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Senior Electrical Engineer at Skip Scooters
San Francisco, CA, US


Come do your best work.
Skip builds sustainable, shared electric vehicle networks for last mile-transportation.
We are backed by Y Combinator, Accel, Menlo Ventures, Initialized, A Capital and Paul Graham.
We’ve been passionately working on the future of last-mile transportation for nearly a decade. In 2011, our team co-founded Boosted and helped design the first portable electric vehicle to use modern EV motor and battery systems.
We believe in working together with transportation departments and were the first permitted system of our kind in the country. Our DNA is rooted in solving problems by listening to and working with agencies, community groups and riders.


    • We’re looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to enable our next generation of bike lane electric vehiclesIn this role, you’ll be responsible for distilling product requirements into an overall system and vehicle architecture and driving that design from concept through mass production
    • Together with your teammates and contract-manufacturing partners, you’ll design solutions to address the unique challenges of shared fleet vehicles, including serviceability, powertrain performance, vehicle sensing, safety systems, theft deterrence, remote tracking, connectivity and power/thermal management
    • You will use industry standard practices to enable schematic designs, layout and validation efforts in close partnership with the contract manufacturing partners
    • You will need to be able to drive multiple programs/projects efficiently along with the software teams to define and implement firmware, drivers and algorithms
    • Travel periodically to supplier’s manufacturing sites internationallyAs senior member of the
    • Engineering team you will be expected to contribute in developing our product and technology roadmap.


    • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering or similar field
    • 10+ years of experience in automotive or Consumer Hardware Product Development
    • Knowledge of mixed-signal board-level design
    • Experience integrating RF technologies such as WiFi, BT, GPS, etc.
    • Knowledge of processor architecture, digital circuit design and various communications protocols such as I2C, UART, SPI, USB, MIPI, I2S, etc.
    • Knowledge of low-power circuit design, DC/DC converters, power management methods, audio circuit design
    • Experience developing robust designs for ESD/EMI immunities and RF desensitization
    • Experience leading and driving design development from schematic capture, PCB layout through assembly
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Have worked on new product categories
    • Passion for electric mobility is a plusSkip is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Skip is an equal employment opportunity employer. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.
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