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Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017 7:06 PM

Job Description:/h3:
Our Client is looking for a talented self:starting electrical engineer to join the their team in designing new products and to help scale production of their flagship product. The their flagship product, a renewable energy platform is currently in production, selling in Africa, and will drive major growth for the company. This new hire must be a capable electrical engineer and software designer, and have prior experience with mass production manufacturing. This engineer will be an integral member of the engineering team and will interface with our manufacturing partner in China.

Key Responsibilities
Contribute to future development of the product line and the IP portfolio. This will require building a detailed understanding of the products PCBA and firmware, supporting and scaling production, and
diagnosing/correcting field failure issues.
Own PCBA, software quality control, and development. This also includes designing, implementing, and improving production test systems.
Troubleshoot EE and software issues that become apparent at higher volumes to increase yields and decrease the occurrences of early unit mortality.
Design product field service experience. This will include travel to Africa and working with local service technicians. Supporting work will include design of field service software, manuals, and PCBA repair guidelines.
Design, selection, and testing of the product accessories. Our client aims to provide comprehensive accessories options to pair with the product, which will greatly expand the opportunities and benefits that electricity affords to our customers.

Required Skills and Experience
Prior experience producing large volume consumer electronics products via Chinese manufacturing partners.
PCBA design and manufacturing experience.
Strong C programming ability, and prior work with microcontrollers.
BS required, MS a plus. 5+ years of engineering experience.
Excellent communication skills.

Desired Skills
Familiarity with low power circuit design, battery charging and switching power supply design.
Proficiency in Eagle or Altium, and circuit board layout.
Programming skills in high level object oriented languages (Java, Python, etc).
Fluency in Mandarin.
Passion for low:cost design for developing world products.
Company Description:/h3:
Our Ethos
Raising the bar.
The fabric of Ethos Venture is threaded together with more than 30 years of combined experience in recruiting across the board for all types of positions and companies. Our powerful research tools and extensive network enables us to discover exceptional passive and active candidates for hard:to:fill positions. We work tirelessly and passionately toward the greater good for all parties involved, and strive to achieve winning solutions for our clients and candidates.
Our priorities thrive on the needs of the client, and in turn finding outstanding candidates whose employment goals we can fulfill.
The core values of Ethos Venture are founded on commitment, integrity, honesty, human focus, communication, trust and competence. These principles guide our work on a daily basis and ultimately set Ethos apart.

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