Senior Electrical Engineer - (Electrical-Mechanical Systems Design & Controls)

Job Type: Full-Time


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

Values

  • 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

Competencies:

  • Responsibilities/Outcomes Focus: Targets and achieves results, sets challenging goals, prioritizes tasks, overcomes obstacles, accepts accountability, sets team standards and responsibilities, provides leadership/motivation.
  • Creativity/Innovation: Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, takes risks, supports change, encourages innovation, solves problems creatively.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility: Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, adjusts plans to meet changing needs.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering and/or other relevant educational background and mastery 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
  • Lead technical teams in the following:
  • Ideation of electrical-mechanical systems architecture, data and power electrical systems
  • Development of test plans and executing hardware integration, testing, debug and validation
  • Development of electrical systems that meet use-case, technical, operational, manufacturing, cost and schedule requirements
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills to levels above, below and in-line
  • In-depth robot/automation hardware design experience with both system-level thinking and component-level development
  • Experience with implementing embedded software on microcontrollers
  • Experience designing custom PCB’s (in Altium or equivalent) and preparing schematics for manufacturing
  • Experience (physically) building electrical harnesses and/or populating custom PCBs
  • Keen ability to identify and foresee technical risk, and engineering mindset of addressing risks early

Preferred Additional Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters (or equivalent)
  • 8+ or more years of industrial experience successfully developing real robotic/automation systems
  • Experience using Simulink and writing high-level controls and state-machine firmware
  • Experience developing high-voltage battery systems

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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.