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Hardware Engineer

Location: Los Altos, CA or UK, CA

Department: Hardware Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Electric Imp is a fast growing and innovative startup that makes it possible to connect all sorts of devices and products to the Internet through our software tools, cloud services and hardware solution. Our powerful platform is accessible and scalable to a broad range of uses, providing Internet of Things connectivity solutions for the hobbyist maker all the way up to enterprise wide applications in a variety of industrial sectors. We’re a small team of diverse professionals from Apple, Google, Roku and more. Together we’re working on something truly revolutionary, and we need your help! Learn more at electricimp.com

Wanted: Hardware Engineer

If you love to help a product grow from the first hand soldered prototype to the millionth unit sitting on the shelves of a major retailer, come check us out.  You can turn your professional hobby to create IoT products for multiple industries, including bio-tech, industrial applications, home appliances and consumer electronics. The enormous potential of what we are doing is only what we are starting to dream about. In our dynamic, fast paced environment, the ideal Hardware Engineer candidate will be creative, resourceful and truly innovative at engineering unique and well thought out HW and SW solutions.  This is literally a hands-on opportunity to build new and clever inventions utilizing  our cloud, APIs and Imp hardware.

Your Opportunity:

  • Conceiving, designing, implementing and building novel internet connected devices
  • Working with other engineers to review schematics and provide feedback
  • Building support relationships with customers
  • Collaborate with software team to develop test hardware and infrastructure
  • Be proactive at recognizing problems to troubleshoot and resolve effectively
  • Soldering small surface mount components for various prototypes

What's needed:

  • 5+ years of building hardware systems or consumer electronic parts
  • Strong Electrical or Computer Engineering fundamentals
  • Experience with 100K+ production volumes
  • Experience in embedded and/or high level programming
  • Experience with cellular systems and certifications highly valued
  • Comfortable capturing schematics and layout in Altium, ConceptHDL, or similar CAD program
  • Enjoy working closely with a small team, but aren't afraid to take care of business on your own
  • Experience with lab tools such as a spectrum analyzer, oscilloscopes and DMMs
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