Electrical Engineer
Indianapolis, USA

Unlock your future with Alcatraz AI! Alcatraz AI is looking for an Electrical Engineer. This position will be responsible for ensuring that product electronic designs meet/exceed customer expectations providing the business with a competitive advantage. This role will also support product applications and field issues.

About Alcatraz
We’re an award-winning Series A startup backed by Silicon Valley VCs and some of the largest
security companies in the world. We are disrupting the $70B access control industry through
facial authentication and artificial intelligence. Our product is a frictionless and secure physical
access control platform built with our proprietary full-stack software and hardware that integrates into the existing security infrastructure in corporations. Enterprises choose us to modernize their infrastructure and deliver a touchless and secure solution for their employees.


Design and develop embedded hardware systems for electro-mechanical products

  • Performs full life cycle product development tasks
  • Designs schematics and layout multilayer PCBs
  • System level debugging of existing and newly developed products
  • Works with other functional areas during the product development process
  • Lead or support subcontracted electrical design as needed
  • Expected to work under own initiative, prioritize own work, and meet agreed deadlines
  • Supports manufacturing and sustaining post production launch as needed
In addition:

Capacity to stay current with emerging technologies and development tools

  • Ability to work on / keep track of multiple projects developing in parallel
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical and firmware related issues
  • Willingness to learn new processes
  • Dependable and punctual
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or as a part of a team
  • Strong analytical skills

  • 4-year degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 5 - 10 years of work experience in a design or product development team
  • Experience working with Altium
  • Skilled in design engineering for embedded systems
  • Clear understanding of electronic principles and concepts
  • Knowledge of schematic layout and circuit analysis for electronic designs
  • Knowledge of EMI/EMC fundamentals including design for radiated emissions, radiated immunity, ESD and electrical transients
  • Knowledge of high-speed electrical design fundamentals
  • Knowledge in electronic manufacturing techniques
  • Understanding of QFD, DFM, DFA, DFT, FMEA, RCA
  • Skilled in describing electrical operations to both engineers and laymen
Desired Qualifications

Experience launching at least two products successfully into mass production

  • Specific experience in a product design role for electro-mechanical products
  • Experience in writing firmware a plus
  • Designing products around extreme environmental conditions
  • Specific experience with FCC and UL testing a plus
  • Willingness to learn and embrace emerging technology
Competitive Pay
Health Insurance
Flexible Hours
Unlimited Vacation

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