Senior Electrical Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Company Overview

RE2 Robotics was founded with one purpose: to develop technology that saves lives.

RE2 develops mobile robotic technologies that enable users to remotely interact with their world from a safe distance -- whether on the ground, in the air, or underwater. RE2 creates interoperable robotic manipulator arms with human-like performance, intuitive human robot interfaces, and advanced autonomy software.

We are dedicated to providing our employees with meaningful work in a creative environment. Without our talented team we wouldn't be able to develop incredible life-saving technology. Interested in developing technology that helps to save lives? Join our team!

Job Summary

The Senior Electrical Engineer works in a cooperative team environment with other electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, software engineers, designers and technicians. Designs, analyzes and tests robotic systems, sub-systems and components and supports them in production. Prepares design specifications, electrical CAD drawings, test specifications and technical reports. Reports to Manager of Electrical Engineering. At a fundamental level, the following requirements are absolute for this position.  

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering with at least seven (7) years of engineering work experience
  • Proficiency in electronic CAD and printed circuit board design (Altium preferred)
  • Proficiency of embedded hardware design and interfacing; microcontrollers; embedded communication protocols (CAN, Ethernet, I2C, SPI) with electromechanical machines
  • U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency in order to comply with Government Contract

Responsibilities and Duties

The Senior Electrical Engineer (SEE) reports to the electrical engineering department manager and is responsible for carrying out low to medium level development assignments with supervision. Works on collaborative project teams in conjunction with other development engineers and project managers. Manages own time on a daily basis according to project and departmental goals, milestones and budgets. Technical responsibilities include component and board level design engineering, analysis, concept development, detailed design including drawing development, board and sub-system build, integration, verification and production support. Works closely with outside printed circuit board assembly shops and cable assembly shops in both prototype building and production level fabrication. 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience with precision electro-mechanical machine design in low to medium quantities (1 to 1000 units)
  • Demonstrated ability to take responsibility for a sub-system design from the conceptual stage through fabrication
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully on development teams, meeting all technical, schedule and budget goals
  • Proficiency in design of wiring, cabling, shielding, noise management, transient suppression, electrical packaging, heat sinking, analog circuit design
  • Proficiency in frequency and time domain analysis, digital signal processing
  • Proficiency in motion control system analysis and design with brushless motors, encoders, Hall sensors
  • Working knowledge of mathematical analysis software, i.e MATLAB or MathCAD
  • Working knowledge of various sources of electrical power: batteries, high efficiency DC/DC conversion, power budgeting, 3-phase AC
  • Experience with robotic sensors such as: video cameras, LIDAR, force-torque
  • Working knowledge of C or C++ programming language; experience with real-time system design and debugging, embedded software development tools
  • Some knowledge of programmable devices (FPGA, CPLD, VHDL/Verilog)
  • Experience working within a formal quality control system which applies to process and manufacturing
  • Experience with cost estimating and time estimating
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills in English, experience making presentations to groups

Why join RE2 Robotics?

Check out our Recruiting page to learn all about the benefits of working for our thriving company! From Health Insurance to Taco Tuesday - check out many of the perks that make RE2 a great place to work!

General Information

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Hours: 40 hours/week
Compensation: We offer competitive salaries, company stock options, 401(k) plan, paid time off, and medical/dental/vision/life and disability insurance.

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