Electrical Engineer I

Job Title: Electrical Engineer I
FLSA: Exempt
Reports to: Engineering Manager
Pay: Full time, Salary
Supervises: No one.
Location: Renton, WA

Primary Function:

The Electrical Engineer I is an entry-level contributor working with a cross-functional team in the design, delivery, and maintenance of next generation LED lighting products targeted at utilities and municipalities. You will interface with our internal engineering, sales and customer support resources, in addition to external contract manufacturing, vendors and suppliers. You will evaluate and implement designs, materials and manufacturing of new products, plus continuous improvement of existing products.

Essential Duties :

Working with other design staff:
• Designs and develops cost-effective and reliable electrical solutions for LED-based lighting products
• Creates electrical designs for LED arrays, LED power supply drivers, control and protection circuits, and value-added accessories including sensors and communication capabilities
• Bench tests and validates designs from concept through production release and support analysis of manufacturing and customer root cause failures
• Creates engineering documentation such as schematics, PCB layouts, assembly drawings, BOMs, test procedures, etc. necessary for prototype and product implementation
• Provides project management of electrical design activities such as scheduling, status, vendor coordination, and issue resolution
• Researches and analyzes electrical, thermal, optical and environmental parameters that ensure performance and cost objectives
• Designs products or systems to meet the customer, manufacturing and field service requirements
• Ensures products comply with regulatory requirements, such as safety and certification standards, and oversees certifications
• Works with vendors and manufacturing resources to deliver prototype through production assemblies, evaluates alternative source components, and resolves manufacturing issues
• Works with manufacturing resources for developing test and production fixtures and assembly processes
• Evaluates competitive products from vendors and other market resources for technical assessment and feedback
• Actively contributes to engineering processes, tools, and infrastructure
• This job description is to be considered the foundation of responsibilities, not the boundaries

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree (BSEE) or equivalent; plus 0 – 2 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Experience with schematic capture software and circuit simulation tools, such as pSpice. PCB layout experience a plus
• Understanding of embedded control electronics such as microcontrollers and sensors. Rapid hardware/firmware prototyping experience on Arduino or related a plus.
• Familiarity with switching power supply design a strong plus
• Familiarity with wireless module experience such as Bluetooth, WiFi, or cellular a strong plus
• Must be legally authorized to work for any employer in the United States of America

Competencies:

• Ability to troubleshoot analog and power electronics with oscilloscopes, power meters, AC/DC supplies and multi-meters
• Ability to manage and coordinate multiple simultaneous projects spanning diverse levels of detail and priority
• Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, data entry, email, and calendar software
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional teams including engineering, marketing/sales, and manufacturing
• Brings an enthusiastic, self-motivated, proactive, entrepreneurial and highly innovative attitude and is comfortable wearing multiple hats in a fast-moving and highly dynamic environment

Evluma offers medical/dental insurance, life/disability, 401k, generous holiday and paid-time off and flexible working arrangements.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@evluma.com