Principal Hardware Systems Engineer
201 San Antonio Cir, Mountain View, CA, 94040
Do you thrive on innovating for mobile consumer electronics? Are you an experienced and creative Systems Engineer with in-depth mechanical, electrical, and software experience? Bring your most ambitious ideas for human interface design, and come work with us to create and improve the world's most advanced touch technology.
Sensel is a VC-funded startup located in Mountain View, CA. We're enabling people to enjoy more expressive interaction with their devices using the world's most advanced touch technology. Our first product, the Morph, won "Best in Show" at SXSW 2017, and is currently shipping to customers worldwide. We're integrating our pressure-responsive sensors into trackpads, displays, and everything else that involves human interaction.
Sensel is a progressive and open-minded meritocracy and we have big plans. We know that a diverse team is fundamental to innovation and long term success, so if you’re smart, good at what you do, and nice to work with, we’d love to talk to you about opportunities!
Own the mechanical, electrical, and system architecture of our pressure-sensitive touch sensor modules and systems, and lead innovation from concept through design and validation
Collaborate with mechanical engineers to define mechanical architecture and design rules, drive reductions in Z-height, reductions in cost, and improvements in performance
Collaborate with electrical engineers to optimize component selection, placement and layout in conjunction with mechanical architecture
Collaborate with software and test engineers to capture requirements and make sure they are supported in hardware
Define technical roadmap for development of touch sensors, haptics, accessories, and electrical and firmware architecture to provide incredible user experiences
Dream up, design and coordinate build of advanced prototypes
Support integration of advanced sensors into both internal and customer products and designs
Help lead generation of intellectual property, including identifying opportunities, writing IP disclosures, and working with our patent attorneys
Support the sales team with technical leadership during lead customer meetings