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Embedded Software Engineer

Hayden AI

Hayden AI

Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

About Us

At Hayden AI, we are on a mission to harness the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning to transform the way governments and businesses address real-world challenges.

From optimizing bus lane and bus stop enforcement to pioneering digital twin modeling and beyond, our innovative mobile perception system empowers our clients to accelerate transit, enhance street safety, and drive forward a sustainable future.

What the job involves

We are seeking a talented Embedded Software Engineer to join our team and play a key role in developing embedded software for the Nvidia Jetson platform. You will be responsible for the design, development, and optimization of software components that power next-generation devices.


  • Develop, port, and maintain operating systems (OS), boot software, device drivers, and run-time environments for various CPU subsystems on the Jetson platform.

  • Deep dive into performance optimization, focusing on algorithms specifically for the Jetson architecture.

  • Enhance the infrastructure and tooling used for performance analysis, ensuring efficient development cycles.

  • Interface with a range of devices and sensors, including GNSS, IMU, and LTE, to integrate them seamlessly with the overall system.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field.

  • Strong programming proficiency in C and C++.

  • In-depth knowledge and experience with system-level Linux, encompassing kernel space, drivers, system structure, platform porting/bringup, and embedded systems development.

  • Solid understanding of CPU and GPU architectures.

  • Prior experience working with ARM64 based platforms.

  • Familiarity with CUDA/OpenCL programming and video processing pipelines.

  • Background in Signal/Image Processing, Computer Vision, Linear Algebra, Numerical Analysis, or a similar field.

  • Knowledge of CAN or CAN-FD communication protocols.

  • Experience with system design, implementation, and verification of over-the-air (OTA) updates for OS, applications, and firmware.

Benefits and Perks

There are endless learning and development opportunities from a highly diverse and talented peer group, including experts in a wide range of fields (AI, Computer Vision, Government Contracting, Systems & Device Engineering, Operations, Communications, and more!)

  • Options for 100% company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and dependents (for US employees)

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (DCFSA)

  • Life, AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Aflac Critical Illness, Accident Insurance & Hospital Indemnity Insurance

  • MetLife Legal Plan(s) & Pet Insurance

  • Farmers GroupSelect Auto & Home Insurance

  • 401(k) with 3% company matching

  • Professional development reimbursement

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Hybrid work opportunities

  • Daily catered lunches in our San Francisco office

Hayden AI is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that fosters learning from each other. We celebrate people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a work environment free of harassment and discrimination. Hayden AI is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process. To all recruitment agencies: Hayden AI does not accept agency resumes.

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