hands on experience in PCB designing
  • Experience in working with PIC, ARM microcontroller.
  • Ability to write code using embedded C. Knowledge of RTOS will be added advantage.

  • Required skills and abilities:

  • Ability to implement frugal design innovations suitable for rugged conditions requiring high reliability and low cost. Rapid prototyping capability is preferred.
  • Excellent oral and writing skills, with fluency in English.
  • Sounds knowledge of Project management, including uses of tools like Gantt Chart etc.
  • Ability to adapt your communication style appropriately to suit a wide range of stakeholders: from field-level employees to experienced engineers to senior management team.
  • You will need to have a high degree of professionalism and discipline.
  • Highly conscious of cost, quality and personal accountability.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadline in an independent capacity. You will not be micro-managed and will need to be a self-starter and self-motivator, working effectively with minimal direction.
  • Ability to multi-task: you will be juggling multiple assignments in parallel and will need to prioritize effectively.

  • Required Qualification:

  • B.E /B. Tech in Electronics and communication
  • M.Sc. Electronics

  • Remuneration

    The remuneration and growth opportunities for the position include (but not limited to)-
  • Annual Remuneration: competitive salary, commensurate with experience.
  • Variable Remuneration: potential for significant annual bonus based on delivery against performance.
  • Attractive growth in salary.
  • Health Insurance.

  • To Apply

    Please send your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you are interested in the role to Manoj Sinha sinha@huskpowersystems.com.
     
     
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