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Senior/Staff Electrical Engineer



Other Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, February 26, 2024

Who we are:

Gatik, the leader in autonomous middle mile logistics, delivers goods safely and efficiently using its fleet of light & medium-duty trucks. The company focuses on short-haul, B2B logistics for Fortune 500 customers including Kroger, Walmart, Tyson Foods, Loblaw, Pitney Bowes, Georgia-Pacific, and KBX; enabling them to optimize their hub-and-spoke supply chain operations, enhance service levels and product flow across multiple locations while reducing labor costs and meeting an unprecedented expectation for faster deliveries. Gatik’s Class 3-7 autonomous box trucks are commercially deployed in multiple markets including Texas, Arkansas, and Ontario, Canada.

About the role:

We are seeking skilled and highly motivated individuals to join our electrical engineering team to help support the development of autonomous vehicles. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team. As a Senior/Staff Electrical Engineer, you will provide sustaining engineering support to existing AV platforms, including troubleshooting problems in the manufacture, testing, or operation of the current fleet, in addition to developing new features and upgrades.

This role will be onsite at least four days/week at our Mountain View office!

What you'll do:

  • Design electrical, networking and power architecture for the components with functional safety including redundancies where needed
  • Own the electrical systems of our vehicle autonomy systems, including power, computing, sensor and digital subsystems
  • Build and document procedures, improve the hardware platform and ensure system safety
  • Troubleshoot and debug electrical circuits and electromechanical systems
  • Triage vehicle status through CANbus messages
  • Identify and lead investigations into new technologies to drive better electrical system performance and optimized electrical architecture

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Electrical or electronics engineering or a related, relevant discipline
  • General electrical, thermal, and mechanical foundation with 3+ years of experience
  • Good understanding of automotive EMI regulations & design requirements
  • Experience in troubleshooting, designing and documenting electrical power circuits
  • Experience in designing, documenting, repairing automotive wiring and harnesses
  • Experience interfacing with CAN based systems and logs using tools such as UML, EA, CANalyzer, CANape etc.
  • Experience in CANbus design and analysis including reverse engineering the messages
  • Proficient in the use of electrical test equipment (e.g. multi-meters, oscilloscopes, power supplies)
  • Experience with battery chargers/balancers and DC power electronics
  • Experience with embedded system design and working with hardware/sensor integration, such as Lidar/radar/cameras and GPS
  • Experience with system redundancy
  • Experience in eCAD for schematics
  • Experience in environmental testing

More about Gatik:

With headquarters in Mountain View, CA and offices in Canada, Texas and Arkansas. Gatik is establishing new standards of success for the autonomous trucking industry every day. Visit us at Gatik for more company information and Jobs @ Gatik for more open roles.
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At Gatik, we connect people of extraordinary talent and experience to an opportunity to create a more resilient supply chain and contribute to our environment’s sustainability. We are diverse in our backgrounds and perspectives yet united by a bold vision and shared commitment to our values. Our culture emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect and agility.
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