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Senior Electrical Engineer

RISE Robotics

RISE Robotics

Other Engineering
Somerville, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

About RISE™Robotics

Founded in 2011 by graduates of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Rhode Island School of Design, RISE™ Robotics is a high-growth technology company backed by The Engine, a Tough Tech venture capital fund built by MIT, Greentown Labs, and Techstars. RISE™ Robotics is leading the way to Zero Emission heavy machinery by providing the world's most efficient and productive alternative to hydraulics.

Role & Opportunity

At this pivotal point in company growth, RISE™ is looking for a passionate and team-oriented Senior Electrical Engineer to join us in shaping the future of heavy duty linear actuation and heavy machinery. This key team member will bring proficiency in controls applications and power electronics, emphasizing schematic capture and layout using Altium Designer. This role will require a blend of independent work and effective collaboration within a growing team, with the potential to take on leadership responsibilities as the company scales.

In This Role You Will:

  • Design PCBs for various applications, focusing on motion control, sensing, and communication
  • Lead system design by translating product and engineering requirements into detailed design documents
  • Execute schematic capture and PCB layout using Altium Designer
  • Review and document proposed RISE™ Cylinder applications
  • Conduct board and system-level electronics tests for validation and setup
  • Define and implement team processes to support effective communication and scalability
  • Conduct electronics assembly and modification when necessary
  • Enhance and manage component libraries in Altium, contributing to standards documentation
  • Participate in manufacturing processes, including test design, vendor qualification, and quality assurance
  • Provide training and mentorship, and foster a culture of growth and collaboration among team members
  • Assist in engineering-related recruitment and hiring processes

Ideally You Have:

  • 7-10 years of experience in electromechanical systems design, prototyping, and validation, including electric vehicles, robots, or similar machinery
  • Extensive background in electronic design, encompassing PCBs, wiring harnesses, and systems for controlling electromechanical devices
  • Proven experience in vehicle integration and debugging, ensuring seamless functionality within complex systems
  • Proficiency in establishing and maintaining vendor relationships
  • Involvement in the full product lifecycle, from development to market delivery
  • Experience working cross-functionally in a dynamic, high tech, startup environment

Competitive compensation package, including equity options

  • Health, dental, life, and disability insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance policy- RISE™ pays 70% of the premium
  • 401(k) program
  • Twenty days PTO and ten office holidays
  • Flexible/hybrid work options
  • Weekly lunches and company outings (holiday parties, milestone celebrations)
  • Free parking/T accessible
  • Located in Union Square