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Electrical Engineer / Embedded Hardware Engineer

Company: Swarm Technologies
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

About SwarmSwarm -is enabling global connectivity with the world's most affordable satellite network. Backed by the founders of Paypal, Boingo, Earthlink, Yammer, and more, Swarm is making IoT connectivity accessible everywhere on Earth, at all times. With 120 satellites already in orbit, Swarm provides connectivity to customers across agriculture, maritime, logistics, global development, energy, etc. From creating more efficient global supply chains and reducing crop spoilage, to tracking endangered species and monitoring water access in Africa, the number of use cases that the Swarm network supports is almost unlimited.Swarm developed the world's smallest communication satellite, and will have 150 in orbit by the end of 2021. Our team ambitiously handles everything in-house, from hardware and software, to design, testing, regulatory, marketing, sales, and more. This allows us to move quickly, be agile to changes in demand, and constantly improve our products.We are a small, scrappy team that moves quickly and takes calculated, data-driven risks. We are collaborative and support one another everyday. We're looking for team members who are eager to wear many hats, want to have a major impact within a company, and are ready to jump into a high-growth, high-velocity startup environment.The roleAs an Electrical / Embedded Hardware Engineer, you will prototype, design, build, and be actively involved in testing customer satellite data modems that will communicate to the Swarm space constellation. You will own the entire lifecycle of design, working with other team members to take input, encompass changes, and cull requirements to create new devices that meet an exacting level of precision. You must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) and be able to work out of our lab in Mountain View, CA.Your impact

  • Collaborate with Swarm's engineering and sales teams to create new devices capable of communicating to the Swarm satellites, and meet an exacting level of design precision.
  • Own the entire lifecycle of design, including the creation of rapid prototypes, CAD/CAM of practical, low cost devices, BOM creation and part selection, and working with CMs to identify and correct design flaws.
  • Be -responsible for the complete design, taking input as needed and encompassing changes as required.
  • Requires solid team skills to test all aspects of hardware design, RF systems including GPS, WiFi/Bluetooth performance, power consumption, -EMI shielding, -and RF noise immunity.
  • Must be comfortable as a self starter that can work with management and other team members to cull out requirements, and design criteria.What we're looking for
    • 2+ years of experience as an electrical engineer.
    • Worked at a startup or with small, fast-paced teams on hardware development.
    • Proficient with industry standard PCB layout tools (e.g. Altium, etc.) for layout and BOM creation.
    • Experience working with PCB board houses during PCB manufacturing, and designing for at-scale manufacturing.
    • Experience designing embedded systems, DC-DC convertors, power supplies, and RF filters.
    • Prior experience designing RF communications products preferred.
    • Prior experience designing hardware systems for battery powered operations preferred.What you'll get with Swarm
      • The opportunity to create and deploy truly world-changing technology with a significant impact.
      • Constant learning from your colleagues and our amazing array of international customers. -
      • True impact, autonomy, and ownership over your work, including cross-functional collaboration and working closely with our co-founders.
      • Rapid career growth and development opportunities within a high-growth startup environment.
      • Competitive compensation with equity in a high-growth company and benefits.Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.Swarm is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Keywords: Swarm Technologies, Mountain View , Electrical Engineer / Embedded Hardware Engineer, Professions , Mountain View, California

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