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Senior Electrical Engineer - Everyday Robots

Company: X, the moonshot factory
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

X is Alphabet's moonshot factory. We are a diverse group of inventors and entrepreneurs who build and launch technologies that aim to improve the lives of millions, even billions, of people. Our goal: 10x impact on the world's most intractable problems, not just 10% improvement. We approach projects that have the aspiration and riskiness of research with the speed and ambition of a startup.The TeamBorn from X, the moonshot factory, and working alongside teams at Google, we're building a new type of robot. One that can learn by itself, to help anyone with (almost) anything. With one foot in today, and the other in tomorrow, we seek to turn the helper robots of science fiction novels into reality. Doing this requires taking on the hardest problems in robotics. All so we can work towards a future where helper robots are a part of a better everyday, for everyone.We know that no company, no moonshot, no wild idea is greater than the efforts of the people behind it. Our team is thoughtful, driven and deliberately diverse, working together in a creative and collaborative environment, where everyone's perspectives and expertise is valued.We're looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer. Find out more about us, and meet the people behind the robots on our website.Your ImpactWe're looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer with experience designing power systems for high power low voltage systems (up to 60V) to work with a small, focused and fast paced team in the design and implementation of electrical systems involved in the Everyday Robot Project.ResponsibilitiesDesign the power system for our Everyday robotsDebug and failure analysis of power related issues with the robotsPartner with vendors on battery designSupport EE team members designing other electrical subsystems on the robot ( sensing, actuation, compute)Minimum QualificationsPower electronics design experience. Hands-on experience in validation testing and failure analysis of PCBAs.Proficiency in schematic capture and layout for power electronics. Experience with Altium Designer is a plus.Good communication and time management skills, demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally, with technical and non-technical collaboratorsWillingness to pick up and improve on unfamiliar analysis toolsAn interest in working on a small, fast paced teamPreferred QualificationsExpertise in battery and BMS designGeneralist with knowledge about sensors/ actuators/ high speed PCB designsPassion for roboticsExperience with EMI solutionsProficiency in the NPI process and experience shipping productAt Everyday Robots, we don't just accept differences - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.If you require additional accommodations during the interview process, please let us know.

Keywords: X, the moonshot factory, Mountain View , Senior Electrical Engineer - Everyday Robots, Other , Mountain View, California

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