Embedded Systems Engineer

Sterling, VA | Engineering | Full-time



What You Would Do:

  • Develop and integrate sensors, micro-controllers, and other integrated device systems in support of Sestra’s multi-generational products 
  • Facilitate organizational understanding and provide consultation on sensors and programmable chip sets
  • Evaluate, prototype, and implement third-party parts and services as applicable to business and technical objectives
  • Provide technology direction and recommendations to the product roadmap
  •  Work autonomously and within a team of internal and external contractors and partners for on-time delivery of quality code, utilizing agile methodologies
  • Contribute to project documentation and best practices process and improvement 

Qualities We Look For:

  • Minimally, a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or related field and 5+ years of direct experience in embedded systems development or demonstrable equivalent 
  • Strong C/C++ development knowledge 
  • Experience with FreeRTOS/Bare Metal and multi-threaded architecture including timing analysis and profiling
  • Familiarity with 
    • ARM Cortex-M4 processors
    • Texas Instruments micro-controllers e.g., Tiva, C2000
    • Linux OS and Device Drivers
    • RS232/CAN bus architecture 
  • Experience with analog-to-digital converters 
  • Excellent communication and intuition skills
  • Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills

Our Team Benefits:

  • Dog friendly work environment
  • Business casual dress
  • Partial work-from-home schedules and flex time 
  • Company equity
  • 401k, Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Up to 18 personal days of time off plus most major holidays


About Sestra Systems, Inc.

Sestra Systems brings the Internet of Things (IoT) to the beverage dispensing industry, disrupting the market by providing ‘dispensing as a service’ and building more profitable, effortless, and eco-friendly programs for our marquis clients.  Our patented solution equips any keg system with electronic, push to pour dispensing, automated portion control, real-time analytics, remote locking through mobile devices and a sophisticated, cloud-based sophisticated rules and compliance engine.  With the push of a button, our clients serve guests quickly and pour a consistent glass every time – perfect portions, temperature, freshness – for beer, wine, batched cocktails, cold brew coffee and more.   Sestra Systems is an award-winning company headquartered in Sterling, VA. Our clients span coast to coast, including iconic sports venues, cultural centers, hotels, casinos, cruise ships and restaurants.  The Washington Nationals, Kennedy Center, Warner Theater, Audi Field, Greenbrier Resort and Capital One are just a few of our clients in the greater Metro D.C..

Sestra has a growing team of more than 40 people and is led by CEO, Lev Volftsun, a serial entrepreneur who has sold two technology companies to Cisco Systems and a third to Metaswitch, with a total accumulated value of over $1B.