Airspace Systems, Inc.

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Senior Robotics Electrical Engineer

Engineering | San Leandro, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About the Company

A pioneer in the drone security industry, Airspace™ is seeking a passionate Senior Robotics Electrical Engineer that will help shape the technology that will power our flying robots. We are an early stage startup that designs, develops, and builds specialized drones focused on securing sensitive airspace and interdicting unauthorized drone intruders. Our interdiction technologies solve meaningful problems that impact the world and protect people.  We have an amazing shop with all the tools any maker would want to own. Come and join the mission!

Position Description

As a Senior Robotics Electrical Engineer at Airspace Systems, you will be responsible for the electrical systems operating at the core of advanced drones that save lives. You will work directly with mechanical, software and firmware engineers to produce PCBs and cable designs that can handle challenge environments. You will mentor several junior electrical engineers to increase their knowledge of circuit design and layout best practices and review their work.

Airspace Systems is rapidly scaling up its engineering team as we aim to deliver highly sought after products in a rapidly growing field.  


  • Architecture, circuit design, part selection, simulation and schematic capture for robotic control systems.

  • Layout of PCBs for rigid and flexible circuit designs.

  • Supervision and review of junior designers.

  • Active collaboration with firmware team for board bringup.

  • Manage EE development schedule leading up to major milestones.

  • Generate cable and PCB designs that can handle challenging ESD, EMI and high temperature environments.

  • Create clear design documentation and test procedures.

  • Participate in creating design qualification and testing procedures.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • BS or MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience designing aerospace grade electronics and cables or equivalent.

  • Experience with Eagle PCB design software (we may switch to Altium soon).

  • Experience bringing designs with challenging SI, PI, EMI and thermal constraints to market.

  • Excellent problem solving skills and a can-do attitude.

Nice to have...

  • Experience designing to eliminate EMI interference in a noisy environment.

  • Experience with the  theory, implementation and/or deployment of either RF communications or radar.

  • Team leadership experience.

Working Environment:  You will be working from our San Leandro office daily.  You will have access to a fully-stocked kitchen, catered lunches and participate as a team member in Company events and outings.

The Company will assign you a computer workstation and tools as needed and necessary to complete the job, which are Company owned.

 Compensation: Airspace pays at or above going rates for the industry.