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Electrical Engineer Co-op



Other Engineering
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024
About Lumafield:
Founded in 2019, Lumafield has developed the world's first accessible X-Ray CT scanner for engineers. Our easy-to-use scanner and cloud-based software give engineers the ability to see their work clearly, inside and out, at an extremely affordable price.
Engineers make million-dollar decisions every day, and they need tools that give them the greatest possible insight into their products. By offering unprecedented visibility into products, as well as AI-driven tools that highlight problems and generate quantitative data, Lumafield promises to revolutionize the way complex products are created, manufactured, and used across industries.
We are an impact driven company obsessed with providing the best value to our customers keeping their needs at the center of our evolution. Our team today includes world-class researchers and industrial designers, PhDs, creators, founders of successful startups, and zero egos. We are backed by top venture capital funds like Kleiner Perkins, Lux Capital, DCVC, Spark Capital, and others.
The company is headquartered in Cambridge, MA and has an office in San Francisco, CA.
About the role:
Our electrical engineers are able to successfully define and build complex systems that cross disciplinary boundaries, whether that's dealing with photons or accelerations or forces or gigabytes of data. We care deeply about design and user experience, without sacrificing our strong safety culture. We are building our dream tools, for people like us, to get answers to difficult questions quickly. Along the way, we are building our dream team and culture as well.
If you are interested in joining a well-funded growth stage company this is the perfect opportunity for you to become a part of the Lumafield team.

What you'll do:

  • Define system-level specifications for complex electro-mechanical systems
  • Perform circuit design, schematic capture, and PCB layout
  • Bring up boards and see them through testing and system integration
  • Design and prototype your own projects under mentorship from our electrical engineers
  • Work with our outstanding group of engineers across disciplines to deliver integrated systems at a challenging price/performance target

About you:

  • Pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field
  • Prior experience with soldering, breadboarding, system wiring and/or other hands-on electronics skills
  • Prior experience using multimeters, oscilloscopes, signal generators, and/or other lab instruments
  • Comfortable using Python, C, and/or Linux
  • Thrive in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Exhibit insatiable curiosity for how things work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized, well-rounded technical thinker with a strong attention to detail

Bonus points for:

  • A portfolio of work that you can share
  • Experience with motor drives and position control
  • Experience with cameras or other digital imaging systems
  • Familiarity with ECAD software such as Altium Designer, Cadence, Mentor, KiCad, etc.
  • Have experience debugging board-level communication protocols (e.g., I2C, SPI, USB, etc.)
  • Have at least basic familiarity with MCU firmware development
Lumafield offers both competitive cash and equity compensation, as well as a health & wellness stipend, 401k, parental leave, flexible PTO, commuter benefits, company wide events and more!
Lumafield is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, because the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Do you feel like your skills don’t meet every single requirement listed? We encourage you to apply anyway – If you’re excited about our technology, the opportunity, and are eager to learn more we’d love to hear from you!
In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information or veteran status.
Reach out if you want to be a part of what we are building.