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Robotics Electrical Engineering Manager



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, October 1, 2023
Teleo is a robotics startup disrupting a trillion-dollar industry. Teleo converts construction heavy equipment, like loaders, dozers, excavators, trucks, etc. into autonomous robots. This technology allows a single operator to efficiently control multiple machines simultaneously, delivering substantial benefits to our customers while significantly enhancing operator safety and comfort.
Teleo is founded by Vinay Shet and Rom Clément, experienced technology executives who led the development of Lyft’s Self Driving Car and Google Street View. Teleo is backed by YCombinator, Up Partners, F-Prime Capital, and a host of industry luminaries. Teleo’s product is already deployed on several continents and generating revenue.
Teleo is poised for rapid growth. This presents a unique opportunity to be part of a team that is creating a product with a profound impact on our customers, working on cutting-edge 100,000-pound autonomous robots, engineering intricate systems at the intersection of hardware, software, and AI, and joining the early stages of an exciting startup journey.
About the Role
As the Robotics Electrical Engineering Manager, your purview will encompass the direct supervision of electrical engineers entrusted with the conception, development, manufacturing, initiation, and validation of both our current and next-generation Teleo Hardware.
Within your capacity, you will engage in daily interactions with counterparts in mechanical engineering, embedded firmware, systems engineering, and the compliance division.
The ideal candidate for this position will possess a track record of successfully crafting and implementing custom hardware electrical systems of the utmost reliability and safety in demanding environments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field, coupled with 8+ years of hands-on experience in designing and executing complex electrical systems.
  • A minimum of 3+ years in a leadership capacity, effectively managing teams of engineers.
  • Proficiency in the realm of robotics or autonomous systems, while not mandatory, is strongly preferred.
  • Expert level in CAD tools in circuit design, PCB layout, and electrical simulation software (e.g., Altium, OrCAD, KiCad).
  • A demonstrated track record in designing, producing, and deploying hardware solutions at scale.
  • Substantial hands-on experience across the entirety of the product lifecycle, encompassing architecture, design, system integration (both electrical and mechanical), as well as system qualification and compliance.

Preferred Qualification/Bonus Points

  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering with 5+ years of hands-on experience
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of electrical systems for self-driving cars
  • Proven ability to optimize electrical systems for efficiency, reliability, and safety in challenging environments.
  • Familiarity with industry-specific safety and compliance standards (e.g., ISO 26262, IEC 61508) and the ability to implement them effectively (risk assessment, SIL computations, FIT Rate derivations…)
  • Strong project management skills, with experience in guiding complex electrical engineering projects from concept to delivery.
  • A passion for innovation and a proactive approach to staying updated on emerging trends and technologies in electrical engineering and robotics.
Teleo is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. All qualified people are encouraged to apply.