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Electrical Engineer

San Francisco, CA
5 months ago
Full time role

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Gradient’s mission is to cool the world by transforming every home to be more comfortable and healthy for the people ...

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Job Description

Gradient’s mission is to cool the world by transforming every home to be more comfortable and healthy for the people who inhabit it — without compromising the environment. Today, heating and cooling equipment emit more greenhouse gas emissions than the entire transportation sector, and expansion in the use of cooling is projected to double these emissions in the next 30 years. However, comfortable buildings are critical for health and productivity, especially among communities that are vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Gradient’s vision is a future where everyone has access to comfortable buildings that are fully decarbonized. Our launch product is a direct-to-consumer high-efficiency and low-carbon heat pump.

We are looking for an experienced Electrical Engineer to join us and help bring this vision to life. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in a dynamic environment and is able to clearly define a problem, document a solution, and deliver that solution in a maintainable manner. 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain/improve existing designs
  • Troubleshoot board-level issues
  • Contribute to new product development
  • Produce industry-standard documentation 
  • Assist teams with prototyping & troubleshooting 

Desired Qualification

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 3 years industry experience
  • Experience with low power embedded systems; WiFi/BLE a PLUS
  • Experience with schematic capture & board layout in Altium
  • Excellent documentation standards
  • Comfortable with a rapid prototype environment
  • Must have a strong understanding of basics such as comms protocols, power conditioning, signal conditioning, microcontroller, analog/digital circuit design
  • Desire to work in hands-on environment
  • Ability to solve problems with minimal oversight and good follow through
  • Strong board-level troubleshooting skills a MUST
  • Excellent communication skills

Benefits 

  • Equity
  • Medical/vision/dental/life/disability insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid parental leave
  • Professional Development Stipend
  • Commuter benefits
  • Unlimited PTO 
  • Relocation package ( out of state applicants only ) 

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company. We seek to create a culture where everyone can belong because we believe that people do their best work when they can show up every day as their authentic selves. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.

Gradient Comfort is an equal opportunity employer. We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law.

Gradient’s mission is to cool the world by transforming every home to be more comfortable and healthy for the people ...

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