Electrical Engineer

Austin, Texas
R&D /
Full Time /
Saronic Technologies is a leader in revolutionizing defense autonomy at sea, dedicated to developing state-of-the-art solutions that enhance maritime operations for the Department of Defense (DoD) through autonomous and intelligent platforms.

Job Overview
We are seeking a highly skilled Electrical Engineer responsible for designing, testing, and implementing electrical systems and components. You will collaborate closely with a multidisciplinary team of engineers, including software engineers, mechanical engineers, and naval architects to develop state-of-the-art electrical solutions that meet the unique challenges of autonomous vessels on open water.


    • Design digital, analog and mixed signal PCBs and other components along with their required interfaces using CAD tools 
    • Collaborate with internal and external customers and coworkers to establish the required functionality of electrical and electronic systems and components
    • Perform the research, analysis, testing and proof-of-concepts required prior to final design
    •  Design, code, and test the C/C++ and assembly language programs required for PCB testing and product firmware
    • Create test regimens, hardware and software as needed
    • Perform full functional test of components with diagnosis of faults and modification as needed
    • Produce documentation for the testing, fault diagnosis, and normal use of the design
    • Perform all clerical functions needed to order components, produce parts, and establish parts in inventory
    • Perform product life cycle support functions such as technical support and failure analysis
    • Create detailed electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, and layouts to guide the installation and assembly of electrical components
    • Conduct testing and troubleshooting activities to validate the performance and reliability of electrical systems and resolve any issues or malfunctions
    • Collaborate with software engineers to develop and implement software controls for electrical systems, ensuring efficient and safe operations
    • Stay updated with the latest advancements in electrical engineering, maritime technology, and autonomous systems, and apply this knowledge to improve the design and functionality of our vessels
    • Participate in project planning, provide technical expertise and guidance, and contribute to the overall success of the team and company


    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field
    • Sophisticated understanding of electrical engineering principles, including circuit analysis
    • Experience in wire harnessing, radios, transmissions, and integrating systems
    • Experience in designing electrical systems for complex projects, preferably in the maritime or transportation industry
    • Proficiency in electrical design and simulation software tools, such as Orcad, Allegro, or other PCB Design Software
    • Strong knowledge of industry standards and regulations related to electrical systems, such as IEEE, IEC, and ABS
    • Familiarity with programming languages and software development practices is a plus
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot and resolve electrical issues
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment
    • Adaptability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment with a strong drive for innovation and continuous improvement

Saronic does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.