Hardware Development Engineer

Cambridge, MA

The team

Superpedestrian brings together a team of extraordinary people for one vision: transforming urban mobility around the world. We are focused on developing the new standard(s) in bike and tech integration and solving the challenges of managing and maintaining large numbers of motorized vehicles. We do this by working with ride-hailing and bike-sharing companies to create electric-bike fleets that provide optimal safety, reliability, and enjoyable riding experiences throughout the world.

Additionally, our consumer facing product the Copenhagen Wheel, is the first human-enhancing transportation technology available to the mass market. Almost any bike can now be equipped with the Copenhagen Wheel, which senses the rider’s motions and amplifies their pedaling power by up to 10 times using the drive system embedded within the sleek red hub. We have an exclusive license to this piece of MIT technology and together, our team is transforming the daily commutes of thousands of consumers across the globe. Join us as we revolutionize personal transit for a sustainable future.

Superpedestrian is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We care about your skills and your character and we celebrate what makes us diverse. If we think there’s a good fit, we will get in touch. Please, no phone calls or recruiters.

Who you are

Superpedestrian is seeking Electronic and Electrical Engineers to support the design, optimization and execution of embedded hardware development. The work will include highly integrated and innovative design to support product development all the way through production and test. You should have experience with the iterative product development cycle with exposure to electromechanical systems that involve batteries, motors, and sensors.

What you’ll do:

  • Design and develop electrical hardware modules for Superpedestrian’s fleet electric vehicles (shared e-bikes and e-scooters).
  • Be responsible for electrical design from concept through release to full-scale manufacturing.
  • Create and supervise the implementation of validation and test methods for both prototype and production level hardware.
  • Engage in cross-company collaboration between electrical, mechanical, firmware, manufacturing and other teams.

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience with a BS in Electronic or Electrical Engineering or other relevant field.
  • Demonstrated successful experience bringing a product or assembly through its entire lifecycle from initial concept to production manufacturing.
  • Experience with electric propulsion systems, energy storage (batteries), and dynamic assemblies is a strong plus.
  • Experience in some or all of the following disciplines is required:
  • Multi-cell high-current lithium ion battery management.
  • Power electronics for brushless DC motor control.
  • Design of wiring, cabling, shielding, noise management, transient suppression, electrical packaging, heat sinking, and analog circuit design.
  • Experience designing microcontroller systems with multiple communication protocols (CAN, I2C, SPI, Bluetooth, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of C or C++ programming language in an embedded environment.
  • Proficiency in circuit schematic capture and layout.
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and leadership skills.
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced start-up environment.

You must be legal to live and work in the USA permanently and for any employer to be considered for this role.

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
  • An opportunity to work alongside some of the largest companies in the bike share, urban mobility and transportation space
  • 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 renovated warehouse with a private courtyard in the heart of Cambridge
  • A full kitchen, stocked with an intimidatingly wide range of hot sauces, and a grill for our frequent cookouts
  • Regular social events, team lunches, weekly beer runs (often by bike), and a bi-weekly running club

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