Product Test and Compliance Lead

Cambridge, MA

The team

Superpedestrian brings together a team of extraordinary people for one vision: transforming urban mobility. Our first move? Pedal power. We have an exclusive license to MIT’s Copenhagen Wheel, thousands of pre-order sales and backing from tier-one venture capital investors. Together, our team is now bringing the Wheel to the masses.

The Copenhagen Wheel is an electronic assist robot that responds seamlessly to how you ride. It makes biking a breeze. To work with us, you don’t have to be the world’s most obsessed cyclist, but you should possess a strong desire to change the way people everywhere move about cities. We’re revolutionizing personal transit for a sustainable future.

It should be a no-brainer: Superpedestrian is an equal opportunity employer, with women and minorities strongly encouraged to apply. We care about your skills and your character. If we think there’s a good fit, we will get in touch. So please, no phone calls or recruiters.

Who you are

Superpedestrian brings together design, robotics, and mobile technologies to develop new forms of human-powered mobility for cities. Our first product is the award-winning Copenhagen Wheel, licensed exclusively to Superpedestrian by MIT. People at Superpedestrian are both thinkers and doers with a wide variety of backgrounds. They are analytical and artistic, conservative and unconventional, methodical and whimsical. If you like making things, are creative, and committed to excellence, you may belong on our team. You will be expected to challenge and be challenged, create, and invent.

We are seeking a hands-on individual who will lead all aspects of product test and compliance.  As part of the engineering team, you will be responsible for designing and leading the testing of the Copenhagen Wheel to ensure safety and quality from design through production.

What you’ll do:

  • Be the subject matter expert for all product compliance related activities related to selling the Copenhagen Wheel worldwide
  • Manage the testing of the mechanical and electrical hardware, embedded software, and interaction with the mobile apps.
  • Provide guidance to the product development teams in terms of product regulatory requirements
  • Bring experience with using outside testing laboratories to determine the right partners for product testing.
  • Work closely with the engineering teams to develop and expand regression and release testing.
  • Drive the development of test plans, procedures, custom test equipment and reports.
  • Coordinate and implement regulatory and certification efforts.
  • Compile and maintain Superpedestrian’s technical files and compliance documentation

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of  experience in product compliance and testing in both hardware and embedded software.
  • BS in Engineering, with technical depth in at least one relevant domain.
  • Ability to collect and organize data and information from disparate sources to provide clear, concise summaries and conclusions.
  • Experience managing data in different digital systems such as Omnify PLM, Jira and Confluence
  • Experience working with legal counsel for product regulatory activities both domestic and international is a plus

What you can expect

  • A team of awesome, like-minded, driven people that support each other, and mentors from across the top echelons of industry
  • A competitive compensation and equity package as well as a 401(K) retirement savings plan
  • The choice of a wide range of health and dental insurance plans, a flexible spending account, short and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Flexible working hours, casual dress code, and unlimited paid vacation
  • The chance to have your voice heard and help shape Superpedestrian’s future
  • A gorgeous, dog-friendly workspace in a beautifully renovated warehouse with a private courtyard in the heart of Cambridge
  • A full kitchen, stocked with an embarrassingly wide range of hot sauces, and a grill for our frequent cookouts
  • Regular social events, team lunches, weekly beer runs, and a bi-weekly running club

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