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Electrical Sustaining Engineer (Buffalo, NY)



Other Engineering
Buffalo, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Who we are:

Motive empowers the people who run physical operations with tools to make their work safer, more productive, and more profitable. For the first time ever, safety, operations and finance teams can manage their drivers, vehicles, equipment, and fleet related spend in a single system. Combined with industry leading AI, the Motive platform gives you complete visibility and control, and significantly reduces manual workloads by automating and simplifying tasks.

Motive serves more than 120,000 customers – from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses – across a wide range of industries, including transportation and logistics, construction, energy, field service, manufacturing, agriculture, food and beverage, retail, and the public sector.

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About the role:

Join us as a Electrical Engineer and become a vital part of our dynamic hardware team. We're seeking someone who not only excels in technology but also thrives as a leader. You'll take charge of developing and implementing innovative test strategies, tackling intricate hardware issues head-on, and devising ingenious solutions.

Picture yourself as a beacon of leadership, inspiring a positive company culture and fostering transparency across the organization. We need someone who approaches challenges with a blend of insight and creativity, refusing to settle for anything less than solutions that uphold our values and standards.

In this role, you'll champion prioritization, driven by data and measurable metrics, all while championing engineering excellence within our team. At Motive, you'll have the unparalleled opportunity to shape our approach to test strategies and enhance our product line. We're on the lookout for candidates with a strong hardware background and hands-on experience in testing complex systems.

If you're a self-motivated engineer hungry for fresh challenges and eager to work with cutting-edge technology, then this role is tailor-made for you. Join us in pushing the boundaries of innovation and making a tangible impact in the world of electrical engineering.

What you’ll do:

Embark on an electrifying journey through the realm of electrical engineering, where innovation and cutting-edge technology converge. Dive deep into the intricacies of electrical architectures, schematics, and layouts, where each component serves as a beacon of innovation.

Collaborate closely with our esteemed support and engineering teams to unlock the secrets behind field failures, immersing yourself in the dynamic challenges of asset trackers, vehicle gateways, cameras, and IoT devices. Together, we'll pioneer ingenious solutions that push the boundaries of possibility in these exciting fields.

Bring your visions to life as you design and test prototype assemblies, breathing vitality into concepts that span the spectrum of asset trackers, vehicle gateways, cameras, and IoT devices.

Seize the reins and shape the future with your expertise, crafting electrical test plans and strategies tailored to the unique demands of asset trackers, vehicle gateways, cameras, and IoT devices. With a data-driven approach at your disposal, let's refine these plans to perfection, ensuring our solutions surpass expectations.

Illuminate the path ahead with well crafted test reports capturing the essence of our progress and innovation. These reports will serve as beacons guiding us toward excellence.

Take command of our cutting-edge lab space. From asset trackers to vehicle gateways, your expertise will ensure our testing environment remains unparalleled in its capabilities.

Delve into the heart of technology as you tackle challenges specific to vehicle gateways, where telematics data flows, and cameras, which harness the power of edge AI technology. Your expertise will drive us forward, shaping the future of electrical engineering.

What we’re looking for:

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.

Passionate about hands on experience

3+ years of experience as a hardware engineer or Master’s degree

Demonstrated domain knowledge in electronics development

Experience testing technologies such as WIFI, BT, GPS, etc.

Experience with board bring up, power supply and signal integrity testing as well as debug and root cause analysis

Experience with digital circuit design and various communications interfaces such as I2C, UART, SPI, USB, MIPI, I2S, DDR, eMMC, NAND flash etc.

Experience with cameras, batteries, and other sensors is a plus

Experience or knowledge with ESD and EMI is a plus

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