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Electrical Engineer

Chicago, Illinois
21 Sep 2022

Electrical Engineer

Chicago, IL


Electrical Engineer will join the Connected Devices research and development team, which creates new consumer-facing agricultural IoT products and is fully responsible for design, prototyping, testing, regulatory certification, and manufacturing. This job is not about designing anonymous widgets, it is an opportunity to make a substantial contribution to our development effort and to make a meaningful impact in people's lives while doing work that you love.

Electrical Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Take part in every aspect of the product's lifecycle, creating real products that improve outcomes for farmers around the world.
  • Circuit design and Circuit Testing.
  • Manufacturing Support.
  • Regulatory work and documentation.

Electrical Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical/Computer Engineering or related field.
  • Five or more years of industry experience.
  • Experience working on consumer-facing products.
  • Electronic design knowledge and experience using a CAD/EDA package.
  • Ability to use test equipment (Oscilloscope, Spectrum Analyzer, etc.) to prototype and test circuits.
  • Able to work across teams with other engineers and programmers to design IoT products.
  • Effective communication skills, technical writing skills and good organization.

Electrical Engineer Preferred Qualifications:

  • Farming experience and knowledge of modern agricultural technology.
  • Experience with high volume electronics manufacturing and testing finished PCB assemblies.
  • Experience working with microcontrollers and common digital buses like USB, CAN, I2C, SPI, etc.
  • Strong analog fundamentals and RF experience.
  • Experience using Altium Designer to create libraries, schematics, and board layouts.
  • Knowledge of digital radio technologies like LTE, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and industry testing (i.e. FCC, CE, CB, PTCRB, Verizon, etc.).
  • Ability to write and maintain programs in Python and C.
  • Understand how to use and maintain desktop Linux systems.
  • Willing to travel (~20%) for meetings, manufacturing, and visiting suppliers.
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