Principal Software Engineer


Billerica, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/20/2021
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  • Company Address: 805 Middlesex Turnpike, Billerica, MA, 01821

About ClearMotion

ClearMotion is a global automotive technology company founded out of MIT in 2009. The company is commercializing the world’s first proactive ride system to improve the quality of time in motion.

Job Description

ClearMotion builds products enabling a next-generation user experience in vehicles. The company’s proactive suspension and seating systems combine software and hardware to mitigate vehicle movement across uneven road surfaces. ClearMotion provides differentiated value for the automotive consumer of today and tomorrow. As transportation evolves to a connected, shared and eventually autonomous world, ClearMotion products will become vital to improving the in-vehicle experience.

We’re looking for a talented embedded software engineer to work on a breakthrough active suspension system for cars. You will be part of a small software engineering team developing the embedded firmware that controls power electronics and vehicle dynamics and feel. You're a bit-hacker who will develop device drivers, algorithms and controls, multi-threaded designs, diagnostics, communications, and distributed networking in an embedded, bare metal environment.


  • At least BS or equivalent in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering

  • Experience developing embedded and real-time systems in C

  • Experience developing device drivers

  • Experience with multi-threaded and object oriented design, multi-core processors, C, C++, and Python experience desired

  • Automotive industry experience a plus; especially AUTOSAR

  • Experience with bare metal development as well as real-time operating systems (RTOS)

  • Experience with distributed networking design a plus

  • 32-bit microcontroller experience (preferably Power PC architecture and Freescale toolchain) a plus

  • Team player, passionate, confident, organized, driven



Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Equal Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer; applicants, employees and former employees are protected from employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, and genetic information (including family medical history), or any other characteristic protected by law.

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