Sensor and Instrumentation Engineer

| Greater LA Area

PURPOSE:

The Electromagnetic Systems division is responsible for the design and development of the Hyperloop Propulsion Motor, Levitation and Guidance Systems. These systems are all electromechanical in nature and are designed by a highly cross-functional team of exceptional engineers in the areas of Electromagnetics, Mechanical Design, Heat Transfer, Materials Science, Testing, Controls and Embedded Systems, and Electrical System Modeling. We are seeking candidates with broad skillsets and various levels of experience to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work on one of the most challenging transportation applications on Earth, from right here at our Los Angeles facility.

THE ROLE:

The Sensors and Instrumentation Engineer is responsible for:

  • Specify, select, and purchase electronic sensors for test rigs and production-intent hardware.
  • Work with Test & Dev and Embedded Software groups to ensure installation and use succeeds.
  • Help build proof of concept electronics for new platforms and sensor types.
  • Supervise practical testing of levitation, guidance and propulsion electronics and physical rigs.
  • Ensure MIL, SIL, and HIL testing represents real sensor behavior and limitations.
  • Track and communicate new requirements and test results to relevant groups.
  • Document and interpret data from tests, and design new ones.

THE CANDIDATE:

  • Team oriented: you are comfortable and energized by working in a team with a wide variety of backgrounds and skillsets. You welcome constructive feedback and different perspectives. You desire to truly understand the goals and needs of your teammates.
  • Dynamic and creative: you thrive in a fast-paced environment where several interdependent technologies are being developed simultaneously. You welcome the challenge of generating ideas and performing analysis based on inputs and requirements that are subject to change.
  • Ability to make decisions, and effectively lead tasks and meet challenging deadlines with general requirements and wide responsibility.
  • Experience developing a product from concept to production.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and interpret a variety of abstract and concrete variables and provide solutions to difficult problem.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • BS or MS Degree in EE, Mechatronics or equivalent field.
  • Experience in scientific or advanced industry measurement equipment (NIST, SIL, metrology).
  • Experience in packaging, EMC, and connector requirements.
  • Experience with electronics and sensor vendors and purchasing.
  • Proven experience delivering custom electronic assemblies.
  • Embedded software development background.
  • Data-bus or embedded networking experience.
  • Signal processing background.

Hyperloop One is an Equal Employment Employer; employment is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected status. Hyperloop One will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the “Ban the Box” legislation. 

To all recruitment agencies: Virgin Hyperloop One does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Virgin Hyperloop One employees or any other company location. Virgin Hyperloop One is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Location

2159 Bay Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021
2159 Bay Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021

Insider's spotlight

What’s the vibe like in the office?

There's a buzz that can't be described. Imagine a group of very smart people, all from different backgrounds and industries, under one roof. All of these people are working on a massive project that could change so much in the world. The impact it will have is huge!

Greg Toroosian

Lead Recruiter

What is your vision for the company?

To transform transportation by breaking the time barrier! At speeds in excess of airlines and the potential to operate off of renewable grid based power, the hyperloop will revolutionize over the ground transportation.

Anita Sengupta

SVP of Systems Engineering

What are Virgin Hyperloop One Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Pet Friendly

Additional Perks + Benefits

Catered lunches, snacks, coffee and drinks every day. Personal trainer on-site 3x a week. Full showers, towels and lockers. Corporate Uber account. Onsite barber visits. Dry cleaning service. Stock options with early exercise option.

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