Xenex Electrical Engineer I in San Antonio, Texas
OVERVIEW: This position is best suited for a junior electrical engineer who desires a fast-paced, hands-on role. You will work with a small team reporting into the Director of Engineering, brainstorming and assisting in the conceptual design of electrical layouts of key components in our germ-zapping robots. You will apply your knowledge and skills to help design electrical systems and learn, discover, and experience many electrical components.
RESPONSIBILITIES: • PCB design and debug • Design and debug of microcontroller systems • Prototyping circuits and software that control the operation of the Xenex unit. • Design at the System level (AC wiring, electrical subsystem interconnect, etc..) • Design and debug using embedded wireless RF subsystems. • Moderate level software development and debug using C and Java. • Create and update test procedures to functionally test new software and hardware releases. • Troubleshoot failed devices and recommend design changes necessary to increase the reliability and durability of units. • Provide design specifications to outside vendors and contractors to create, test, and manufacture subsystems • Interface with suppliers of electronic components that are sourced within Xenex products .
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • BS in Electrical Engineering. MS preferred. ◦ GPA 3.5+ (must be able to provide transcripts)
• 0-3 years of experience • Electrical Design Experience ◦ Some PCB-level circuit design and embedded systems design ◦ Prototyping electronic circuit boards and IC’s ◦ Some Programming experience with C or C++ ◦ Scripting experience with PERL, Python, Ruby, or similar
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Basic Product Development process experience a plus ◦ Design for robust manufacturing ◦ Design for reliability and redundancy ◦ Understanding end customer usage behaviors
• Ability to interface effectively with vendors and outside suppliers • Startup company experience is a plus
Xenex is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation and genetic information assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.