Senior Embedded System Engineer (Solar Energy) Job in Nigeria

 The Energy Talent Company sources, recruits and trains outstanding individuals to meet the increasing demand of talent in the energy industry. We employ the use of modern, up-to-date learning methodologies to train our candidates, through a robust learning experience that involves an innovative combination of online learning simulation and apprenticeship. We equip the candidates with an all-round training and work experience that qualify them to hit the ground running from day one.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Embedded System Engineer (Solar Energy)

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
You’ll focus on:

  • Designing, and implementing embedded hardware & firmware for embedded and power devices.
  • Designing, developing, coding, testing and debugging system software.
  • Analyzing and enhancing efficiency, stability and scalability of system resources.
  • Designing, developing and commercializing Battery Management Systems (BMS) on 48V and a variety of high voltage capacities.
  • Designing, developing and commercializing battery packs in rack mount, wall mount and outdoor IP65 rating with appropriate BMS & embedded systems functionality.
  • Ensuring designed hardware and its firmware are capable of real-time IoT data including battery voltage, environment data, battery usage, energy consumed, energy discharged, cell-level monitoring, discharge count, End-of-life data etc.
  • Developing technical specifications based on design requirements and implementation.
  • Analyzing system technical issues and developing appropriate resolutions.
  • Participating in system design reviews and implementing recommended improvements.
  • Identifying technical risks and challenges and proposing action plans.
  • Researching and setting up a test lab with requisite tools and equipment.
  • Continuous improvement to ensure devices are bug-free.
  • Researching & developing new products to keep pace with global energy storage and battery chemistry innovations.
  • Observing all occupational health and safety requirements.
  • Maintaining a professional appearance/attitude, consistent with local customs and company policy.
  • Responding to and resolving round-the-clock emergency call-out requests.
  • Write drivers for semiconductors for RTOS and bare-metal
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define system requirements and specifications.
  • Conduct hardware and firmware development, testing, and debugging.
  • Utilize KiCAD, Altium, or DipTrace for schematic and PCB design.
  • Perform code reviews, optimization, and troubleshooting to ensure product performance and reliability.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in embedded systems engineering.
  • Mentor and support junior engineers, providing guidance and expertise in embedded systems development.
  • Use 3D CAD software for product design and development.
  • Any other duties as assigned to your Line Manager.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering/Science, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 6 years of post-graduation experience in embedded systems development
  • Experience in system development from scratch with board bring-up
  • Experience in test-driven development (TDD) and continuous integration (CI) techniques for embedded systems
  • Experience with hardware design, testing, and debugging.
  • Verifiable evidence of proficiency with STM32 and Espressif microcontrollers
  • Proven track record of designing, developing and assembling hardware products that address complex challenges in the energy sector.
  • Strong programming skills in C/C++ & Python for Embedded systems.
  • 4+ years of experience in Embedded C
  • Experience in writing low-level drivers for semiconductors
  • Experience in working with RTOSs ( FreeRTOS & Zephyr)
  • Experience in working with different microcontrollers
  • Experience in High-speed, Advanced PCB design from schematic to PCB to manufacturing with proficiency in KiCAD, Altium, or DipTrace for schematic and
  • PCB design.
  • Experience with 3D CAD software for product design and development
  • (AutoDesk Fusion360).
  • PSM I certification will be an added advantage

We’d also like to see:

  • Flexibility and comfort working in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • An attribute of grit
  • Good communication, and strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to work in a team and collaborate effectively
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Compliance oriented, good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management, task prioritizing and organisational ability

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resumes and portfolios to: using the job title as the subject of the mail.