Full-Time

Senior Electrical Engineer

Lightship RV

Lightship RV

51-200 employees

Designs and produces electric, aerodynamic RV trailers

Hardware
Consumer Goods

Senior

Broomfield, CO, USA

Required Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
Altium
Requirements
  • BS, MS (preferred), or above in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 8 years experience as an electrical design engineer
  • Excellent knowledge of electrical schematics and control circuitry
  • Proven experience in microprocessor and associated peripheral design
  • Understanding of communication hardware interfaces such as CAN, I2C, WiFi, and Bluetooth
  • Highly experienced in circuit simulation
  • Experience with schematic capture and PCB layout tools such as Altium
  • Comfortable with high voltage test equipment
  • General understanding of electric power systems
  • General understanding of automotive standards for PCBAs
  • Self-directed and motivated to design the best system possible
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Onsite work required for hybrid roles
Responsibilities
  • Create board requirements from high level product requirement
  • Electrical component analysis and selection
  • Design main control and interface circuitry for vehicle
  • Design and/or support design of PCBs
  • Fully bench test completed PCBAs
  • Work closely with software team to verify functionality
  • Help develop control software for FPGAs/CPLDs
  • Develop and execute a test suite to ensure performance and reliability
  • Support integration testing via data analysis, troubleshooting, and debugging
  • Support supplier management and requirements definition
  • Provide input in manufacturing of PCBAs
  • Collaborate with other teams to optimize system design
  • Lead circuit design reviews
  • Technical mentorship and guidance to growing team of electrical engineers

Lightship, a hardware startup founded by Tesla veterans, is making a significant impact in the $26B recreational vehicle industry by developing an aerodynamic, battery-powered trailer, addressing the environmental concerns and range anxiety associated with traditional gas RVs. With a strong foothold in San Francisco and Boulder, the company is expanding its operations with a new production facility in Colorado, indicating robust growth and commitment to scaling production. Lightship's focus on technical advancement, coupled with its industry leadership in electric RVing, positions it as a desirable workplace for those passionate about sustainable travel solutions.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$61.2M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2020

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

31%

1 year growth

87%

2 year growth

313%