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Vice President, R&D Hardware Engineering at iRobot

Elements Image Bedford, MA   Elements Image Full Time, Remote

Responsibilities:

  • Build a highly functional organization that grows our talent and successfully delivers our product portfolio. 
  • Identify emerging trends and customer requirements by interfacing closely with Product Management.
  • Work with internal and external partners to explore and understand technology trends, and regularly communicate on those finding to design/development team leaders. 
  • Define strategic technical direction that will drive efficiency and differentiation. 
  • Provide oversight to development programs which create products in fulfillment of the product roadmap. 
  • Optimize the hardware team investments to leverage JDM/ODM partners and focus internal resources on innovation.  

Qualifications:

  • Experience developing consumer volume products.  
  • Demonstrated experience with JDM / ODM development. 
  • Experienced working for mid-large global organizations. 
  • Led global engineering development team of 150 or more mechanical, electrical or hardware engineers. 
  • Knowledge of component & production manufacturing in the Far East. 
  • Experience in Change Management in large organizations. 15 + years progressive relevant experience. 
  • Strong leadership capabilities. Ability to lead across multiple sites and engineering disciplines. Capable of attracting, managing, leading and developing top talent. 
  • Related Electrical and Mechanical engineering knowledge – at minimum a strength in one with working knowledge in the other. 
  • Comprehensive understanding of technical and business performance. 
  • Results oriented mindset with the ability to drive change. 
  • Global travel and engagement 

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Senior Embedded Test & Integration Engineer at Argo AI

Elements Icon Munich, Germany   Elements Image Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, test and maintain state-of-the-art safety-related PIL and HIL development test benches
  • Implement and execute integration tests on system level including test on CAN and Ethernet
  • Implement and execute integration tests on CPU and PCB level for CAN, Ethernet, SPI, I2C, DIO, ADC, etc using tools like Lauterbach debugger, logic-analyzer, CANoe, CANape, etc.
  • Collaborate with engineers across a variety of teams

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field
  • Min. Bachelor degree in computer science, automation, robotics, or similar
  • 5+ years experience in designing, implementing and maintaining safety-related PIL and HIL development test benches
  • 5+ years experience in testing safety-related embedded real-time software for microcontrollers
  • 5+ years experience in using and scripting tools like CANoe and CANape on CAN and Ethernet
  • 5+ years experience in developing python and linux shell scripts
  • Proven experience in device driver development for real time operating systems or bare metal software development using C and C++ is a plus
  • Proven experience in C++14 embedded development is a plus
  • Proven experience in Autosar based software development is a plus
  • English language spoken and written fluently
  • Strong presentation and communication skills

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Robotic Regulation and Compliance Engineer at Vecna Robotics

Elements Icon Waltham, MA   Elements Image Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Risk Analysis for our platforms and prescribe solutions to bridge the gaps. 
  • Design safety solutions for our AGV (automatous guided vehicle) products.
  • Design test procedures to validate our products’ continuous safety. 
  • Design, support, and maintain processes to ensure adherence to safety practices from the initial product prototyping to customer deployment. 
  • Proactively suggest improvements, solve problems, and escalate risks. 
  • Work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment as part of a multi-disciplinary team. 
  • Help build the smartest, safest robots in the world.  

Qualifications:

  • A strong engineering background 
  • Knowledge of applicable safety-related standards including:  
    • ANSI/ITSDF B56.5 
    • ANSI/RIA R15.08
    • ISO 13849-1  
  • Experience evaluating safety in the context of ISO 13849-1 and with the relevant tools used (e.g., SISTEMA) 
  • Industry experience applying safety standards to production products and processes 
  • Experience advocating for safety during product development across multiple engineering disciplines   
  • Experience with existing commercial, off-the-shelf PLd safety sensors and systems—specifically SICK safety scanners for mobile applications 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

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Senior Test Engineer - Hardware Systems at Simbe Robotics

Elements Icon San Francisco, CA   Elements Image Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Own reliability requirements, testing, troubleshooting, and system design improvements of Tally 3 robot generation.
  • Lead integration testing, debug, and roll-out (component > system > robot > fleet)
  • Design and implement automated test routines for production robots.
  • Statistically analyze data to provide design risk assessments. 
  • Work closely with the development partners, including managing technical assignments and providing detailed guidance. 
  • Guide the testing and certification teams and work on the electrical evaluation of Tally products and accessories. 

Required Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree in EE, CS, or other related engineering discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience in developing and debugging complex electromechanical or equivalent systems.
  • DevOps engineering experience in developing embedded systems.
  • Ability to follow electrical schematics for troubleshooting issues.
  • Working knowledge of firmware design with basic understanding of C or C++
  • Experience working with programming languages like Python & BASH and comfortable working in a Linux environment.
  • Superior analytical reasoning, organizational, communication, and prioritization skills.
  • Self-starter with aptitude for learning new disciplines as needed to solve problems.

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Principal Reliability Engineer at Vicarious Surgical

Elements Icon Waltham, MA   Elements Image Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and drive reliability improvement plans for the subsystems.
  • Develop a system level reliability model for both capital and disposable equipment. 
  • Generate and execute plan to empirically validate reliability model in an FDA setting.
  • Represent the reliability facet of the regulatory submission to the FDA.
  • Provide leadership to engineers and technicians performing the reliability testing.

About You:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Statistics, Mathematics or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a Reliability Engineering role.
  • Proven track record of excellence in Reliability.
  • Experience designing and performing tests.
  • Aerospace/Medical device reliability experience.
  • Experience working on a product through commercialization.
  • Strong statistical analysis skills.
  • Able to work effectively in and be a resource for a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Able to work independently and autonomously when necessary.
  • Able to effectively communicate ideas and take constructive criticism.
  • Confidence founded on sound engineering principle.
  • Ability to review subcontractor test proposals for environmental and reliability testing while validating sample sizes are appropriate.
  • Knowledgeable in electronic part stress analysis (PSA).

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Firmware/Hardware Engineer at Fetch Robotics

Elements Icon San Jose, CA   Elements Image Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Write low level embedded firmware to control real-time devices such as motors and sensors, as well as read inputs from various analog and digital sensor / image devices
  • Firmware support of designs with microcontrollers, microprocessors (ARM) and processor peripheral interfaces (USB, I2C, SPI,CAN, high speed serial interfaces) 
  • Support for building and testing of production test fixtures (hardware and firmware/software), utilizing existing company infrastructures, where necessary
  • Develop and maintain critical Safety-related firmware and be a key member of Fetch safety team (safety standards, conferences, documentation)
  • General digital and analog electrical design and support, where needed
  • Collaborate closely with the robot software department, working on low level drivers and interfacing to the higher level robot software
  • Support and execute transition of Hardware Engineering hardware/firmware designs from concept into manufacturing 
  • Build and test proof-of-concept and initial prototype hardware and firmware
  • Troubleshoot, debug and resolve electrical, firmware and/or software issues of existing products in the field, as needed
  • Interface with vendors and customers, as needed

Qualifications:

  • BS in Electrical, Robotics or Computer Engineering, or equivalent 
  • 5 years min of hands on experience
  • Firmware experience required (C++, C)
  • Solid understanding of scripting languages like Python
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering schematics and drawings
  • Experience with ECAD software desired: Eagle, Altium, or equivalent
  • Ability to write and review reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Familiarity with robotics, motion control and/or PID control systems a plus
  • Excitement about robots and a startup environment
  • Knowledge of Safety Standards a plus (R15.06, R5.08, ISO 26262, etc)

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Senior Acoustics Engineer (DSP) at Cruise

Elements Icon San Francisco, CA   Elements Image Full Time

What you’ll be doing:

  • Prototyping algorithms based on small data sets
  • Maturing existing algorithms - improving execution for speed or ease of implementation.
  • Analyze and process acoustic datasets in bulk: data sets are acquired through controlled tests and as well as regular operation of the fleet in real world conditions.
  • Support component and algorithm parameter tuning efforts for both in house and 3rd party systems

What you must have:

  • 5+ years of experience cumulative in acoustics, time series signal processing or speech processing, Matlab, C++, and algorithm development. 
  • Experience with spatial filtering, blind source separation, adaptive filters, or wind noise reduction algorithms
  • Familiarity of digital audio, protocols, and information theory
  • Proficiency with statistical data analysis and large datasets.
  • A foundation in electro-mechanical systems, and physical acoustics
  • Proficiency with version control and git
  • Strong organizational and both visual and verbal communication skills

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Robotics Hardware Engineer at Built Robotics

Elements Icon San Francisco, CA   Elements Image Full Time

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

As Robotics Hardware Engineer, you’ll get to re-imagine and design hardware for our fleet of autonomous heavy construction equipment. You’ll have a broad responsibility for scaling our hardware systems and testing for reliability in the field.  
 
Our robots are subject to harsh conditions — hot summer days, cold and rainy winters, high vibrations, shock, and dust. You’ll get to tackle these challenges head on, by sourcing new sensors for these rugged conditions and configuring them on the robots for optimal outcome. You’ll leverage your experience in mechanical and electrical design to increase reliability and longevity of our equipment by analyzing vibration and shock data, designing mounts with sound dynamic and vibrations engineering principles, and design setups for life cycle testing. 
 
You’ll create robust and replicable processes to streamline manufacturing of our AI guidance systems, and perform installations on equipment across the United States and Australia. You’ll develop best practices for managing a fleet of hardware systems and will work closely with our Software and Field Operations Engineers to debug, troubleshoot and resolve complex hardware issues in the field.

 

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS:

    • BS, MS, or PhD in mechanical engineering or related field
    • 2+ years of experience using a CAD software design package (e.g. Solidworks, Onshape, ProE, NX, or CATIA)
    • 2+ years of experience in electrical design
    • Familiarity with Python, Linux and ROS is a plus
    • Excellent hands-on technical ability, including prototype design and fabrication, soldering, metalworking and woodworking
    • Adaptability and flexibility to work in new situations, pick up new skills, and do what it takes to get the job done
    • Willingness to travel to job sites 1-2 times per month, according to the needs of the business

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ASIC Design Verification Engineer (C++) at Waymo

Elements Icon Mountain View, CA / New York, NY   Elements Image Full Time

In this role, you'll:

  • Work closely with the design team to define specifications and test plans
  • Execute on the test plan, including test development, reference model design, and failure debug
  • Contribute to the development of  overall verification infrastructure and tools
  • Collect and analyze coverage metrics
  • Advocate and establish verification best-practices

At the minimum, we'd like you to have:

  • 3+ years of experience with digital architecture and logic
  • Good software skills, including experience with C/C++ for reference model development
  • Advanced verification techniques like constrained random generation, functional coverage, and assertions
  • Experience with modern DV methodology such as UVM a big plus
  • Knowledge of System Verilog a big plus

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Hardware Engineer at Intuitive

Elements Icon Blacksburg, VA   Elements Image Full Time

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Independently applies expertise across broad range of design activities and scope to generate designs exhibiting best practices.
  • Assist in the investigation of optimal methods and equipment architecture to perform critical manufacturing operations.
  • Design and implement electronics to support manufacturing equipment from concept to full solution.
  • Document the equipment requirements, specifications, design, and operation in compliance with Good Manufacturing Processes (GMP).
  • Direct and perform qualification and validation on manufacturing equipment to fulfill company and government requirements.
  • Design, implement and test FPGA firmware.
  • Support and modify existing FPGA firmware.
  • Develop and support firmware testbenches.
  • Determine troubleshooting, maintenance, and calibration procedures for equipment.
  • Provide equipment-related technical support to on-going production operation and expansion.

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