Senior Embedded IoT Systems Engineer

at Perch Interactive
Location New York
Date Posted January 14, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified

Description

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Senior Embedded Systems Engineer is to lead our efforts to build a highly scalable, reliable and performant network of interactive IoT devices in retail and continue to drive Perch forward as the leader in interactive retail and the merging of physical and digital behaviors. You will own our server-device connectivity strategies, device architecture and continuously work with our team to understand our challenges and identify new opportunities to drive Perch forward exponentially. This includes the need to:

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Develop hardened local IoT device software including monitoring, execution and self-healing processes

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Build, maintain and improve device services that communicate with our server side technologies

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Build, maintain and improve server side device management solutions

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Design and develop tools to help optimize QA, deployment and support

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Work closely with the support and engineering teams to problem-solve issues with remote deployments and find new ways to reduce failure rates and support time, decrease costs and enable scalability to tens of thousands of devices

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Create a suite of networking management and optimization tools

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Research and embed new sensing methods like Bluetooth, RFIDs, and other proximity hardwares

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Create reporting infrastructure to communicate the health of our device and network and identify new opportunities for the Company

OUTCOMES

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Support the scale of our network from 1,000 devices to 10,000 devices

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Reduce per device severity 1 issues and support time of our network by 75%

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Create self-healing device architecture that automatically address 50% of encountered issues

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Reduce on device resource utilization by 25% to support more complex apps on lower cost hardware

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Reduce per device network usage by 50%

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Lead the teams thinking on hardware / software integration

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