Sr Electrical Engineer (Automation and Robotics)

Overall purpose and responsibilities of the role: As a Sr. Electrical Engineer, your core application experience and capability in electrical-mechanical systems design and controls will allow you to shine. 

You will work with a talented team to accelerate product development.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research and key component selection including sensors, actuators, controllers and any other relevant components
  • Implement workable communication and power distribution architectures
  • Prepare peak and average power budgets based on carefully defined use cases
  • Specify IO and prepare wire harness drawings ready for manufacturing
  • Compile data, prepare trade studies and present information in written and verbal form
  • Design and prepare electrical schematics and block diagrams with supporting best practice calculations
  • Develop electrical system budgets including estimating labor, material and any other relevant costs
  • Lead technical teams in the following:Ideation of electrical-mechanical systems architecture, data and power electrical systems
  • Development of test plans and executing hardware integration, testing, debug and validation
  • Development of electrical systems that meet use-case, technical, operational, manufacturing, cost and schedule requirements


  • Focus: Targets and achieves results, set challenging goals, prioritizes tasks, overcome obstacles, accepts accountability, sets team standards and responsibilities, provides leadership/motivation.
  • Creativity/Innovation: Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, takes risks, supports change, encourages innovation, solves problems creatively.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility: Adapts to change, open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, adjusts plans to meet changing needs

Must-have Skills / Qualification:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering and/or other relevant educational background
  • 3-5 years of electrical engineering experience both system-level thinking and component-level
  • development from the following industries:
  • Robotics – Highly desired
  • Automation
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills
  • Experience with implementing embedded software on microcontrollers
  • Experience designing custom PCB’s (in Altium or equivalent) and preparing schematics for manufacturing
  • Experience (physically) building electrical harnesses and/or populating custom PCBs
  • Keen ability to identify and foresee technical risk,and engineering mindset of addressing risks early

Highly advantageous but not required:

  • Bachelors or Masters (or equivalent)
  • 8+ or more years of industrial experience
  • successfully developing real robotic/automation systems
  • In-depth robot/automation hardware design experience
  • Experience using Simulink and writing high-level controls and state-machine firmware
  • Experience developing high-voltage battery systems

Additional Information

Career Level

8+ Years Experienced Employee

Years of Experience

8 years


Bachelor’s/College Degree

Job Type


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