Electrical Engineer

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Electrical Engineer

Do you want to design:

  • The control system for a fusion reactor?

  • Power electronics for the smart grid?

  • Augmented reality headsets, fitness trackers, and IoT devices?

  • Cell phones? Autonomous Vehicles?

  • Automotive Electronics? Avionics? Medical Devices?

  • Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment?

  • All of the Above?

NK Labs is a product design engineering firm in Cambridge, MA. We design products and build prototypes for some of the best-known technology companies and the most innovative startups. We bring our clients' ideas to life and solve their toughest technical challenges. We are a team of electrical, mechanical, and software engineers who work together to figure out what is possible within the laws of physics, and then work together to build it and get it into high-volume production.

Job Description

We are looking for an Electrical Engineer to design printed circuit boards and electronic sub-assemblies. The candidate should have a solid understanding of the fundamental principles of electrical engineering, practical experience designing and building systems, and a willingness to get their hands dirty in the lab to solve problems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with customers and interdisciplinary teams to determine system requirements

  • Create block diagrams, select components for analog and digital circuits

  • Circuit design, schematic capture, PCB layout

  • PCB bring-up and lab testing - identify and solve problems

  • Work with interdisciplinary teams to build working first-of-a-kind systems


  • At least four years experience designing electronic hardware

  • Experience with PCB CAD software, such as Altium Designer, Eagle, ORCAD, etc.

  • Experience with circuit simulation in SPICE, soldering, using test equipment

  • Familiarity with high-speed digital design, controlled impedance, crosstalk, signal integrity

  • Experience with board-level communication protocols (e.g. I2C, SPI, USB, PCI, etc.)

  • Excellent communication, computer, reporting, and analytical skills

  • Strong work ethic and organizational skills

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field