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Electrical Engineer

Verdant Robotics

Verdant Robotics

Other Engineering
Hayward, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, December 5, 2022
Join us at Verdant Robotics as we revolutionize agriculture through robotics and AI. We use computer vision and machine learning to understand every part of every plant at a massive scale -- and with automated robotics, we close the loop and act on that information in real-time. Our unique digital-twin and mm-accurate spraying technology unlocks phenomenal increases in productivity and efficiency - helping farmers grow more profitability with fewer inputs, realizing savings from day one.
As an Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, building, testing, and maintaining robots and their accessories. Most importantly, you should be driven to make an impact with your work by rapidly reaching the market with a new robotic system.
Our office is located in Hayward, CA about 25-30 minute average commute from most places in the Bay Area. We offer competitive pay and a great team environment.

What You Will Do

  • Build and test agricultural robots.
  • Design and integrate electrical systems, including architecture, component selection, PCB schematic and layout, and bring-up.
  • Characterize, debug, and test electrical systems of mobile robotic platforms and their accessories using bench-top lab equipment.
  • Investigate design issues and develop short-term and long-term solutions.
  • Work closely with the mechanical design and software teams to bring the robots to life.

Desired Qualifications

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or other closely related subjects.
  • Experience in analog and digital circuit principles and practices.
  • Experience in PCB design (required) and familiarity with board layout software (Altium, Orcad, KiCAD, etc).
  • Familiar with various equipment (oscilloscope, logic analyzer, power analyzer, etc).
  • Hands-on experience with debugging/troubleshooting hardware development.
  • Experience interfacing with sensors, actuators, and embedded devices over various hardware interfaces (e.g., CAN, USB, I2C, SPI).
  • Solid understanding of circuit fundamentals and design. Must be able to gather requirements, capture schematics, and complete layouts with solid EE fundamentals.
  • Experience working within existing embedded C.
  • Experience with digital electronics.
  • Experience with embedded programming.
  • Ability to transform ideas into prototypes quickly.
  • Experience with board bring-up and debugging.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to continuously manage risk and work well under pressure and time constraints.


  • Experience with motor drivers and sensors.
  • Experience with verification and validation tests.
  • Experience with automotive electronics and standards.
  • Experience shipping a product.
  • Demonstrated experience with systems engineering processes.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment
Verdant Robotics provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.