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Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oakland
Salary: Circa $250,000
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: ASAP
Contact Name: Jason Rumney
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

A fast-growing startup based in Oakland is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join a fast growing self-driving automation company.


As a leader of the hardware engineering team, you will design autonomous electric vehicles that will revolutionize the logistics industry. You will be at the forefront of designing how the company works.


  • 5+ years of experience with electric vehicle systems i.e. motors, motor controllers, Lithium ion battery packs, grounding, and EMC strategies

  • Experience with automotive communications networks (CAN, LIN, Ethernet) and modules (GPS, Radio, GSM)

  • Extensive experience in specifying and sourcing sensors, cables, power components, and other misc electronic components

  • Experience with PCB design, bring-up, debugging, and testing, and with PCBA contract manufacturers

  • Experience with automotive power electronics and sensor integrations

  • Programming experience that enables you to fully test and integrate your electrical designs

  • Proficient at hands-on prototyping and experience working proactively with suppliers

  • Self-starter with experience working in a small and dynamic teams

  • MS preferred, or BS with equivalent work experience