Electrical Engineer

Posted on 6/4/2024



51-200 employees

Precision handheld routing and cutting tools

Industrial & Manufacturing
Robotics & Automation

Mid, Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Experience doing schematic capture and PCB layout of digital and analog systems
  • Have designed production-quality circuit boards
  • Experience validating custom PCBAs and electromechanical assemblies
  • Strong laboratory skills and practices
  • Comfort using electrical validation hardware (oscilloscopes, power supply, programmable load, spectrum analyzer, etc.)
  • A strong understanding of fundamental E&M concepts, analog circuit design, digital logic, and computer architecture design
  • Experience with robotics (mechatronics, control systems design/algorithms, sensors)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English)
  • Familiarity working with microcontroller systems (like Arduino or bare metal 8-bit, 16-bit, or 32-bit ARM MCUs)
  • Experience in working with embedded Linux systems like the Raspberry Pi or BeagleBone (ARM A-Class application processors)
  • Excellent at hand-soldering, down to 0201-sized passive components
  • Good problem solving and debugging skills
  • Excitement to explore an entirely new field and develop products that real users will depend on
  • Implement novel electronic designs for new products, prototypes, and factory fixtures
  • Debug, build, and rework PCBAs, cable harnesses, test fixtures and more using standard laboratory equipment
  • Design rigid and flex PCBAs from concept to completion
  • Execute DOEs (Design of Experiment) for various purposes
  • Write testing software to automate analysis of designs and implement test fixture functionality
  • Interface with mechanical and embedded software teams
  • Perform electrical and electromechanical validation on assemblies
  • Become an expert on safety and certification standards
  • Write documentation and use Git-Based version control for hardware and software

Shaper Tools specializes in enhancing the craft of making through the Origin System, a handheld precision routing tool. By integrating advanced technologies like location tracking and active motion control, the tool streamlines and optimizes freehand cutting processes. This dedication to merging cutting-edge tech with user-friendly design not only highlights the company's leadership in digital precision cutting tools but also fosters a culture of innovation and precision. With a focus on reliability and accuracy, it’s an ideal workplace for those passionate about pioneering within the tool and craft industries.

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San Francisco, California



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