Electrical Engineer - Robotics

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10 Maguire Road
Building 4, Suite 190
Lexington MA, 02421

Job Description

This position is located in our Lexington, MA headquarters. We seek an Electrical Engineer to join us in creating electrical systems for our next generation of robotic systems. The successful candidate will be part of and/or lead a multi-disciplinary team developing microcontroller based robotic platforms with emphasis on sensors, motion control, power, and user interfaces. Applicants must have a proven track record of developing products and successfully transitioning them into production. This position requires both excellent design skills and demonstrated technical leadership ability. Some limited domestic travel may be required.


  • Take inputs from customers (both internal and external) and generate sub-system requirements.
  • Transform tested conceptual solutions into robust product designs in coordination with engineering, operations, the customer and contract manufacturers.
  • Design and release PCBs and cable assemblies using Altium.
  • Develop production and support documentation including bills of material (BOMs), assembly drawings, and maintenance instructions.
  • Work with our suppliers, technicians, contract manufacturers, and shippers to guarantee that the right electromechanical system is assembled and functional in the right place at the right time.
  • Perform test and verification of prototype systems.
  • Perform system design analyses, including reliability, design-for-manufacture, design-for-assembly, cost-takeout, etc.

Desired Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 3 or more years of related work experience
  • Low noise, discrete analog circuit design
  • DC brush and brushless motor control
  • Infrared sensor design challenges and solutions
  • Microcontroller/Microprocessor based embedded design
  • High-volume/low-cost consumer product design and manufacturing experience
  • Design for EMC/ESD immunity
  • Smart batteries, battery charging
  • Mobile robotic systems
  • DC-to-DC regulators and switching regulators
  • Ethernet and WiFi
  • RF Design
  • Regulatory compliance

About the Company

We are a venture-backed company that combines artificial intelligence and intelligent robotics to change the way companies do business. Our company includes a team of world class technology experts recruited from centers of excellence including iRobot, Amazon, Uber, Tesla, Kiva Systems, Google, Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon, MIT, Cornell, University of Pennsylvania, Rethink Robotics, Lockheed Martin, BAE, Honeywell, and others. Prior work by this team resulted in more than 30 commercial products and billions of dollars in product revenue. Simply put, our team knows how to produce disruptive products that generate value for our customers.

As a company, we work hard and are creating material impact with our customers. Some would feel the need to say, “we work hard and play hard.” At Berkshire Grey our work is so rewarding that most of us finish a day and think “what could be more amazing?” Our culture is highly collaborative and open, the technical problems are challenging, the business opportunities are magnificent, and the value of your work to the customers and to the world is clear. Indeed, what could be better?

We are an equal opportunity employer. Benefits include: medical and related insurance, 401k with generous vesting and match models, and a well stocked kitchen.