Senior Electrical Engineer
Bedrock Ocean Exploration
Bedrock is operationalizing the largest Earth-exploration mission in human history. We're doing that by developing robotics & software to explore, map, and classify the entirety of Earth's ocean floor. The oceans are a critical component of climate stabilization. Our hope is to provide critical subsea data and infrastructure to further understand and predict the fundamental forces that support harmonious human existence on this planet.
About You and The Role
Our Engineering team is growing and we are looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join us in our Richmond, CA office. In addition to working alongside the CTO, you will collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of Mechanical, Electrical, and Software to develop our autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) system and supporting infrastructure. This is an exciting opportunity to get your hands dirty and help build something that will redefine ocean exploration.
Design, test, qualify, and deliver AUV/USV electronics
Select components and materials based on analysis of specs, reliability, and cost
Create and maintain detailed drawings, BOMs, and other technical documentation
Create test plans, scripts, and fixtures for electronics and systems
Troubleshoot root cause electrical issues and implement system modifications
Collaborate with rest of Engineering team to work through technical challenges
Provide technical support for Ops team in the field as needed
B.S. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
5+ years of industry engineering/design experience with electro-mechanical systems
Ability to design, prototype, simulate, debug, and test circuits
Proficiency in PCB layout/design (Altium)
Experience with basic communication protocols (USB, Serial, I2C, etc.)
Programming skills (C/C++, Python)
Ability to assess risk and make time-critical decisions/tradeoffs in imperfect scenarios
Ability to operate independently with limited instruction
A proven track record of shipping complex systems
A positive attitude, low ego, and “do the impossible” attitude
Explore the last true frontier left on Earth with us.
We're seeking ultra-determined people who aren't afraid to pioneer new solutions and challenge conventional assumptions. Most of all, we're looking for high-quality, good human beings with low egos.
Bedrock is an equal opportunity Employer. Bedrock determines employment on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally projected status.