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July 31, 2014 AT 9:33 pm

Wireless Systems Architect Needed / Adafruit Jobs Board

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Wireless Systems Architect Needed / Adafruit Jobs Board

ABOUT THE ROLE: goTenna is seeking a wireless systems architect with strong experience in RF and networking. The ideal candidate should have a track record in designing innovative solutions to unique wireless networking problems, particularly ad-hoc networks. The ability to code for and work with MATLAB is required.

The person in this role would work alongside our hardware and firmware engineers to implement a scalable wireless systems architecture for goTenna at the firmware level across a variety of products and devices.

Requirements & desired skills:

~ Masters or higher in electrical engineering, with a focus in networking/communications

~ 5+ years of experience solving and implementing networking solutions desired

~ Experience in hardware desirable

~ Experience with embedded system engineering strongly desired

This is a full-time position based in Brooklyn, reporting to the CTO. Compensation package includes: annual salary, equity, benefits (100% of premiums covered), a $2,000 technology stipend, and a month of holidays and PTO each year.

ABOUT THE COMPANY:goTenna is a Williamsburg, Brooklyn-based startup building products that enable completely decentralized communication. We’re starting with an eponymous device that, paired with your smartphone, lets you communicate with friends even when you have no cell or data service. goTenna aims to become a part of everyone’s technology essentials, reducing our reliance on cell towers and wi-fi routers, and providing users the ability to create a network on their terms, anywhere in the world, free from charges or fees. We care a ton about what we’re building — from both philosophical and technological perspectives — and our team, which started to work together at the NYC Resistor hackspace, is a scrappy group (6 FT + 2 interns), armed with a seed round of venture capital from some really nice folks (incl. Collaborative Fund, Bloomberg Beta, Andreessen Horowitz, Brooklyn Bridge, MentorTech). Our office is stocked with snacks and friendly, smart people who like teaching and learning from each other.

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