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Electrical Engineer 45 views

South San Francisco, CA

About Us
Agtonomy is a hybrid autonomy and tele-assist service platform that turns tractors and other equipment into autonomous machines. A robust sensor suite and custom software stack enable remote modes of operation with a higher margin of safety than conventional equipment. Agtonomy, through its OEM partners, will address both local agriculture skilled labor shortages and broader land maintenance operations, including wildfire prevention through land clearing. 
About the role
We are looking for a dynamic and problem-solving Electrical Engineer to join our Hardware team. You will be responsible for the electrical design of new and existing autonomous vehicle systems through the entire product lifecycle. You will coordinate with other hardware, software, program management, and business teams to design, implement, and iterate on solutions.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ownership of the electrical technical specification, design, integration, and release of autonomous agriculture vehicle systems.
  • Design schematics, board layouts, and wire harnesses for various systems such as battery management, power, I/O, lighting, actuators, sensors, and microcontrollers
  • Select components that are performant, cost-conscious, and available.
  • Develop power, electrical, and thermal budgets and models
  • Troubleshoot issues, determine root causes, design and implement corrective and preventative solutions
  • Create and execute test plans, analyze data and work with other teams on how to improve tested systems.
  • Work closely with external partners to devise solutions that meet system goals around safety, performance, and cost.
  • Facilitate technical discussions through all program phases with internal and cross-functional stakeholders and drive escalation where necessary.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional vehicle development leads in engineering (ME, SW), supply chain, program management with the goal of driving alignment on program execution details, planning, and readiness.
  • Work with program management to plan development schedules, builds, and resolve supply chain issues.
  • What you’ll bring:

  • BSEE and 5+ years of relevant experience (including MSEE/PhD degrees with professional engineering experience)
  • 2+ years of experience in a professional and product driven environment
  • Experience working in low-volume prototype environments. Able to work on the floor with technicians during build events to identify issues, and rapidly iterate solutions.
  • Strong experience with EE CAD tools such as Eagle, Altium, and/or OrCAD
  • Strong experience with lab tools such as power supplies, oscilloscopes, DMMs, and protocol analyzers.
  • Strong experience with soldering, probing, and debugging
  • Experience designing low level microcontrollers PCBs and IO circuitry
  • Experience with component selection and procurement
  • Experience with PCBA outsourcing and DFM
  • Startup experience is a major plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn about new technology
  • Able to support periodic domestic and international travel.
  • What makes you a strong fit:

  • Experience with robotics/mechatronics with complex custom board designs
  • Experience with low level firmware development 
  • Experience with motor controllers, relays, contactors, and fuses
  • Experience with DC/DC converters, LDOs, and battery chargers.
  • Experience with integrated compute modules such as the NVIDIA Jetson line of products.
  • Experience with both monocular and stereo cameras 
  • Experience with several of the following: SSD storage, displays, and input devices, ultrasonic sensors, radars, lidars, WiFi, LTE, 5G, LoRa, and satellite connectivity
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    • Company Address South San Francisco, CA 94015
    • City South San Francisco
    • Location California
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