Mechatronics Engineer

Mountain View
Engineering
Full-time

Boosted is building fun, lightweight electric vehicles. We dream of sustainable, hassle-free transportation to enhance your freedom to discover your city and revitalize your commute. We participated in the Y Combinator startup incubator (S’12) and are supported by some of Silicon Valley’s most notable VCs and entrepreneurs.

Boosted is seeking an energetic, reliable, detail-oriented, and self-motivated individual with hands on experience in an engineering environment!

We are committed to a workplace that reflects the communities we serve. We especially encourage women, people of color, and others who are underrepresented in the tech industry to apply.

About you:

    • You have great problem solving and analytical skills
    • You are a generalist with a broad engineering foundation
    • You are self-motivated and excited to learn new things
    • You like a challenge, and don’t shy away from open-ended problems
    • You enjoy working at the interface between traditional disciplines, bridging gaps between mechanical, electrical and software components
    • You are excited about the growing applications of electric drivetrains

You’ll be working with the engineering team at Boosted to:

    • Evaluate design tradeoffs between mechanical, electrical or software complexity
    • Create fast prototypes leveraging understanding of our existing product
    • Understand system level impact of defects at any level of the design
    • Explore integrating new technologies into existing products
    • Investigate design issues and develop short term and long term solutions

Requirements:

    • Msc/B. Eng degree holder in Mechatronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other closely related subjects  
    • 2+ years of work experience in relevant engineering field
    • Strong skills across embedded systems, electronics, and mechanical systems
    • Familiarity with 2D and 3D mechanical design tools for prototyping and production  
    • Experience working within existing embedded C and Python codebases
    • Understanding of analog and digital circuit principles and practices
    • Experience interfacing with sensors, embedded devices over various hardware interfaces (e.g USB, I2C, SPI).
    • Motor control experience preferred
    • A good team player who can also work independently to achieve assigned tasks  

What we offer:

    • Growth potential, tell us your goals and we’ll get there together.
    • Daily rides, we have pros who will teach you to ride and maintain your board. Is your current job getting you outside everyday?
    • Generous time off policy.
    • The opportunity to work with an incredible team that's revolutionizing the way we move.
    • Pet friendly, bring yours or play with ours.
    • Catered lunch everyday and snacks/drinks available throughout the day.
    • Medical/dental/vision insurance.Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plan.
    • Commuter benefit plan and open use of our boards.
    • Team outings and ongoing events.