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Electrical & Embedded Systems Engineer

Aila Technologies
11 Huron Drive
Natick, MA 01760

Aila is redefining how retailers interface with their customers through a platform of high-performance enterprise devices built around Apple products, such as iPad and iPod. Our mission is to become the predominant technology provider to retailers who are deploying tablets and mobile devices in-store – and we’re well on our way with clients like Stop & Shop, Pacific Sunwear and Bloomingdale’s. We believe that the future of retail technology will be based around consumer devices that are simpler, lighter and more familiar – transcending the limitations and expense of current technologies while providing an enhanced and more personalized shopping experience.

Aila is an exciting startup that is experiencing rapid growth. We’re VC-backed, at revenue, and working with partners such as IBM and Apple to deploy technology to premier enterprises worldwide. We’re an entrepreneurial and funloving team, dedicated to building a great company, and are looking for superstars to join us for the journey.

Position Details

We’re seeking a talented engineer with the ability to turn concepts into scalable products. This role calls for an exceptional electrical/computer engineer who thrives on architecting innovative products, can function as both key contributor and leader in a multi-disciplinary team, and has a working knowledge of taking products through manufacturing. As an electrical and embedded systems engineer, you will:

  • Work within our multi-disciplinary team to define, design, build, and test new products across the lifecycle from initial conception to mass production
  • Lead all facets of our electrical design, across mobile and stationary platforms
  • Explore new sensor technologies, and inform strategic options for extending product capabilities

Minimum qualifications

  • BS/MS EE (with some computer science background) or ECE
  • 5+ years of experience in product design and development
  • Strong knowledge of electrical engineering fundamentals and manufacturing techniques, including DFM
  • PCB design including schematic capture and board layout
  • Firmware development (ARM Cortex-M)
  • Hands-on experience in proto bring-up and debugging, functional verification, and manufacturing support

Preferred qualifications

  • Proficient in Altium
  • Experience with:
    • Apple MFi certification process
    • Wireless charging technologies such as Qi
    • Low power design topologies for battery-powered devices
    • iOS development (Xcode)
    • Power supply designs (high-efficiency AC-to-DC conversion, DC-DC converters, POE, USB)
  • Enjoy being hands on in the lab and want to be in the details (soldering, oscilloscopes, data acquisition)
  • Knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements and testing procedures (CE, FCC, UL)
  • Flexible, enjoys wearing multiple hats and working in a fast-paced environment
  • Contagious enthusiasm and passion for engineering
Category: Hardware Engineering

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Aila is at the cutting edge of bringing digital experiences to brick-and-mortar in the enterprise with sleek, iOS-based, scanning-enabled kiosks & handheld devices. 

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