Hardware Engineering Project Manager

Cambridge, MA

The team

Superpedestrian brings together a team of extraordinary people for one vision: transforming micromobility worldwide. Shared micromobility - fleets of scooters, bicycles, and e-bikes - is the future of global transportation. As the industry evolves, operators and riders are demanding safer, more reliable, cost-effective solutions. At Superpedestrian, we develop new technologies to revolutionize and scale micromobility.

Founded out of the MIT Senseable City Lab and backed by leading venture investors General Catalyst and Spark Capital, Superpedestrian’s first product was the Copenhagen Wheel - an award-winning consumer e-bike product. In 2019, Superpedestrian launched the world's first smart scooter designed and engineered for shared mobility. Our vehicles are deployed around the world and we’re rapidly scaling our team and vehicle deployments. Join us as we revolutionize personal transit for a sustainable future.

Superpedestrian is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We work in close-knit, cross-functional teams. 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 a, Hardware Engineering Project Manager to coordinate development projects for our internal R&D team in Cambridge, MA. You will be responsible for coordinating resources and tasks to ensure the overall quality and execution of projects.


What you'll do:

  • Manage action items to ensure that our mechanical, electrical and embedded software teams are hitting their targets.
  • Coordinate and track design iterations and dynamic changes during development builds.
  • Clearly communicate technical issues involving complex electromechanical systems across technical teams and with supply chain/manufacturing teams.
  • Coordinate all design testing activities including alpha and beta unit testing and inbound needs from agency approvals (eg. UL, ETL, TUV, etc.).

What we're looking for:

  • Required: BS in Engineering or a related technical field, plus Microsoft Project experience.
  • Demonstrated experience managing the NPI process for complex technology projects with aggressive schedules and evolving product requirements.
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks with constant changes.
  • 5+ years of experience in a product development environment with consumer electronics, electromechanical, and/or robotic systems.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and work in an extremely fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working with a Contract Manufacturer, with consumer electronics, and with Chinese suppliers are 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
  • 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, and a grill for our frequent cookouts
  • Regular social events, team lunches, and weekly beer runs (often by bike)

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