Mount Pearl, NL

Software Developer

Solace Power Inc. is seeking to hire a Software Developer.

Application Deadline: Until filled.

Developing wireless power technology isn’t your everyday office job!

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As a close team of over fifty people, everyone at Solace Power Inc. contributes to pushing the limits and redefining the way we think about wireless power. We are currently looking for a new team member who can help us research, develop and test technology that truly doesn’t exist anywhere else!

Working at Solace is not your average job. From transferring power through windows and walls to delivering on the complex wireless power requirements in aerospace and defense - whether you work in procurement, engineering, or sales - no two days are ever the same!

The Role:

We are seeking a talented and motivated Software Developer to join our innovative engineering team. As a Software Developer, you will play a crucial role in designing, developing, and maintaining software solutions that enable efficient operation of wireless power systems including communications between wireless power transmitting and receiving devices. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of software components into our wireless power systems.

Your Day-to-Day at Solace Power:
  • Software Development — Design, develop, and maintain software applications and firmware for wireless power systems, including embedded software for power management, communications protocols, and system control.
  • System Integration — Collaborate with hardware engineers to integrate software components with hardware platforms, ensuring compatibility, functionality, and performance optimization.
  • Protocol Development — Develop and implement communications protocols for efficient data exchange between wireless power transmitters, receivers, and peripheral devices, ensuring reliability, security, and interoperability.
  • Algorithm Development — Design and implement algorithms for power optimization, device identification, and dynamic power delivery management to maximize efficiency and compatibility across a wide range of devices.
  • Testing and Debugging — Conduct comprehensive testing, debugging, and validation of software components and systems, identifying and resolving issues to ensure robustness, reliability, and compliance with quality standards.
  • Documentation and Reporting — Prepare technical documentation, including software specifications, design documents, and test plans, and provide regular progress updates and reports to project stakeholders.
  • Research and Innovation — Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and advancements in wireless power technology, and actively contribute to research and innovation initiatives to drive continuous improvement and competitiveness.
Must-Have Requirements (like coffee in the morning):
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in software development, preferably in embedded systems and/or IoT applications.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as C,C++, Python, and familiarity with software development tools, environments, and version control systems (Git, SVN).
  • Solid understanding of wireless communications principles, protocols (e.g., Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee), and standards (e.g., Qi wireless charging).
  • Experience with microcontroller programming, real-time operating systems (RTOS), and hardware/software integration.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to convey complex technical concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Moderate-to-great skills in ping pong.
Nice to have this too… (like dessert with every meal!):
  • Experience in wireless power technology, including electromagnetic induction and resonance-based charging systems.
  • Familiarity with power electronics, analog/digital circuit design, and sensor integration.
  • Knowledge of machine learning, artificial intelligence, or signal processing techniques for power optimization and system intelligence.
Benefits:

Solace Power Inc. offers employees a comprehensive benefits package, including participation in an employee stock option plan.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please send your resume to careers@solace.ca.

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