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Senior Electrical Engineer

3170 William Pitt Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15238
$90,000 - $130,000 a year - Full-time
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3170 William Pitt Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15238

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) 5% Match
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance

Company Name: Hellbender Inc.

Job Title: Senior Electrical Engineer

Department: Electrical

Report to: Electrical Engineering Manager

Who We Are:

Hellbender Inc. is a Pennsylvania Benefit Corporation who partners with innovators to mature their Artificial Intelligence enabled computing sensors and produce their solutions onshore at prototype to high volumes. Hellbender is intentionally forming an inclusive work environment and is committed to uplifting the historically marginalized identities including veterans, women, trans and non-white races in our community and industry.

Job Summary:

A Senior Electrical Engineer, or Electronics Engineer, is responsible for developing and verifying electrical devices for functionality, safety, and efficiency. The duties include using design software to produce schematics and PCB layout, testing the device, and maintaining designs through their product life cycle.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Electrical Engineer will have duties and responsibilities that focus on design, safety, sustainability, quality assurance, and manufacturability. This position will perform product design activity including MCU and SOM PCB layout, RF communication layout, and design for manufacturing. This position will be responsible for design, implementation, verification, and maintenance of electronic products and parts for consumer, industrial, and US DOD electronics.
This position will additionally provide support for electrical work in the manufacturing cell design for internal manufacturing activities. Principal duties and responsibilities include:

● Implement design requirements from customer use cases
● Interact with contractors and customers using verbal and written communication
● Document the electrical design and functional description for various systems
● Technical purchasing specification and requisition
● Fabrication and 1st article inspections
● Develop and maintain project work schedules
● Prepare cost estimates for internal / external customers
● Inspect electrical components during and after the product installation
● Failure analysis and resolution of electronic assemblies
● Must have initiative. Will work independently and collectively. Must possess a strong desire to learn and build technical knowledge

Typical projects include intelligent sensor IOT products and robotics products.

Typical project scope includes PCB and PCB stack (mezzanine) designs for automated test and assembly, as well as automated test equipment design.

Education and Training Requirements:

The ideal candidate for this Electrical Engineer position will have at least a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and 5 yrs experience in PCB layout; or equivalent. United States veterans and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply at any experience level.

● BS degree in Electrical Engineering, MS degree preferred.
● Minimum of 5 years’ experience in design, project engineering and start-up of similar equipment.
● Experience with rechargeable batteries, cable harness, and board to board interconnect design, DC to DC converters, and communication protocols (CAN,

● Knowledge of PCB layout for MCU and SOM interfaces
● Knowledge of RF communication design
● Experience with electrical design drafting and schematics
● Experience designing with CAD software such as Altium
● Troubleshooting experience such as board bring-up, interconnection problems like ground loops, EMI/EMC, or environmental issues
● Experience with standard lab tools (DMM, Oscilloscope, Current Meters, Logic/Bus Analyzer)
● Strong communication, organizing, planning, and interpersonal skills
● Experience with SMT device sensors including imagers preferred
● Knowledge of drive control, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical systems preferred
● Ability to work on US DOD ITAR controlled projects preferred
● Willing and able to travel both domestically and internationally
● Must be proficient with Microsoft office products

Job Type: Full-time


This will be a salaried, exempt position. Compensation to be discussed relative to experience and abilities. This position will be open to the company yearly bonus and retirement savings programs.


● 401(k)
● 5% Safe Harbor Contribution to 401k by Hellbender
● Dental insurance, 100% by Hellbender for employees and their families
● Flexible spending account
● Health insurance, 100% by Hellbender for employees and their families
● Vision insurance, 100% by Hellbender for employees and their families
● 7.5 weeks total Paid time off
● As needed PPE reimbursement, including things such as prescription safety glasses, steel toe boots, ESD smock.
● Hellbender Inc. Stock through our Equity Incentive Plan
● Profit Sharing (through 401k)
● Hybrid work environment & flexible work schedule

COVID-19 considerations:

All employees are required to wear face masks. Proof of Covid19 Vaccination is required

Schedule: 8 hour shift - Monday to Friday


This position has limited travel, but occasional domestic customer travel may be required <10%

Work Location: UPARC Pittsburgh

Opportunity for advancement:

Hellbender is a growing business and follows a policy that prioritizes internal promotions. As new positions are created new opportunities for advancement will be created as well.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $90,000.00 - $130,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 8 years


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees are required to wear face masks. Proof of Covid19 Vaccination is required


  • Electrical engineering: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: In person