Senior Electrical Engineer

Modesto, California
Jan 26, 2024
Feb 14, 2024
Engineering, Electrical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Senior Hardware Engineer needed for climate change Ag-Tech startup. Full-time, direct hire position with a base salary up to $200,000. Onsite work in the Stanislaus area is a must.

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Salary: $150,000 - $200,000 per year

A bit about us:

Founded in 2021 to help tackle climate change, we are a venture capital-backed Ag-Tech startup on a mission to restore forests for future generations. We have a flexible, entrepreneurial environment which allows our employees to do their best work and achieve the professional growth that they have always wanted. We are currently on the lookout for a Senior Electrical Engineer to work with us in the Sonoma/Stanislaus Forest area.

Interested? Great! Feel free to apply to the Senior Mechanical Engineer position ASAP. On a side note, even if you do not fit all of the criteria for the Senior Design Engineer opening, we encourage you to apply anyway as we love speaking with talented people!

Why join us?
  • Base salary of $150,000-$200,000
  • Generous stock options. We're an early-stage company and we want you to benefit from the financial upside.
  • Flexible time off. We're a small, flexible team. Work hard and take time off when you need it.
  • Health insurance. Medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family.
  • Spend time in nature. This role enables you to spend time in national forests!

Job Details

We're looking for an experienced hardware engineer to own our electro-mechanical systems and drive innovation and productization. Ideal candidates have experience with autonomous systems and/or design for rugged environments and enjoy the outdoors, problem-solving, and working with their hands.

As a member of our early team, you'll work directly with our , and will be given significant ownership and responsibility.

What You Will Do

  • Design electrical enclosures, cable routing, power management, and thermal management for the machine's compute and sensing. Ensure robust hardware system designs, designing for shock, vibration, and dust ingress
  • Select and calibrate sensors for high reliability in outdoor operation. Design sensor shroudings for impact with trees and branches
  • Work with the software team to design & deploy hardware for autonomous vehicle operation, and the operations team to improve hardware based on feedback
  • Characterize system-level metrics such as latency and connectivity
  • Own our design database and supply chain
  • Develop in-woods test plans and follow company safety protocols during testing and project implementation

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience troubleshooting electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems
  • Extensive experience with CAD software such as SolidWorks, OnShape, or Inventor
  • Ability to design and build cable harnesses
  • Fabrication experience
  • Linux and command line experience
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

Bonus Point Qualifications

  • Autonomous vehicle experience
  • Work on industrial machinery such as agriculture, defense, or mining
  • Ethernet networking (e.g. IP configuration)
  • Robot Operating System (ROS), Gazebo, and Bazel
  • First Aid / CPR / first responder certifications
  • Ability to speak Spanish
  • Previous experience leading a hardware engineering team

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