Keurig Dr Pepper Senior Embedded Systems Engineer in Burlington, Massachusetts

Job Overview

As the Senior Embedded Systems Electrical Engineer you will be the interface between the cross-functional product development squads and the electronics and software platform teams. You will use your technical and leadership skills to ensure successful delivery of electronics systems for new product programs.


  • As the prime electrical and electronics technical contact on cross-functional product development squads, you will act as the agile product owner for the electronics subsystem for the product

  • Work with platform owner to ensure that the product squad priorities and expectations are fully understood and integrated into the platform's work priorities

  • Work closely with EE/SW platform owners and architects in defining embedded system solutions for assigned products

  • Collaborate with other technical leads within the product squad to

  • define interfaces between subsystems

  • create the design verification plan for the product

  • build, verify and maintain iterative subsystem and product prototypes that facilitate frequent test and learn opportunities

  • Own the Bill of Materials for the Electronics Subsystem

  • Ensure that all product squad requirements (deliverables, dates, tasks, etc) are brought back into the platform squads and documented

  • Provide transparency of the progress of the platform team to the product squad, able to "talk to" all JIRA items related to the platform that appear on the product board. Provide meaningful demos of completed work at agile squad events

  • Contribute to the ongoing evolution of the product squad learning plan,

  • Negotiate content of product interim releases/builds to align with platform development

  • Review with functional management the learning plan for scope and resource needs

  • Keep functional management and platforms informed of all significant product changes

  • Escalate to functional management if squad requirements cannot be accommodated by platform teams

  • Work as a member of the platform squad in delivering technical solutions (i.e. hands-on technical work)

  • Contribute to the requirements and architecture of future products during the pre-charter development phase



  • Proven track record of taking a consumer (or similar) product from concept through prototyping and development and into high volume production

  • Technical depth to be able to be a top contributor in either:

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Analog Design

  • Power supply

  • Digital design

  • Board design

  • EMC

  • Firmware – Embedded software

  • Bare metal

  • Linux

  • RTOS

  • Driver and electromechanical controls

  • IoT

  • GUI

  • C++ / Object Oriented

  • Technical breadth enough to understand and work with both firmware and electrical engineers and help create plans for the integrated systems

  • Experience with Agile (Scrum preferred) methodologies

  • Able to concisely document product requirements using most effective method (use cases, user stories, sequence diagrams, state charts, etc.)

  • Bias towards rapid incremental prototyping and test-to-learn over exhaustive documentation

  • Strong problem solving, debugging and troubleshooting skills

  • Experience working with contract manufacturers, preferably in Asia.

  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Related Engineering

  • 5+ years embedded microprocessor/ electronics hardware design experience a plus



Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.

Job ID 2019-5006

Function Information Technology

Shift 1st