Electrical Engineering Manager

Second Order Effects

Second Order Effects

51-200 employees

Engineering consulting

Industrial & Manufacturing
Consumer Goods

$145,140 - $191,790

Equity, Relocation Assistance


El Segundo, CA, USA

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, Systems Engineering, or related field
  • 7+ years in an electrical engineering design role for aerospace, hardware development, medical devices, renewable energy, or a related industry
  • 5+ years in a technical project management or leadership role in an engineering, production, or R&D environment
  • 3+ years of experience managing, mentoring, and leading engineers in the design and development of novel electrical systems
  • Expertise with respect to end-to-end electronics design from requirements generation through schematic, layout, fabrication, and hardware bring-up
  • Excellent communication skills for interfacing with internal engineering teams and external suppliers and customers
  • Experience writing technical requirements and managing engineering projects; ability to recognize project risk, scope creep, and missing critical requirements
  • Design and champion a roadmap geared towards establishing excellence with respect to EE technical output and ensuring the successful execution of projects in multiple industries (aerospace, robotics, renewable energy, medical devices, etc.)
  • Manage, mentor, and guide the EE functional team and mature the team’s current core competencies and skill sets
  • Set clear expectations for the EE team and effectively manage resources to enable team and project efficiency
  • Strategically develop and invest in infrastructure that will enable the growth and success of Electrical Engineers at SOE
  • Partner with Business Development (BD) to identify new opportunities and scope electrical work
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to set company-wide engineering strategies

Second Order Effects (SOE) is an engineering consultancy that transforms uncertainty into fully functional hardware and software. We work on projects at various stages of development and scope; we perform analysis, build prototypes, and take products to market. Our cross-disciplinary team solves critical problems across numerous industries, including automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, industrial automation, biomedical, green energy, and marine. Our designs control rocket engines, manage satellite communications, generate safety-overrides for self-driving cars, and are enjoyed by consumers around the world.

Company Stage


Total Funding



El Segundo, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Competitive compensation + equity incentive plan

100% employer-paid health insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision) for employees + 50% dependent coverage

Flexible paid time off policy + 11 paid holidays + 12 paid sick days

401(k) retirement account and employer matching (Safe Harbor 4%)

Hybrid working arrangements

Paid parental leave

Relocation assistance available if 50+ miles away from the office

Electric Vehicle (EV) charging ports

Casual dress code

Daily catered lunches, snacks, and accessible kitchen