Location: Everett, WA
Salary: DOE, plus benefits including PTO, 100% paid health care and dental, life insurance, profit sharing, and generous 401k
Pocock Racing Shells, a 100+ year old boat building company committed to the sport of rowing, is known throughout the rowing world as a leader in boat design innovation. We see a need in the sport for a new electronics product, and have started development on a prototype.
We are currently seeking an Electronics R&D Engineer to lead the development of this new consumer electronics product. This person will oversee all aspects of the project, including circuitry, software, sensor design, packaging, testing, and manufacturing. He or she will perform hands-on engineering tasks such as soldering, embedding systems prototyping, debugging, and testing.
- Overall project management from prototype to completion.
- Write and maintain software for microcontrollers.
- Design and maintain embedded circuitry.
- Design, build, calibrate, and test sensors.
- Evaluate and propose design changes in response to testing and customer feedback.
- Manage low-quantity component supply chain.
- Develop new features as project progresses.
- Ability to design digital and analog circuits involving sensors, LCD displays, and wireless communications.
- Electronics prototyping techniques including hand-building of circuits and soldering.
- Strong hands-on and creative problem solving skills.
- Proactive, strong decision-maker with risk-assessment and contingency planning skills.
- Excellent organizational and time management abilities.
- Ability to read/write software in C
- Ability to create and analyze PCB layouts for good layout and engineering practices.
- Solid analytical skills for root cause failure analysis of electronics circuits.
- Mechanical aptitude for construction of prototype packaging.
Required Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
- 1-5 year experience in embedded systems development.
- Experience in wireless communication.
Send your resume, cover letter, and answers to these two questions to Bill Tytus - email@example.com.
1. Describe an embedded electronics project or product that you have designed. What challenges did you face and how did you overcome them?
2. Given the following requirements, what wireless protocol would you recommend using?
- One transmitter, one receiver configuration
- Distance: 100 feet over water
- Data rate: 256 bytes per second
- Receivable by a standard consumer phone or tablet
- Least cost, all the above being satisfied
No phone calls please.