At quip, we design and deliver delightful products and services to keep all mouths healthy. We are looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to help continue this mission. The ideal candidate will be someone experienced enough to be a leader and strong voice on electrical engineering at quip, and drive NPI, VAVE, CI, and R&D efforts.

RESPONSIBILITIES

New Product Development

  • Design and manage high volume consumer electronics from whiteboard drawings to mass production
  • Work cross functionally to clearly define and vet product requirements
  • Conduct R&D on next-generation technologies
  • Accurately assess project scope, costs, and risks, and ensure stakeholders are aligned throughout a project
  • Select architecture and components, clearly communicating the evaluation process to stakeholders
  • Manage schematics, BOM’s, and PCB layouts
  • Manage prototype builds for optimization and design validation
  • Design and direct the execution of test plans
  • Troubleshoot problems in-person with teams foreign and domestic
  • Write and validate embedded firmware
  • Design connected IoT products that have to seamlessly connect with phone applications

Sustaining engineering

  • Identify, validate, and implement cost-down opportunities
  • Support alternate component or redesign initiatives when required for supply chain continuity
  • Work cross-functionally with Customer Experience, Logistics, and Operations teams to collaborate on product quality and problem solving across the entire organization

REQUIREMENTS

  • 7+ years of engineering design for high volume production, preferably in consumer electronics
  • Bachelor’s (B.S.) Degree in Electrical Engineering 
  • Advanced knowledge of circuit theory and embedded systems
  • Strong schematic capture and PCB layout skills in eCAD (preferably Altium)
  • Experience in the C programming language and the 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, and charging all typical battery chemistries
  • Extensive experience scoping out electrical needs for a project, accurately evaluating and communicating risks to a larger team, and ensuring alignment at all stages of development
  • Experience working directly with internal PM, ID, ME, Sourcing, Manufacturing, etc teams.
  • 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
  • Extensive experience with product qualification, testing, and validation
  • Extensive experience rapidly creating robust physical prototypes
  • Flexibility to travel domestically and internationally when appropriate
  • Knowledge of product development processes
  • Comfort with rapid development cycles and the ability to remain flexible in the face of ambiguity
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Strong project management skills to manage a broad set of tasks and responsibilities
  • Ability to communicate complex technical subjects to a non-technical audience
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office suite and G-Suite

NICE TO HAVES:

  • Knowledge of consumer electronics regulatory standards and 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

  • 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

Availability

We're looking for full time candidates. You should be local in the NYC area and able to work with us in-office on a daily basis in Dumbo, Brooklyn.

About quip

quip is a modern oral health company launched in 2015 that provides thoughtfully designed personal oral care products and professional dental care services through a digital platform that makes oral care more simple, accessible, and enjoyable. The current personal care offerings include a wide selection of American Dental Association accepted (ADA seal) adult and kid electric toothbrushes, smart brushes, refillable floss pick and string, refillable mouthwash and gum, all kept fresh with a refill delivery service. quip’s professional platform, which is behind quip Aligners and quipcare, is part of the company's future vision to connect personal care, oral health monitoring and professional care in one digital oral care companion app that helps access and manage all your oral care needs and guide and incentivize good oral health habits.

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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