Electrical Engineer - (Electrical-Mechanical Systems Design)

Job Type: Full-Time

As an Electrical Engineer at Wavemaker Labs, your core application experience and capability in electrical-mechanical systems design will allow you to shine. You will work with our talented team to accelerate product development.


  • Commit to desired outcomes …define desired outcomes and achieve them vigorously
  • Challenge assumptions …to ensure great outcomes
  • Prudent optimism …glass-half-full, with a dose of caution to challenge our assumptions
  • No egos, no jerks …no joke


  • Excellence/Quality: Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds the root cause of problems, owns/acts on resolving problems
  • Teamwork: Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team meet goals, welcomes new team members and promotes a team atmosphere
  • Learning/Self-Development: Seeks out and accepts feedback, is a proactive learner, takes on tough assignments to improve skills, keeps knowledge and skills up-to-date, turns mistakes into learning opportunities


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering and/or other relevant educational background and competency in the following:
  • Research and key component selection including sensors, actuators, controllers and any other relevant components
  • Implement workable communication and power distribution architectures
  • Prepare peak and average power budgets based on carefully defined use cases
  • Specify IO and prepare wire harness drawings ready for manufacturing
  • Compile data, prepare trade studies and present information in written and verbal form
  • Design and prepare electrical schematics and block diagrams with supporting best practice calculations
  • Develop electrical system budgets including estimating labor, material, and any other relevant costs
  • Contribute to ideation of electrical-mechanical systems architecture, data and power electrical systems
  • Develop test plans and execute hardware integration, testing, debug and validation
  • Develop electrical systems that meet use-case, technical, operational, manufacturing, cost and schedule requirements
  • Passionate about exploring and implementing innovative ideas and concepts
  • Keen ability to identify and foresee technical risk, and engineering mindset of addressing risks early

Preferred Additional Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters (or equivalent)
  • 3+ or more years of industrial experience successfully developing real robotic/automation systems
  • Experience using Simulink and writing high-level controls and state-machine firmware
  • Familiar with implementing embedded software on microcontrollers
  • In-depth robot/automation hardware design experience with both system-level thinking and component-level development
  • Experience developing high-voltage battery systems
  • Experience designing custom PCB’s and preparing schematics for manufacturing
  • Experience (physically) building and maintaining complex mechanical systems

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Additional Information

Wavemaker Labs is a product development accelerator. We are a diverse team of innovators, builders and entrepreneurs, developing advanced technologies for practical use in robotics, automation and mobility… to name a few. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.