Senior Embedded Systems Engineer

at Sortera Technologies, Inc.
Location See Description, United States of America
Date Posted August 13, 2023
Job Type Full-time


Sortera Technologies brings state-of-the-art artificial intelligence, image/data analytics, and advanced sensors to the industrial scrap metal recycling and reuse industry. Our fast-growing organization is on a mission to create high purity recycled, (and up-cycled!) metal feedstocks from existing scrap streams, and enable the domestic supply of metals and alloys ready for use for high-quality domestic manufacturing, helping to boost the strength of the circular economy.
Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Artificial Intelligence, you will play a crucial role in our pilot production facility, and advancing the development of our cutting-edge technology that relies primarily upon Computer Vision and X-ray Fluorescence (XRF).
Job Description:
The successful candidate will be responsible for installing, configuring, programming, testing, and troubleshooting a diverse range of computer equipment, graphics/GPU boards, digital I/O cards, DAQ cards, embedded controllers, industrial cameras, directed energy sensing equipment such as X-ray and laser scanners, and other sensors.
This role is suited to someone with a lot of real-world, mission-critical, on-call experience in a production environment, and skills in C++, Python, LabView, and Linux administration are required.
Minimum Qualifications:
5+ years of experience with:

Industrial manufacturing environment
C++, Python, and LabVIEW
Electronics (DAQ/DIO cards, logic probe, oscilloscope, multimeter, embedded controllers, sensors)
Computer hardware (particularly multi-GPU, RAM, SSD, motherboards, power supplies, etc.)
Computer vision/robotics system components (digital cameras, motor controllers, etc.)
Computer system configuration (power supply, motherboard, GPU, RAM, etc.)
Operating systems installation and administration (Linux, Windows)

Preferred Qualifications:

BS Computer Engineering or BS Electrical Engineering with strong Computer Engineering and Programming experience.


C++, Python programming (Cython, MicroPython, and CircuitPython a plus) and LabVIEW
Real-time Operating Systems (RTOS)
Understanding of design patterns and embedded system design patterns
Ability to work with existing codebases
Hardware test equipment: oscilloscope, logic analyzer
Ability to read a schematic
Basic understanding of Internet of Things (IoT) and internet-based technologies
Demonstrated ability to excel in dynamic and ambiguous environments, lead complex projects, integrate feedback from team members and stakeholders, guide delivery from project scoping to conclusion, develop and grow team members, and create and maintain professional relationships.


Stock options
401K Match
Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
Paid Sick Time
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

As part of Sortera Technologies, Inc., you will help shape our technological strategy and propel the development of our innovative technology. Apply today and join us in revolutionizing the aluminum scrap sorting industry. We look forward to meeting you!
Sortera Technologies is an Equal opportunity employer. Employment opportunities at Sortera are based upon one’s qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, religion, sex (Including sexual orientation and transgender status), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $120,000.00 - $150,000.00 per year

Monday to Friday
On call

Supplemental pay types:

Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

Fort Wayne, IN 46805: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


Embedded software: 5 years (Required)

Work Location: In person

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