littleBits is looking for a highly skilled and experienced electrical or electronics engineer to lead our engineering team. You will lead development on the current and next littleBits product line including (but not limited to) ideation, circuit design, sourcing, PCB fabrication, assembly, researching and designing schematics, laying out boards, etc. You will help develop the engineering team and liaise with our production manager, product designer, community manager and CEO.
10+ years experience
Master’s Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering
Proficiency in Eagle Layout Editor
Experience managing a team
Experience getting a product to production
Proficiency in electronic simulation software and high proficiency in analog and digital electronics
Experience in electronics manufacturing including testing requirements, certifications and developing QA procedures
Strong hardware programming skills
The chance to get in at the ground level of a world-changing company
Competitive Salary (commensurate with experience)
Fun, creative and challenging work environment
Position is full-time
Position is in the West Village, Manhattan, New York
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