Staff Embedded Linux Software Engineer – Energy Products



  • Tesla Energy is looking for a Staff Embedded Software Engineer to join a small team responsible for energy management and control applications. We are looking for candidates experienced with embedded Linux such as new hardware bring-up, bootloaders, porting drivers for various peripherals, and general system software for telemetry and connectivity management. Background in low-latency and real-time systems is particularly interesting, but most of all we’re looking for people with high capacity and ability to ramp up in whatever topic is needed. Strong C knowledge and excellent debugging skills are critical to be successful in this role.


  • 5-10+ years’ experience building, debugging and shipping embedded systems using Linux.
  • Experience developing system software on embedded Linux platforms for connectivity, telemetry, and OTA update management.
  • Comfortable with debugging hardware issues.
  • Familiar with SoC level software development (ARM Cortex-A, PPC, x86 or other architectures).
  • Can read and interpret system schematics.
  • Proficient in C and/or C++.
  • Working knowledge of embedded networking protocols such as CAN, RS-485, ModBus, and Ethernet.
  • Working knowledge of wireless communication standards such as WiFi, ZigBee, Thread, BLE, LTE.
  • Familiarity with embedded Linux security fundamentals such as secure boot, PKI, hardware key storage.
  • Experience writing and understanding technical specifications.