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Senior Electrical Engineer

Lotus Labs

Lotus Labs

Other Engineering
San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023

We believe Technology should be optimized for disability and usable by all.

Technology is often designed to further enhance the lives of non-disabled individuals, leaving others by the wayside. Lotus Labs aims to combine universal design with inclusive design - optimizing for these ‘corner cases’ and making navigation in a non-disabled-friendly space easier, thereby benefiting us all.

If you’re passionate about technology making a difference in the lives of people with limited mobility, let’s talk!

As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you will work closely with a small team of A+ players - including the geographically dispersed founding team - to help evolve and improve the existing Lotus offerings. Attributes of your work environment will include:

  • High autonomy
  • High impact
  • Broad exposure to all aspects of the business
  • Remote-friendly & Flexible hours
  • An informal yet driven pursuit of excellence
  • A life-work balance (not work-life balance)

*Key Responsibilities: *

  • Establishing end-user requirements, drafting engineering specifications, creating a design to meet those specifications and appropriate documentation of processes
  • New technology proof-of-concept investigations
  • Architecture and component down-selection using key performance metrics
  • System analytical modeling, design simulation & analysis for prediction
  • Develop advanced algorithms & mechanical designs with the FW & PD teams
  • Rapid prototyping and creating miniaturized, manufacturable electronic systems
  • System bring-up, characterization, testing and validation
  • Circuit design – schematic capture & layout of boards and flexes
  • Design of Experiments (DOE) creation, execution and data analysis
  • Analyzing engineering and production data to appropriately modify the product design
  • Maintaining good communication with team members, internally and externally, to ensure effective collaboration and provide updates on key developmental checkpoints
  • Business travel (as needed) to support product development

*Required Qualifications: *

  • Bachelors in electrical engineering with 5+ years of industry related experience
  • Strong background in EE having experience in multi-disciplinary processes and designs
  • Experience with hands-on testing, debugging and validation
  • Background in control systems and algorithm development
  • Proficiency with microcontrollers and microprocessors (Arduino, Raspberry Pi, etc.)
  • Proficiency in coding (Python, C/C++, etc.) & simulation SW (MATLAB, SPICE, etc.)
  • Familiarity with FEA, mechanical design principles and materials analysis
  • Experience with wireless protocol
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to take ownership and thrive in a start-up environment with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills & leadership skills

*Preferred Qualifications: *

  • M.S. or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics or industry equivalent experience
  • Experience with healthcare devices, wearable technology, and/or consumer tech
  • Interest and experience working in the disability space
  • Experience in supporting contract manufacturers with high volume manufacturing
  • Track record of working closely with remote cross-functional teams (Mechanical, Software, Product etc.) and delivering high quality tech products.

At Lotus Labs, we not only value and celebrate diversity but absolutely depend and thrive on the experiences of our vibrant community! We are a proud equal opportunity employer and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all.