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Senior Staff Electrical Engineer (R2293)

Shield AI

Shield AI

Other Engineering
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2022
Introduction to Shield AI
Founded in 2015, Shield AI is a venture-backed defense technology company whose mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. In pursuit of this mission, Shield AI is building the world’s best AI pilot. Its AI pilot, Hivemind, has flown a fighter jet (F-16), a vertical takeoff and landing drone (V-BAT), and a quadcopter (Nova). The company has offices in San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC and abroad. Shield AI’s products and people are currently in the field actively supporting operations with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. allies.
Job Description:
Are you a passionate and innovative Electrical Engineer looking to help develop state-of-the-art AI products? Are you eager to make a positive difference in the world? Do you want to work alongside mission-driven and values-focused teammates? Shield AI is just the place for you! Join us and help define elegant, high-performance computing, sensing, communication, and power systems to support our fixed wing aircraft products.

What you'll do:

  • Lead electrical system design and circuit board designs in Shield AI’s VBAT aircraft. These designs require complex system architectures utilizing custom circuitry (power management, analog, digital, servos, microcontrollers, sensors, radios, etc.)
  • Help define technical product requirements and features
  • Provide technical guidance and feedback to teammates
  • Lead and guide teammates to execute complex design tasks
  • Coordinate with cross-functional resources (mechanical, embedded, software, production, supply chain, etc.)
  • Drive schedule and deliverables for hardware products
  • Lead and attend cross-functional design reviews
  • Be responsible for schematic capture, modeling, simulation, analysis, verification, debugging, and release to production
  • Work closely with CAD engineering for PCB layout
  • Mentor teammates
  • Help define and develop automated test solutions

Required qualifications:

  • You have a B.S. in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • You have 15+ years of industry experience as an Electrical Engineer
  • Have strong technical fundamentals
  • Have worked on cross-functional teams involving EE, ME, SW, manufacturing, production, etc.
  • You have technically mentored/guided other engineers
  • You have led design work on the unit level and system level
  • Have worked through multiple full product design cycles
  • You are proficient with: circuit design, schematic capture, component selection, and circuit testing
  • Have experience guiding circuit board placement and routing
Total package details:
Regular employee positions: Salary within range listed above + Bonus + Benefits + Equity (if applicable)
Temporary employee positions: Hourly within range listed above + temporary benefits package (applicable after 60 days of employment)
*Interns/Military Fellows/Part-time not eligible for bonus, benefits or equity
Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. All offers are contingent on a cleared background check.
If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.