DESCRIPTION

At quip, we design and deliver delightful and effective ways to keep your mouth healthy, from the personal care products that help you at home every day, to the professional care services you require at least twice a year.

We are looking for a senior-level Lead Electrical Engineer to help continue this mission.  The ideal candidate will contribute electrical engineering design expertise that pushes quip’s product line into the future.

Responsibilities

  • Design and manage high volume consumer electronics from whiteboard drawings to mass production
  • Manage root cause analysis
  • Engineer and design verification test characterization
  • Helping define product roadmap to influence quip subscribers
  • Troubleshoot problems in-person with teams foreign and domestic
  • Manage simulation and prototyping for analysis and design optimization
  • Manage schematic, PCB layout and BOM reviews
  • Write embedded firmware that enables products to meet specifications and delights customers
  • Design connected IoT products that have to seamlessly connect with phone applications
  • Deep understanding of component selection and cost down performance evaluations
  • Comfort working cross-functionally with Customer Experience, Logistics, and Operations teams to collaborate on product quality and problem solving across the entire organization

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s (B.S.) Degree in Electrical Engineering 
  • 7+ years of engineering design for high volume production, preferably in consumer electronics
  • Advanced knowledge of circuit theory and embedded systems
  • Strong Schematic Capture and PCB Layout Skills in an eCAD software (preferably Altium)
  • Experience in the C programming language and ability to design bare metal firmware
  • Working knowledge of testing and implementing motion sensors (accelerometers, gyroscopes, IMUs, etc) and miscellaneous electronic sensors
  • Experience designing battery operated consumer electronics
  • Knowledge of wireless protocols (Bluetooth, WiFi, etc)
  • Expert in electronics testing and debugging while using lab equipment (oscilloscope, power supply, power analyzer, digital analyzer, multimeter)
  • Experience in defining a product’s electronics specifications based on user & market research
  • Experience deciphering component datasheets and selecting parts for an embedded system
  • Experience working with domestic, overseas suppliers and contract manufacturers
  • Experience in electronic DFM (design for manufacturing), specifically for high volume overseas manufacturing
  • Experience with product qualification, testing, and validation
  • Flexibility to travel domestically and internationally
  • Knowledge of product development processes
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office suite and G-Suite
  • Comfort with rapid development cycles and the ability to remain flexible in the face of ambiguity
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate complex technical subjects to a non-technical audience
  • Strong project management skills to manage a broad set of tasks and responsibilities

Benefits

  • An office located in the heart of DUMBO with breathtaking views of Manhattan Bridge
  • Fully covered health insurance (with an option to opt into a premium internal dental program)
  • Commuter benefits for parking & transit
  • Offer competitive paid parental leave policy for qualifying employees
  • Flexible work hours and an open vacation policy
  • Competitive compensation package with stock options at a high-growth startup
  • Your very own quip with an unlimited subscription plan
  • You will be working in a high energy, fast paced environment helping us make oral care simple and effective!
  • Fully stocked kitchen with snacks

Nice to Haves

  • Knowledge of regulatory and safety compliance (FCC/IC/UL/IEC)
  • Experience with simulation tools (Spice/Matlab)
  • Knowledge of C++ and Python 
  • Experience in sustaining and product support activities for cost down and/or warranty improvements

BENEFITS

  • You'll be working in a high energy, fast-paced environment helping us make oral care simple and effective!
  • An office located in the heart of DUMBO with breathtaking views of Manhattan Bridge
  • WiFi enabled rooftop
  • Competitive medical benefit package (with an option to opt into a premium internal dental program)
  • Commuter benefits for parking & transit
  • Offer competitive paid parental leave policy for qualifying employees
  • Flexible work from home options
  • Open vacation policy
  • Dog-friendly office space
  • 401k Contribution
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Fully stocked kitchen with snacks (make sure to use your quip after snacking!)
  • Your very own quip with employee discount packages
  • The opportunity to help us make oral care more simple, effective and accessible!

About quip

Most of us aren’t brushing our teeth correctly, either because we don’t know how to do it right, or because we just don’t feel like it. At quip, we design delightful products and experiences to help you care for your mouth better. Our initial product is a beautifully simple electric toothbrush and toothpaste that was featured by Time Magazine as one of the 25 Best Inventions of 2016. With refill brush heads and toothpaste arriving on a 3-monthly schedule. We pride ourselves on great design and our brand values of simplicity, honesty, and accessibility, which are applied throughout our community. We are excited to apply these principles to the acceleration of our digital patient-professional advice and services platform.

quip is committed to promoting equality, inclusion, and diversity beyond your brushing routine. We believe our company is better equipped to care for every mouth when we listen to fresh perspectives from every voice, and in doing so, we build an equal-opportunity team of the brightest minds (and mouths)—regardless of race, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, identity, or any other trait that makes you you. By celebrating and supporting our differences, we will thrive in our mission to improve oral health for all.

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